Freight Associate

PERI Formwork Systems Inc. - Elkridge, MD3.4

PERI is the largest provider and manufacturer of formwork, shoring, and scaffolding systems in the world. Originally founded in Germany in 1969, PERI currently operates in 70 countries worldwide. Our success is the result of a philosophy to provide the best possible solutions together with the best possible service with a workforce that is focused on and understands the importance of customer satisfaction.

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Ensure customer satisfaction by supporting sales engineers, design engineers, and PERI customers


· Review freight charges from carriers (provided by AP) and prepare for processing against projects- notating job, amount to charge, and delivery tickets involved in shipment on the carrier invoices

o Check parameters, such as tax, customer PO numbers, Special project, and specific pricing for freight against the Freight Log

· Process freight charges, individually, in PSD following guidelines and standards for order entry

o Set up Summary Order billing structure for freight (K80)

o Process charges related to freight, such as TNU or detention that may exceed the agreed upon amount in the contract

o ‘Deliver’ out charges in PSD

o Note delivery/subs on the carrier invoice and return to AP

· Notify and liaise with AP regarding any duplications or conflicts on charges or for clarity

· Update ‘Freight Log’ with terms for new projects

o Collect contract information via Centrio

o Contact PERI sales engineers on ‘unclear’ or conflicting freight terms

· Monitor ‘not to exceed’ amounts for freight noted on Contract Summary Sheet (CSS)

· Facilitate contract updates for freight carriers utilized via Uroute portal
  • Provide assistance/support to OMS, salesman, sales support

Education: AA degree or equivalent work related experience

  • Excellent time management skills; ability to work under deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Fluent in English
PERI offers benefit options including medical, dental, vision, supplemental options, 401k retirement with company match, paid holidays and PTO (paid time off).

US work eligibility required. PERI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.