Estes Express Lines Terminal Clerk II in Dallas, Texas


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Terminal Clerk II


Dallas TX

Job Summary:

  • Answer telephones with a heavy call volume and direct calls with accuracy

  • Maintain count list of items received or shipped and check against bill of lading, recording any discrepancies

  • Prepare all paperwork and the repackaging of all OS&D freight

  • Maintain accurate records to report all OS&D freight issues on a daily or weekly basis to terminal management

  • Maintain a clean and organized OS&D area

  • Contact customers and coordinate delivery times to schedule appointments for freight delivery

  • Identify freight bills requiring special delivery instructions

  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding bill of lading and provide proof of delivery to customers by contacting other departments and/or terminals to trace shipments

  • Respond to customer complaints concerning billing or services rendered, referring complaints or service failures to designated departments for investigation, resolution, and follow-up with the customer

  • Investigate, resolve, and respond to inquiries from customers regarding overages, shortages, and damaged freight issues, including Hazmat Materials

  • Verify and process paperwork and procedures concerning claims, charges and tracing of freight

  • Scan and/or image bill of lading receipts

  • Transfer information from the bill of lading to the bill format to prepare bills for freight movement

  • Prepare bills for freight movement, applying the appropriate tariffs and charges to each shipment

  • Place shipments on-hand

  • Assist with handling dispatch phones to assist with customers and drivers

  • Regular attendance is required

  • This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances; Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned; Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background

  • Experience in billing, collections, tracing & OS&D preferred

  • Computer skills; proficient in MS Word and Excel required

  • AS400 experience strongly preferred

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Good clerical skills

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills

  • Must have the ability to proceed on regular tasks with occasional direction, while referring questionable situations to more experienced staff or management

  • Must have the ability to solve problems where solutions are easily identifiable and their solutions are standard and specifically defined

  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus although not required

  • Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct

  • Must be able to interact well with others

  • Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting

  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities

  • Must be able to lift approximately 25 lbs., or more if required by the essential functions of the job

  • Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

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Level 2 Logistics Division - Division of Estes

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