Arrow Electronics Transportation Specialist II in Centennial, Colorado


Transportation Specialist II

Job Description:

Arrow Electronics is seeking a Transportation Specialist II to join our team in Centennial, CO. Successful candidates will tender orders to 3rd party carriers, communicate and place orders with internal Deployment Technicians, contact external clients to schedule orders, and resolve issues within the life cycle of the job from pickup to delivery. This role will communicate information regarding the transportation and recovery of jobs to management as needed. The perfect candidate would be self-motivated, client focused, and work well in a team environment.

Shift: 7am-4pm M-F

Pay: BOE

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate information with the carriers, including scheduling of jobs, obtaining shipping documents, tracking numbers and proof of deliveries, etc.

  • Maintain and follow approved routing guide for carriers and processing centers

  • Assist in shipping requests by processing shipping report in order to setup and contact carriers for pickup

  • Process minor shipping requests including redirecting freight, changing freight terms, etc. as needed or requested by management

  • Research and Resolve issues: missed pickups, onsite issues, carrier charge backs, and domestic carrier account issues and damaged inventory, etc.

  • Handle inquiries from processing centers, sales and client experience regarding transportation with professionalism and a high level of customer care

  • Perform analytical duties and data base maintenance as necessary

  • Assist internal and external freight audit and payment groups with validation and payment of freight invoices

  • Other general duties and special projects as assigned

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing and ensuring the safe and cost effective delivery of company and customer owned product.

  • Maintain inbound and outbound routing guides and monitor compliance

  • Monitor and report carrier performance, hold periodic reviews with carriers and take corrective action as required.

  • Assist carriers and distribution centers in resolving issues regarding loading, unloading, appointments and daily pick execution.

  • Administer freight payment programs; monitor payment process and reporting of information.

  • Assist in developing and implementing savings and process improvement programs with carriers, suppliers, warehouse operations and other transportation related providers.

  • Prepare reports and other presentation materials as required by department leadership. Collaborate with Product Management, Finance, Sales, and other functional areas touching Transportation functions to facilitate reporting or other projects as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in third-party logistics and/or supply chain

  • Dispatch experience

  • Experience working with data bases, specifically entering and extracting data to assist with analytics

  • Transportation industry knowledge with an emphasis on Ground carriers or Third Party Logistics a bonus

At Arrow, we are driving innovation and choice by offering employees a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy. Our comprehensive, competitive benefits program is an important part of your total compensation package. We offer a variety of plans and coverage, including health, vision, dental, 401K, paid time off, and voluntary benefits as well as resources to help you make cost-effective decisions for you and your family.

Everyone counts at Arrow, and our benefits enable you to achieve and maintain better health and plan for your future as we work together toward smarter solutions in tomorrow’s technology. Arrow offers competitive time off for you, which includes accrued vacation time, personal and floating holidays, in addition to other observed holidays. These are granted based on the date you join the company in any given year.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Arrow Electronics, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please refer to our Hiring Process & Accommodations Request Instructions on our Career Site to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


Denver (Panorama)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Non-Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 113 company with more than 18,800 employees in over 80 countries, and 2017 sales of $26.6 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.