Transportation Assistant

  • Full Time
  • UAE
  • Posted 1 month ago


About the job
Are you looking to jump-start your career in transportation? IIQAF is a logistics and transportation company with an ever-evolving transportation-focused role that will help take us to the next level! We are looking for a self-motivated Transportation Assistant who is passionate about the industry and ready to take on the challenges of this rapidly changing market.

As The Transportation Assistant, Your Key Responsibilities Include

Assisting with planning and managing the transportation network to ensure the efficient and timely delivery of goods
Securing transport equipment appropriate for the goods being shipped and monitoring the condition to ensure the safety of goods and compliance with all applicable regulations
Managing the daily transportation operations including tracking of shipments, determining the most cost-effective routes, loading, unloading, and scheduling of shipments
Improving the efficiency of the transportation network, including route optimization and alternate transportation methods
Researching and negotiating shipping rates with carriers
Working closely with other departments to ensure timely and accurate documentation for shipments
Troubleshooting any logistical issues such as delays and damages
Maintaining up-to-date records of transportation activities

The Ideal Candidate Must Possess

Excellent organizational and time management skills as well as strong problem-solving abilities
A thorough understanding of all applicable regional, state, and federal regulations related to the transport of goods
Proficiency with software, including freight management programs, databases, and electronic communication tools
Proficiency in spoken and written English
A current Class B/C Commercial Driver’s License and valid medical card (preferred, but not required)

If you are looking to become an essential part of a team that is pushing the boundaries of this industry, we would love to hear from you!

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