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Transportation Specialist

Are you ready to solve transportation mysteries, and help Amazon deliver world-class service to our customers?

As a Transportation Specialist, you will be a vital member of Amazon Transportation Services. You will oversee team members performing trailer moves, coordinate yard activities (such as check-in, traffic flow, internal communications with dock teams, etc.), conduct yard audits, conduct yard inductions, complete driver training programs (Hostler, CDL School, etc.), as assigned in accordance with business need to support Amazon’s transportation network wherever applicable. Please note that this role will require flexibility to work different shifts both days and nights.

Key job responsibilities

As a transportation Specialist, you will be

  • Creating, and sending an End of Shift report on a daily basis with all the load details that arrived and departed from the site which will also include the delay arrival reasons when carrier arrives late including any action items for the delays.
  • Communicating with OB(OutBound) dock team and NOC(Network Operations Center) to give reasons for delays when the drivers arrive late and depart late.
  • Coordinating with multiple carriers and their contacts for any site-related escalations on carrier pickups and delivery issues including informing them of any weather-related disruptions to yard activities.
  • Establishing and communicating daily load plan development/ changes (load requirements on daily basis) to NOC, internal stakeholders and external stakeholders.
  • Daily monitoring with FC(Fulfillment Centre) operations departments, transportation peers and carriers to ensure all trailers arrive and depart on time.
  • Consolidating data from multiple data sources to generate daily, weekly, and monthly reports to support business needs (uncover data integrity issues) and identify any patterns which could be proactively mitigated.
  • Engaging carrier drivers and delivery drivers in the yard as needed to maintain yard organization, yard safety (make escalations whenever necessary such as aggressive behaviors, etc.) and minimize delays.
  • Using internal systems to gather data from multiple sources to support reporting on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis such as SSP (Sortation Platform), FMC (Freight Management Console), YMS(Yard Management System), etc.

In addition to the above, you will also:

  • Adhere to company rules and regulations and make safety a priority at all times.
  • Perform various functions within the yard, support site operations teams, internal transportation field teams, and external carriers, as needed, to ensure all trailers arrive and depart on time with zero defects and to maintain a fluid trailer pool.
  • Comply with company policies, procedures, and local regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking, trailer designations, violation and incident reporting requirements, break periods, etc.).
  • Work at locations within the node on a need-by basis to support the business, 38 hours/week and overtime as required.
  • Stand and walk during shifts lasting up to 12 hours, and frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach, with or without reasonable accommodation.


  • A high school or equivalent diploma.
  • 2+ years of experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, including email management, scheduling, report writing, etc.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with diverse audiences.
  • Ability to follow and enforce safety measures and policies to all who operate vehicles on behalf of Amazon and those who enter the yard, including vendors and senior team members.
  • A commitment to building strong, collaborative relationships with colleagues and outside vendors.

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