Priority Courier Experts / VANEX

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Priority Courier Experts is the leading on-call and scheduled service Transportation Company in the Twin Cities, with a daily reach into the five-state area. Established in 1997, Priority’s fleet of 500 local drivers consists of Tractors, Docks, Flatbeds, Curtain-sides, Transits and Transit Connects, and continues to grow rapidly. Priority Courier Experts is ranked among the top ten same-day delivery companyies in the country for fleet size, volume of work, operations support staff and revenue.

The average length of employment for an office staffer is eight years, and some employees have been at the company since year one. The delivery business is one that will only continue to expand, thus constantly offering opportunities for advancement and compensation increases to those that demonstrate passion and expertise.

Customer Service Representative

Entry level position - Full-time: 40 to 45 hours per week

Job Description:

Work at a nice desk in a comfortable office receiving calls from our clients to place on-call or scheduled transportation shipments. 95% of our shipments are local so you will quickly become familiar with our clients and their shipping and receiving locations. Comfortable break and lunch room with fresh food stocked daily if you prefer to eat in for lunch.

Our desires of a quality candidate:

  • Good typing skills - working knowledge of Excel & Word a plus
  • Good communication, event assessment, and resolution skills
  • Flexible on work hours for first six months
  • Transportation career orientated with desire to move up the ladder within the company

Compensation, benefits and your expectations:

  • $16.00 to $18.00 per hour starting based on your skills
  • 2 weeks’ vacation in your first year, 3 weeks in your third year, paid holidays
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Med INS - Delta Dental - 401k with 5% company match
  • Easy office access with extremely nice working space and common areas

Common positions CSR’s advance to in our organization:
Dispatch Support, Dispatcher, Fleet Service, Accounting, Inside sales, Recruitment, Retention Marketing

Who should apply for this position?
Bank Teller, Retail Store Clerks, Fast Food Drive-Thru rep, Call Center rep, Admin Asst., Receptionist, Hostess, Telemarketer, Grocery Cashier, Shipping Clerk, Accounting Clerk, Gas Station Clerk, Mall Kiosk sales rep, Movie Theater people, Staffing co. reps, Transportation CSR’s and support reps, collection company reps, data entry, hospitality, and High School graduate if college is not your thing. But, most importantly, YOU! If you want a good place to spend your work time, with an opportunity to grow and advance, Priority can be that.

You can apply in person at: 3545 Hoffman Rd E, St. Paul, MN 55110
Or email your Resume to:
greatopportunities@shipwithpriority.com

Dispatcher

Responsibilities:

  • assign 300 to 500 on-call and recurring orders per day via either:
    • Fleet (same drivers each day) or
    • Zones (geographic areas)
  • On-time performance of both your fleet/zone and the overall fleet
  • Professional and respectful communication and relationships with drivers, customers and internal departments
  • Quickly and effectively handling exceptions and special needs

Skills:

  • Good computer and typing skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills, working closely with office staff, on the phone or via computer with customers, and on the radio or internet with the drivers.
  • Must be positive person and a self-motivator
  • Transportation skills are a big plus, but many have succeeded in our dispatch center with no experience but the time line has taken longer.
  • Ability to be calm when challenges arise. Example: If you’re sitting in a traffic jam, are you the type of person to become anxious and make quick decisions, or are you the type of person to pay more attention and take advantage of opportunities that may arise?

Compensation:

  • $5,000 sign on bonus ($10,000 if you’re currently working on CXT software) if you’re an employed, experienced dispatcher (paid at 90 days).
  • $21.50 to $30.00 per hour to start (based on experience or ability). There is no slow track at Priority, once you demonstrate an understanding of our business we will place you in our operations center and adjust your pay to equal your ability. Primary Dispatchers can earn $80,000 to $93,000 annually.
  • Full-time Morning, Midday and Afternoon shifts available.

