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Summer Internship in Niles, IL at AFN

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AFN is looking for talented, driven, and enthusiastic students to join our fast-growing, award-winning, and fun-loving third-party logistics team. With AFN, you have the chance to take the wheel, and steer your career exactly where you want it to go. Challenge yourself. Come grow with us. Do you have what it takes?  Now is the time to find out. 

Program Summary  

During your time as an Intern at AFN, you will learn the different facets of the transportation industry and our organization by working alongside the Carrier Sales, Operations and/or Client Services departments.  You will learn the organization from different angles, from tracking and tracing shipments to creating and building lasting partnerships with clients. 

You’ll learn to:

  • Build strong partnerships, internally and externally
  • Negotiate shipment rates
  • Track and trace shipments
  • Research and source carriers to create long-term partnerships
  • Identify and understand the needs of our customers
  • Understand the supply and demand of the market
  • Identify problems and find solutions 

We have invested in both highly qualified people and the most sophisticated technology to move our customers’ products every day. Our team is comprised of highly motivated, results driven individuals who like to work hard and reap the rewards.  

Job Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in progress
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Self-motivated and hard-working with a strong work ethic
  • Relationship-building skills
  • Ninja-like multi-tasking skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to thing outside the box and enjoys learning and solving problems
  • Enthusiastic, assertive, driven and flexible

About AFN

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, two-week long training program amongst your peers that will fully orient you to the transportation industry, and your role as an Intern.  AFN is a great place to jump-start your growth and contribute to your experience in the industry.

AFN is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/V/D