Knichel Logistics has grown under the philosophy that its employees are truly its greatest asset.

Since opening in 2003, several of our veteran staff members that were here from the first day still work for Knichel Logistics. Our high employee retention rate goes hand in hand with being an extension of our customers’ operations and consequently their high rates of satisfaction with our services. Knichel Logistics also had the honor of being named one of the Pittsburgh Business Times “Best Places to Work in Western PA” for seven consecutive years!

If you are interested in joining a company that is committed to its employees, Knichel Logistics is the place for you. Please send your resume with the title of the position in the subject line to jobs_careers@knichellogistics.com.

Open Positions (Full Time)


PRICING AND PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

As a Pricing and Procurement Specialist at Knichel Logistics, you will work within the exciting world of drayage relations on a daily basis while also establishing a path towards a promising career in transportation carrier procurement. Knichel Logistics provides all employees with the training they need in order to excel at their jobs and grow with the company via a multitude of advancement opportunities.

This vitally important role in our pricing department consists primarily of building our drayage network and managing customer and vendor intermodal rates. The Pricing and Procurement Specialist’s ability to excel in carrier relations along with their management of intermodal rates is essential to our Sales, Account Management, and Operations teams and their continued ability to grow Knichel Logistics’ intermodal business.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish relationships with drayage providers near key intermodal ramps and ports
  • Communicate and develop a rapport with multiple stakeholders (both external and internal)
  • Maintain vendor and customer rate and pricing files within Excel and Knichel’s TMS (transportation management system)
  • Provide quick pricing and rate support that allows us to earn more business
  • Manage, complete, and respond to daily pricing requests in accordance with due dates and/or service level agreements for new and existing customers
  • Ensure compliance with operational policies prior to pricing business
  • Collaborate with management and peers to identify best practices to provide continuous improvement in the quality of pricing activities that will lead to improved win ratios

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Required:

  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication, prioritization and time management skills
  • Willingness to use both verbal (phone) and written (email) communication to develop carrier, customer and internal relationships
  • Experience working with MS Office; including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Positive mindset and a desire to learn new things!

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent business experience
  • One year of logistics, customer service, and/or pricing experience

PRICING AND SOURCING ANALYST

As a Pricing and Sourcing Analyst at Knichel Logistics, you will challenge your Excel skills and data management on a daily basis while also establishing a path towards a promising career in transportation yield management. Knichel Logistics provides all employees with the training they need in order to excel at their jobs and grow with the company via a multitude of advancement opportunities.

This vitally important role in our pricing department consists primarily of managing customer and vendor intermodal rates. The Pricing and Sourcing Analyst’s management of these rates is essential to our Sales, Account Management, and Operations teams and their continued ability to grow Knichel Logistics’ intermodal business. This position has the potential to grow into a Yield Management Coordinator based on skill set and experience.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain vendor and customer rate and pricing files within Excel and Knichel’s TMS (transportation management system)
  • Provide quick pricing and rate support that allows us to earn more business
  • Collaborate with management and peers to identify best practices to provide continuous improvement in the quality of pricing activities that will lead to improved win and yield management ratios
  • Manage, complete, and respond to daily pricing requests in accordance with due dates and/or service level agreements for new and existing customers
  • Ensure compliance with operational policies prior to pricing business
  • Communicate and develop a rapport with multiple stakeholders (both external and internal)

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Required:

  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
  • A passion for data management and skill level of Intermediate or higher in Excel
  • Excellent communication, prioritization and time management skills
  • Experience working with MS Office; including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Positive mindset and a desire to learn new things!

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent business experience
  • One year of logistics, customer service, and/or pricing experience

CARRIER PROCUREMENT REPRESENTATIVE

As a Carrier Procurement Representative, you will play a critical role working within the company’s truckload brokerage department by adding carriers to our network while building relationships to support both current business needs and strategic growth initiatives for the truckload brokerage department.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop new and grow existing carrier relationships through lead generation, cold calling and referrals.
  • Build strong relationships with various key contacts of the carrier (i.e., owner operators, dispatchers and various sales and management roles).
  • Manage, complete, and respond to daily pricing requests for volume, project and RFP opportunities in accordance with assigned due dates and/or service level agreements for new and existing customers.
  • Maintain constant contact with carriers on a daily basis to secure additional capacity to support both existing and new business opportunities.
  • Provide exceptional service to our carriers, customers, and internal stakeholders to include Sales and Account Management.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Required:

  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to persuade, motivate, influence and negotiate with others
  • Capable of working independently as well as collaboratively across the company
  • Ability to thrive under deadlines, drive results, and work with a sense of urgency
  • Remains positive and flexible in an ever-changing environment with shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated communication, prioritization and time management skills
  • Experience working with MS Office; including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent business experience
  • One year of logistics, customer service, and/or pricing experience

LTL COORDINATOR/OPERATIONS ADMIN – Detroit, MI Branch

As a LTL Coordinator you will play a critical role working with-in the company’s fastest growing Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) department by performing the day to day operations to include but not limited to carrier procurement, pricing, scheduling and the tracking of shipments of Knichel Logistics LTL customers.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Confirm receipt and provide rate quotes to customers in a timely manner (15 minutes or less)
  • Enter new shipment tenders into Knichel’s operating systems
  • Make pick-up and delivery appointments when necessary
  • Create and provide as necessary to appropriate shipment stakeholders a proper bill of lading (BOL)
  • Track and trace LTL shipments daily
  • Provide exceptional service to our carriers, customers, and internal stakeholders to include Sales and Account Management.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Required:

  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
  • Capable of working independently as well as collaboratively across the company
  • Ability to thrive under deadlines, drive results, and work with a sense of urgency
  • Remains positive and flexible in an ever-changing environment with shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated communication, prioritization and time management skills
  • Experience working with MS Office; including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent business experience
  • One year of logistics, customer service, and/or hospitality industry experience