You can apply in person at: 3545 Hoffman Rd E, St. Paul, MN 55110
Or email your Resume to:
greatopportunities@shipwithpriority.com

Dispatch Operations Manager

Responsibilities:

  • The effective and efficient overall operations of our Dispatch operations and Call Center
  • Performance management and succession planning of the Supervisors, Dispatchers, and call center personnel
  • Overall on-time delivery performance and any necessary changes in Dispatch strategy or execution
  • Strong communication and relationships with customers
  • Proper staffing schedules to ensure correct coverage 24x7x365
  • Ensuring professionalism and strong working relationships between Dispatchers, drivers, customer service and internal departments
  • Gauge the size of the Fleet and each vehicle type to ensure on-time deliveries and high vehicle utilization
  • Evaluate and present the overall performance of Operations and lead its improvement
  • Create and implement any necessary policies and procedures for overall operations effectiveness

Skills:

  • Experience managing and supervising a Dispatch Operation or equivalent position
  • Disciplined, internally driven and accountable
  • Excellent communication skills with drivers, staff, customers and management
  • Must be a positive person
  • Ability to see problematic trends developing and take action to prevent them
  • Calm under pressure
  • Knowledge of the same-day delivery or transportation industry is a strong plus
  • Military leadership is a plus

Compensation:

  • $15,000 sign on bonus ($20,000 if you’re currently working on CXT software) if you’re an employed, experienced Dispatch Operations Manager (paid at 90 days).
  • $45.00 to $50.00 per hour or $109,000 to $125,000 salary (based on ability)
  • Up to $15,000 re-location reimbursement.

You can apply in person at: 3545 Hoffman Rd E, St. Paul, MN 55110
Or email your Resume to:
greatopportunities@shipwithpriority.com

Dispatch Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • On-time delivery performance, customer service and the smooth operation of the fleets
  • Aware at all times of the status of the deliveries and the performance of the Dispatchers under your supervision
  • Taking action quickly to proactively prevent problems from building
  • Ensure that exceptions are handled quickly and effectively to maintain strong customer service
  • Maintaining great morale and working relationships between the Dispatchers, the drivers and our customers

Skills:

  • Supervisory experience of a real-time operation or equivalent position
  • Ability to monitor and run an operation with critical timed deliveries
  • Disciplined, internally driven and accountable
  • Strong communication skills with drivers, staff, customers and management
  • Must be a positive person
  • Ability to see problematic trends developing and take action to prevent issues
  • Calm under pressure
  • Knowledge of the same-day delivery or transportation industry is a strong plus

Compensation:

  • $10,000 sign on bonus ($15,000 if you’re currently working on CXT software) if you’re an employed, experienced dispatch supervisor (paid at 90 days).
  • $36.50 to $40.00 per hour or $98,200 to $103,200 salary (based on ability)
  • Full-time morning and mid-morning shifts available.
  • Up to $10,000 re-location reimbursement.

You can apply in person at: 3545 Hoffman Rd E, St. Paul, MN 55110
Or email your Resume to:
greatopportunities@shipwithpriority.com

Sales Account Manager

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Proposal preparation for prospective clients
  • Develop new business within your territory and existing accounts
  • Maintenance of existing customer base

We offer a competitive base salary, excellent commission plan, vacation, 401(k), dental and medical insurance, company car or vehicle allowance.

Earning potential based on performance is $100,000 to $225,000

Candidate will ideally possess or have demonstrated:

  • Transportation experience desired, but not required
  • Passion to succeed

We would prefer you email a short cover letter specific to this ad as to why you would like to explore this opportunity versus the standard resume. greatopportunities@shipwithpriority.com

This New Business Development position is based in Vadnais Heights, MN.

Fleet Recruiting Specialist

This opportunity is perfect for a professional in the transportation industry who has a proven track record in the recruiting and retention of a large fleet of Independent Contractor drivers. If you have the drive to succeed plus the skills and abilities to help grow our dynamic company, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently recruit new drivers to meet our customer’s growing demands
  • Effectively retain performing drivers through analysis, reporting, and performance management processes
  • Apply your knowledge to keep the fleet in compliance with DOT and state regulations and statutes

We offer very strong benefits and compensation, plus a 401k package with company match.

Requirements:

  • Experience in the transportation industry with a preference for experience in large scale same-day work with both large trucks (dock trucks, day-cabs, flatbeds, curtain sides) and parcel vehicles
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations regarding Carrier compliance requirements
  • Excellence with interpersonal relationships
  • Strong communication skills in both written and spoken forms
  • Ability to plan, organize and complete work in a timely manner
  • BA preferred, or equivalent experience acceptable

You can apply in person at: 3545 Hoffman Rd E, St. Paul, MN 55110
Or email your Resume to:
greatopportunities@shipwithpriority.com