In-Transit Specialist

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What You Would Be Doing:

Our Freight Desk Agent acts as a liaison between Cerasis, our customers, and our carriers by answering and addressing their calls and emails in a timely manner.

  • Provide exceptional service and personalized solutions when facing escalated situations
  • Multitask by using efficient computer skills and professional communication
  • Act as a liaison between Cerasis, our customers, and our carriers
  • Review the information submitted that explains the circumstances of the issue
  • Accurately determine proper course of action based on the unique circumstances
  • Inform the customer of the process and what to expect throughout the process
  • Consistent follow up on the status of the issue
  • Send letter of authorization requests to carriers as necessary
  • Ensure our customers are billed according to their customer specific business rules
  • Educate the customer on process improvements to help reduce the occurrence of future issues
  • Process requests efficiently while updating our operating system with any applicable documentation
  • Prioritize and resolve issues by utilizing decision-making skills and attention to detail

Become familiar with the shipping trends and patterns of the customers, vendors and carriers

Who We Are Looking For:

As a Freight Desk Agent, you must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) as well as solid organizational, multitasking and time management skills to provide the best possible customer service. Other skills include:

  • Possesses organizational, multitasking and time management skills in both data entry and communication
  • Independent thinker with strong analytical, creative problem solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Professional interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Displayed de-escalation skills during elevated situations in previous position(s)
  • Excellent follow through with attention to detail on issues that can last multiple days
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and facilitate process improvements to customers
  • Demonstrated timely, consistent job attendance history
  • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a fast-paced team environment
  • Empathy to customers and their needs
  • Prior customer service experience, preferred if in the freight industry
  • College degree is preferred

What’s In It For You:

We appreciate the hard work that our team members do. Therefore, in addition to working for an innovative and exciting company, you will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package which includes, but is not limited to, the following benefits:

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 529 Educational Savings Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid vacation, paid holidays

Who Are We:

Established in August of 1997, Cerasis is a comprehensive, committed logistics company founded on helping customers manage shipping more efficiently and effectively. By using state-of-the-art technology to streamline shipping, we help simplify our client’s entire logistics process, whether it is for business-to-business or the E-commerce marketplace. With the help of sophisticated, cutting-edge and Internet-based software, Cerasis can also help our clients realize significant time and cost savings.  Our Rater, a multi-carrier shipping solution, allows our client companies to make the smartest and most effective decisions about shipments instantly and seamlessly. It’s this kind of pioneering thinking, experience and across-the-board flexibility that sets Cerasis apart and helps put our clients on the road to success.

Who Is Our Team:

As a member of the Cerasis team, you will be a direct contributor to our rapidly growing, innovative, organization who not only takes pride in upholding our superior level of dedication to our customers but to our employees as well.  We recognize the unique expertise each of our team members holds is what ultimately contributes to our success. Here at Cerasis, we live by a set of 4 Core Values:

  • Innovative – Open & Creative
  • Quality – Providing value in all we do
  • Continuous Improvement of our people and services
  • Respect of the individual and their contribution to the team
In January 2020, Cerasis was acquired by GlobalTranz, a leading technology and multimodal 3PL solutions provider. To learn more, please read the press release. If you are a current or prospective Cerasis customer, we invite you to reach out to us to learn how our combined capabilities can deliver new services, solutions and enhanced value to your supply chain. To learn more about GlobalTranz, please visit

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