Transportation Specialist


Multiple Locations (Remote)


Position summary

egies in order to reduce cost as a result of these efforts. Supports transportation directors and managers through direction of Corporate Transportation initiatives.**


  1. Works closely with carrier partners, forward distribution centers and Cencora departments to manage any issues related to claims, payment, delivery issues, and related needs.
  2. Lead efforts relating to holiday closures including customer notifications, routing, and timelines.
  3. Monitors and reports shipment statuses of all daily outbound shipments.
  4. Develops SOP's that ensure all carriers follow the proper policies and procedures when delivering end mile customer orders
  5. Develops and maintains dashboard that will analyze daily/weekly/monthly transportation KPIs (key performance indicators)
  6. Helps supports the District Transportation manager in auditing carrier invoices against contract terms and approves transportation invoices for payment.
  7. Works closely with carrier partners, forward distribution centers, and Cencora departments, to manage/resolve any issues related to claims.
  8. Works with carriers and Transportation Managers as needed to improve various aspects of performance, to be managed and reported by carrier scorecard.
  9. Proficient in data acquisition from various transportation management systems which include but not limited to: WMS, SAP, TMS PKMS, IBS, Power BI, nuVizz and other systems or data sources as needed or added.
  10. Analyzes and performs freight & lane characteristics to ensure the optimal carriers are used for end mile delivery.
  11. Works to continuously improve business processes and designs by developing and providing data that results in the implementation of initiatives that reduce cost, improve effectiveness and enhance customer experience
  12. Supports new carriers onboarding and technology partners as needed.
  13. FTL and LTL (Full/Less Than Truckload) planning, forecasting, freight, and land characteristics to effectively select optimal carrier and mode of shipments.
  14. Supports in managing all carrier contracts, depot address, and depot inspection database for all carriers.
  15. Supports in preparing and gather data and requirements for transportation request for proposal's (RFP's) and carrier conversions.
  16. Conducts carrier hub audits in both in person and remote as needed.
  17. Upon direction from Transportation Managers, prepare and conduct uploads for areas of SAP routing, SAP ship condition, customer rating groups, and customer delivery time zones.

What your background should look like


Requires broad training in fields such as business administration, accountancy, sales, marketing, computer sciences or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a four year bachelor's degree program or equivalent combination of experience and education. Normally requires minimum of five (5) years directly related and progressively responsible experience. Exposure to courier industry and/or pool distribution environments helpful, small package, LTL, and TL experience a plus. Experience in the preparation of, or responding to, RFP's and RFQ's in a transportation environment. Ability to effectively present information to all organizational levels; hourly associates, supervisors, upper management, and external groups related to the industry. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.


Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Knowledge of ABC policies, programs & services and products

Strong interpersonal skills

Excellent negotiating skills

Strong analytical skills

Strong mathematical skills

Strong organizational skills; attention to detail

Ability to implement processes resulting in satisfactory audit practices

Strong computer skills in order to operate effectively with company systems and programs; knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Knowledge of automated freight pay and audit processes

Good analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills to evaluate business problems and apply knowledge to identify appropriate solutions

Proficiency with project management tools such as Microsoft Project, Excel, and Word

Required knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Access including database creation, importing tables, queries, macros, forms and reporting.

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members' ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Full time

Affiliated Companies:

Affiliated Companies: AmerisourceBergen Services Corporation

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company's continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email [email protected]. We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned