Freight Rate Specialist (Joint Base Lewis-Mcchord) Job at PD Systems, Inc. in Tacoma, WA
Requisition Number: 1902
Freight Rate Specialist
Location: Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Position is contingent upon contract award
The responsibilities of Freight Rate Specialists are research data and identify and assign Department of Transportation (DOT) hazard classifications, placard requirements, and freight rate classification to an unlimited variety of commodities shipped. Freight Rate Specialists evaluates shipment requirements to plan the most efficient and economical method of transportation. A variety of shipments require movement by more than one mode (i.e., movement to a port by motor and subsequent movement by water or military air to final destination). Freight Rate Specialists use a variety of regulations in the shipment planning process including the National Motor Freight Classification Guide (EMP 100-J), Code of Federal Regulations 49 (CFR 49) for movement of hazardous material by motor, and International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for movement of dangerous goods by sea. Freight Rate Specialists research carrier tenders and tariffs, computes and compares freight rates, accessorial charges and fuel surcharges. Individuals should possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
PD Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.
PD Systems is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.
Employment decisions at PD Systems are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
About the Company
Company: PD Systems, Inc.
Company Location: Tacoma, WA