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Title:  Transportation Associate


Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24731

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 



Primary Purpose:

Overall accountability for tracking Univar Solutions shipments to destination and confirming delivery to customer, updating those events in SAP Transportation Management System (TMS).



  • Run reports from SAP TMS to determine which shipments are overdue.
  • Contact carriers by phone, websites, fax, or email to obtain updated status information.
  • Follow up with carriers that are not responding or slow to respond Update SAP TMS with dates/times of events.
  • Escalate any issues that are uncovered during the process; i.e. missing shipments, damages, partial shipments, etc. Performs other related duties as required or requested.


Financial Responsibility: None


Supervisory Responsibility: None


Education/Experience/Training: Entry level, no experience necessary


Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

Basic PC and internet skills Use MS Office applications and SAP TMS


Behavioral Competencies: Prioritize workload based on due dates Communicate clearly and effectively Keep organized large data sets of shipment information in spreadsheets Multi-task and interact with multiple internal and external customers and carriers


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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