AFN, LLC Summer Internship in Niles, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5605282 Company Job ID-J3T02F76KRBM5HG5B32AFN is looking for talented, driven, and enthusiastic students to join our fast-growing, award-winning, and fun-loving third-party logistics team. With AFN, you have the chance to take the wheel, and steer your career exactly where you want it to go. Challenge yourself. Come grow with us. Do you have what it takes? Now is the time to find out. Program Summary During your time as an Intern at AFN, you will learn the different facets of the transportation industry and our organization by working alongside the Carrier Sales, Operations and/or Client Services departments. You will learn the organization from different angles, from tracking and tracing shipments to creating and building lasting partnerships with clients. You'll learn to:Build strong partnerships, internally and externallyNegotiate shipment ratesTrack and trace shipmentsResearch and source carriers to create long-term partnershipsIdentify and understand the needs of our customersUnderstand the supply and demand of the marketIdentify problems and find solutions We have invested in both highly qualified people and the most sophisticated technology to move our customers' products every day. Our team is comprised of highly motivated, results driven individuals who like to work hard and reap the rewards. JOB REQUIREMENTSWe're looking for:Bachelor's degree in progressBasic proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Self-motivated and hard-working with a strong work ethicRelationship-building skillsNinja-like multi-tasking skillsStrong organizational skillsStrong written and oral communication skillsAbility to thing outside the box and enjoys learning and solving problemsEnthusiastic, assertive, driven and flexibleAFN is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/V/D