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Operations Specialist in Chicago, IL at AFN

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AFN is looking for talented, driven, and successful people to join our fast-growing, award-winning, and fun-loving third-party logistics team.  Do you have a strong desire to master and complete any and all assignments thrown your way?  Do your strengths include a strong attention to detail, exactness, and the drive to analyze information and data?  If you want to continue to develop your expertise and knowledge, this position is for you.


As an Operations Specialist, you’ll provide premier transportation services to AFN customers by executing critical daily operations and collaborating with internal and external parties to ensure AFN meets and exceeds customer expectations. The key to your success is driving results and profitability through demonstrated initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and strategic thinking.

Main Responsibilities:

• Exceptional operational execution for customer shipments and transportation service
• Develop and maintain customer account relationships through proactive support
• Quote shipments
• Deliver world-class service to our carriers, customers and AFN teammates
• Fulfill other duties as required
• Travel up to 25%

Job Requirements


• Bachelor’s degree preferred; or HS Diploma/GED/Associates Degree required
• Prior experience working in transportation preferred
• 1 - 2 years experience managing a customer relationship preferred
• Ninja-like multi-tasking
• Analytical aptitude
• Attention to detail and confident decision-making skills
• Strategic & process improvement driven
• Proficient in Microsoft Office

AFN is driven by a vision to be the logistics partner of choice by focusing on the success of our customers and carriers, while fostering an environment of continuous learning and innovation. Your learning experience begins with a comprehensive training program that will fully orient you to the transportation industry, and your role in it. The Operations Specialist is a key member of our team, and a great place to grow your AFN career.

AFN is an at-will employer. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive package of benefits and perks including medical, dental, life & disability insurance, 401(k) program with match, PTO, a flexible spending account, tuition reimbursement, casual dress and more.

AFN is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/V/D
If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact us at 1-877-562-3236.