Drayage Operations Specialist

Charleston, SC posted on December 22

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Nolan Transportation Group, Inc. (NTG) is a full service, third-party Logistics Company dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. We have been recognized as one of metropolitan Atlanta's fastest growing, privately-owned companies (Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2010, 2013, 2014). NTG offers excellent career growth potential with an immediate opportunity to learn from our industry-experienced team members. NTG is headquartered in Roswell, GA and has regional offices located in Atlanta,GA, Charleston, SC, Grand Rapids, MI, Dallas, TX, Charlotte, N.C., Orlando, FL, Chicago, IL, Portland, OR, Nashville, TN, Denver, CO, and Detroit, MI (January 2016).   NTG is an approved Transportation Service Provider (TSP) for participation in the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Freight Management Program (FMP). As a member of the prestigious Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), NTG adheres to the highest standard of professional service and ethical business conduct in our industry.


Our Benefits:
Nolan Transportation Group provides a competitive, comprehensive, performance-based compensation package for our full-time employees. Our employee benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company Matching
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays



Drayage Operations Specialist


Position Details

 NTG is seeking motivated individuals with a desire to start a career in the fast paced and rewarding Freight brokerage business. We are growing rapidly and have positions available in all of our regional offices.  As a Drayage Operations specialist, you will be responsible for booking and tracking loads with carriers in a certain region of the United States. The position includes overseeing the quoting process for all NTG branches, coordinating directly with our intermodal and drayage carriers, resolving issues, and enhancing the overall efficiency of the department. As a Drayage Operations Specialist you will also obtain volume quotes by means of inbound and outbound calling to carriers, as well as provide support for the sales team.

Primary Responsibilities and Daily Tasks

  • Obtain and negotiate rates with drayage carriers and provide quotes to brokers
  • Book and track shipments within your region and provide timely updates to brokers and customers as needed
  • Calling regular carriers daily to secure equipment
  • Obtain Proof-of-Deliveries from carriers and assist with invoice corrections as needed
  • Booking and tracking shipments as well as issue resolution within your dedicated region
  • Participation in the growth of the office
  • Collaborating with other branch locations 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field preferred
  • 6 months to 1 year of prior experience in freight forwarding, ocean freight, import/export operations, or transportation preferred but not required
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and problem solving skills
  • Energy  to work hard and do well that will inspire and motivate team members to join them in our quest to find solutions, meet our goals, and provide exceptional service to our customers
  • MS Office skills and related computer knowledge
  • Competitive nature
  • Organized and effective under pressure, able to multitask and handle multiple issues at one time

Our Culture:
NTG Employees:
• “Go to bat” for the carrier, but protect NTG’s customer at the same time
• Display the highest level of integrity.
• Demonstrate respect for others.
• Possess a "do whatever it takes" attitude.
• Think creatively and innovatively.
• Enjoy working in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
• Are resourceful and results driven.
These are the fundamental aspects of our working environment that make each day both challenging and rewarding.
Our Benefits:
Nolan Transportation Group provides a competitive, comprehensive, performance-based compensation package for our full time employees. Our employee benefits include:
o Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
o Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
o 401(k) with Company Matching
o Paid Time Off and Holidays