BlueGrace Logistics

Logistics Operations Intern - Summer 2022 - Detroit, MI

Job Locations US-MI-Troy
Job ID
2021-2610
# of Openings
5
Category
Managed Logistics
Position Type
Intern

Job Summary

Now Interviewing Logistics Operations Interns to join our team at BG Detroit in summer 2022! 

 

This role is responsible for the daily operations of our Managed Logistics accounts (large clients).  This role will work closely with the Operations Manager in a timely, proactive manner that exceeds the customer’s expectations. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Answering inquiries from carriers, clients, and/or customers
  • Mode Optimization
  • Investigation and resolution of issues submitted by customers, carriers and/or suppliers
  • Acting as a liaison between operations, carriers, and customers
  • Daily interaction with internal staff, carriers, and customer personnel is required
  • Prioritize workload based on collaboration with Operations Manager and EPD
  • Savings identification
  • Relationship building with customer contacts, carriers and suppliers
  • Creation of standard work instructions (SWI) and process improvement identification
  • Practice continuous business improvements by reviewing procedures and work habits; Implement steps to lower cost while increasing performance 

 

Qualifications

  • Expected graduation between August 2022 and May 2023 required to qualify
  • Supply Chain Management or similar major required 
  • Working knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook); Experience working with Transportation Management Systems (TMS) is a perk
  • Communication: Effectively express ideas orally or in writing as required to perform the job; Ability to proactively communicate with individuals at all levels
  • Interpersonal relations: Work collaboratively with members of his/her team and establish/maintain effective working relationships when dealing with managers, supervisors, or co-workers
  • Problem Solving: Ability to think outside the box and look for solutions; Must have a demonstrated ability in process improvement 

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