DRIVER JOB LINE 866-609-3449
WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING QUALITY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

 

Current Positions

  • Dispatcher

    Our dispatch professionals work in a centralized location coordinating and managing the delivery of ground-transported cargo. They spend part of their days negotiating the best rates with vendors, figuring out the most cost-effective delivery options with customers and the most efficient routes with drivers. They also fulfill an administrative role by filing the appropriate paperwork, monitoring driver progress, processing and tracking orders, managing driver concerns, tracking hours of service and so much more. Every day is fast paced and no two days are the same.

     

    Skills/Qualifications

    Teamwork, Emphasizing Excellence, Initiative, Leadership, Customer Service, Listening, Reporting Skills, Verbal Communication, Written Communication, Computer skills and knowledge of relevant software, knowledge of operation of standard office equipment, knowledge of dispatch requirements. Principles and practices of basic office management, there isn’t any primary academic requirement. Individual must be able to read and write in English.

     

    Educational Requirements

    There isn’t any primary academic requirement. Individual must be able to read and write in English.

  • Broker Agent

    We are looking for a service-minded Freight Broker to act as a liaison between our customers and freight carriers. The Freight Broker will secure new accounts, expedite the sharing of information and documentation between customers and carriers, and communicate with dispatchers and drivers to track the status of loads. You will negotiate contracts with carriers in a manner that optimizes profits.

     

    To ensure success in this position you need maintain current knowledge of freight carrier services, and be effective in attracting new customers and ensuring customer retention. Top applicants are customer-oriented, and have the ability to multitask in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

     

    Freight Broker Responsibilities:

    • Generating leads and attracting new prospects, and developing a sales pipeline.
    • Identifying and selecting reputable and safe carriers for freight services.
    • Providing customers with shipping quotes.
    • Booking orders with carriers.
    • Assisting to prepare carriers for loads.
    • Tracking status of loads.
    • Collaborating with shippers, carriers and dispatchers to manage scheduled collections and drop-offs.
    • Keeping accurate records of relevant activities.
    • Updating customers on status of shipments, and assisting with other inquiries.
    • Maintaining current knowledge of market trends in transportation marketplace.

     

    Educational Requirements

    There isn’t any primary academic requirement. Individual must be able to read and write in English.

  • OTR Truck Drivers

    Griffin Transportation in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking Midwest and OTR drivers. The fundamental responsibility of the Over the Road Driver is to maneuver several tractor-trailer combinations for stretched duration of time, utilizing Omnitracs to transport dry van goods from one location to another throughout the mid-west and long distance over the road routes for our customers, between yards and/or work sites, at company/customer facilities in a punctual, efficient and timely manner. Must ensure that all necessary shipping credentials/bill of lading are in order. Maintain all essential paperwork for pick up/delivery. The driver must comply with all federal, state, and local regulations for the secure and safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in performing his/her duties. Must have a valid CDL-A license. We have an excellent benefits package to offer and bonus program opportunities.

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Experienced (Non-Manager)

    Career Category

    • Transportation, Logistics, Related Repair - Type: Truck Driving

     

    Job Characteristics

    • Full-time
    • W-2
    • Flexible hours
    • Veteran focus
    • Medical benefits provided
    • Active duty military
    • Experienced Worker

     

Disclaimer

The above descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

If you are interested in a career opportunity at Griffin Transportation & Logistics, you may contact Human Resources or upload a copy of your cover letter and/or resume by clicking and/or dropping it below.  Note: pdf,.txt,.zip,.rar file types are accepted

 

Griffin Transportation, Inc., Trucking, Grand Rapids, MI

4525 Clay Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548

+1 (866) 609-3449 or

+1 (616) 249-8394

fax +1 (616) 249-8460

 

 

 DRIVER JOB LINE 866-609-3449
 DRIVER JOB LINE 866-609-3449
WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING QUALITY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
 DRIVER JOB LINE 866-609-3449
WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING QUALITY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
 DRIVER JOB LINE 866-609-3449
WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING QUALITY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES