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Many industries benefit from the services of transportation specialists. Examples are manufacturing, production, commercial, healthcare, food service, government, and public service. For as long as a company is in the business of transferring people and products from one place to another, transportation specialists can help ensure safety.

 

Transportation specialists generally work on a full-time arrangement with a work schedule that is highly dependent on the nature of the business. In this way, candidates must be willing to work on weekends and holidays as required. 

 

A job description is a useful tool in the recruitment process. Not to be overlooked, it is a reliable way to inform job seekers about what the position is all about. A job description reflects the role’s responsibilities, requirements, and qualifications. For recruiters, there are many ways to use the job description: not just to inform but to attract ideal candidates. It is helpful to include some information about the hiring company, the work environment, company values, and even employee benefits. Doing so will make your job description memorable and stand out. In no time, candidate applicants will come your way.

 

Responsibilities of a Transportation Specialist

 

The primary responsibility of transportation specialists revolves around the safe passage and transport of multiple materials, goods, products, and even people. No matter the kind or mode of transportation that transportation specialists oversee, they must follow local laws and transportation regulations at all times. All vehicles used by the business should be properly licensed and maintained. 

 

Transportation specialists contribute a lot in developing and executing transportation policies and guidelines. They also review and revise these policies for improvements. To help ensure the efficiency of each transport, specialists perform routine inspection and maintenance checks on their vehicles for optimal operational function. They study and plan routes, delegate drivers, and schedule transportation services. 

 

Furthermore, transportation specialists participate in the selection process of drivers by conducting interviews and training those who are newly hired. They also take charge of processing transport documentation of drivers and liaise between them and the management team. Lastly, transportation specialists monitor and evaluate driver performance and answer customer inquiries as needed. 

 

Skills and Qualifications of a Transportation Specialist

 

To apply as a transportation specialist, a bachelor’s degree in logistics, transportation management, business management, or a similar field is required. A master’s degree is an advantage. Previous experience in the same role is generally preferred. Candidates need to be knowledgeable of transportation industry rules and regulations and adhere to local laws.  

The ideal candidate for a transportation specialist role is an excellent communicator, able to explain and give instructions well. Interpersonal and communication skills are necessary. Also, proficiency in operating transportation management systems and software is part of the job. Because specialists manage people and processes, good time management and organization skills are a must. Lastly, transportation specialists must demonstrate problem-solving skills and remain calm in a fast-paced environment. 

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Transportation Specialists for Hire in Los Angeles, CA
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Transportation Specialists for Hire in Chicago, IL
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Transportation Specialists for Hire in Florence, AL
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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Transportation Specialist

What is the best way to find and hire a Transportation Specialist near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Transportation Specialist applicants. Employers posting their Transportation Specialist job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Transportation Specialist applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Transportation Specialist are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 7 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Transportation Specialist positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Transportation Specialist role?
SMS has 88% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Transportation Specialist job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Transportation Specialists are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 107% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Transportation Specialist applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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