Georgia Employer TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP in Atlanta, Georgia
Transportation Assistant InternshipAtlanta, GAAs a Transportation Assistant Intern this is essentially the foundation of your career path with BNSF Logistics, one of the fastest growing third-party logistics companies in the U.S. With this growth, the need for high-quality, high-performance, aggressive, driven personnel is substantial. Because of this need, we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining a contemporary workforce that will help the company in achieving its objectives.The BNSF Logistics Internship program gives college students practical, on-the-job experience in a business environment. The time spent as an intern lets the student evaluate BNSF Logistics for future employment, just as it lets BNSF Logistics evaluate the intern as a future employee. During internship, a student receives evaluations based on his or her performance and overall contribution to the organization. BNSF Logistics uses these evaluations as a basis for future hiring consideration.What you'll do:Primary function of the Transportation Assistant Intern is to support in the coordination and management of shipments as requested by the customer. Other responsibilities include data entry, tracking and tracing, securing equipment, setting appointments and maintaining a thorough understanding of the Transportation Management System.Who you are:Current student pursuing a two or four year degree in a related fieldInterested in pursuing a career in transportation and logisticsStrong work ethic, initiative and ambitionExcellent verbal/written communication skillsStrong skills in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Access, etc.)Must be organized, detail-oriented and able to follow through with tasks to their conclusionComfortable working in a fast paced environmentDesired Job Qualifications:Customer Service experience a plusABOUT BNSF LogisticsBNSF Logistics, LLC is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC, a BerkshireHathaway company. A 3rd party logistics services provider specializing in movement of freight around the globe,featuring uncommon service scope, resources and financial depth. The company operates over 40 officesthroughout North America, as well as over 100 FCPA certified Global Service Providers for air freight and generalcargoes throughout the world.At BNSF Logistics, our vision, mission and values define who we are and how we do business.VISION:To be a premier global multi-modal logistics services and solutions company.MISSION:To provide a superior customer experience by delivering innovative, flexible and value driven solutions.VALUES:People * Integrity * Profitability * Accountability * CreativityAn Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.