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Logistics Specialist

Date: Jan 3, 2022

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 37763

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 

 

With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,100 employees and approximately 295 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..

 

 

Short Description

The Logistics Specialist will play an important role in supporting a variety of complex projects related to transportation.  Key activities of this position include driving logistics efficiencies and compliance, become a subject matter expert within Herc Rentals’ transportation related applications/processes, perform data compilation and analysis for management, communicate with both internal and external stakeholders, and ensure support is provided regarding all logistics billing/payment processes (including supporting 3rd party programs in place).

Responsibilities

  • Point of contact and liaison for the Field Support Center’s (FSC) Logistics team and North American branches
  • Manage North American payment and billing process for tolls and moving violations
    • Continue to enhance current program and drive cost savings
  • Support company-wide freight program encompassing all 3rd party logistics providers
  • Provide support with scheduling and monitoring rental equipment movements
  • Monitor internal and supplier compliance to the Herc freight program and other key performance measurements
  • Responsible for various administrative responsibilities, such as system access requests, tracking 3rd party hauling claims, and ensuring field personnel approve invoices in a timely manner  
  • Assist team with 3rd party application enhancement projects, including approval authorization and preferred carrier program
  • Support the freight bill audit and pay process
  • Gathers, collects, records, tracks, and verifies data and information from multiple sources
  • Become SME in both On the Go (internal dispatch/scheduling tool) and 3rd party hauling TMS (Transportation Management System)
  • Work closely with Operations and Logistics team with future technology efforts:
    • Participate in user acceptance testing
    • Drive pilot efforts
    • Assist in development of rollout plans
    • Assist in development of training
  • Maintain/enhance Logistics Dashboard and Logistics Reporting
  • Transportation related special projects and ad hoc assignments

Professional Experience

Equipment industry experience desirable

Educational Background

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Skills

  • Team player with initiative and a positive attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (English – both verbal and written)
  • Understands basic concepts of supply chain
  • Results orientated, excellent analytical, process and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

 

Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.

 

Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 

 

Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, nationals origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


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