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Logistics Account Manager - Memphis

Logistics Account Manager - Memphis

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Type / Type d’emploi 
Regular Full-Time
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Job ID / Numéro d'identification d'emploi 

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Summary / Emploi Aperçu

Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging technologies. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go.

Responsibilities /Responsabilités

Home Entertainment Services Overview:

Technicolor is home to industry-leading creative and technology professionals committed to the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content to consumers around the world. Propelled by a culture of innovation and underpinned by a dedicated research organization, the company’s thriving licensing business possesses an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies.  Serving motion picture, television, and other media clients, the company is a leading provider of high-end visual effects, animation, and post-production services.  In support of network service providers and broadcasters globally, Technicolor ranks among the world leading suppliers of digital content delivery services and home access devices, including set-top-boxes and gateways.  The company also remains a large physical media service provider, being one of the world’s largest film processors and independent manufacturers and distributors of DVDs and Blu-ray discs.


Position Summary:

Transportation Planning: Provide extensive support to various lines of business, points of sale, and internal stakeholders by reporting on and analyzing key account metrics.


Customer Support: Develop transportation operating plans for Technicolor customers to support inbound/outbound freight management.


Freight Brokerage: Drive all activities relating to transportation execution with carriers, for customer freight opportunities for both inbound and outbound customers, as well as various transportation initiatives (TMS/Freight Billing & Auditing)


Key responsibilities:

  • ​Operate as lead point of contact for all matters related to assigned accounts
  • Work in conjunction with other internal teams (sales, ops, business support) ensuring all customer expectations are met and exceeded
  • Solicit additional freight opportunities through constant communication with customer and working closely with sales team to ensure growth
  • Develop trusted expertise and advisory relationship with key accounts, internal and external stakeholders
  • Communicate clearly the progress of any monthly/quarterly initiatives to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Track key account metrics and prepare related reporting​
  • Develop pricing models to support customer managed freight
  • Freight Brokerage Buy/Sell administration and Tactical Duties
  • Manipulate transportation data to support cost initiatives and service improvements
  • Provide weekly/monthly financial reports that support Logistics organization
  • Develop transportation KPIs to support logistics organization
  • Support customer business reviews for Technicolor's customer managed freight
  • Evaluate Technicolor's current transportation pricing
  • Support/Manage financial and order data in Access and SQL Databases

Qualifications / Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 3+ years of related customer service/account management experience within the transportation industry especially freight brokerage or freight forwarding
  • High degree of software knowledge (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Project MapPoint; some familiarity with MercuryGate TMS is ideal
  • Transportation experience encompassing parcel, LTL, ocean, and truckload modes
  • Experience using statistical modeling for decision support purposes is preferred
  • Ability to perform in a deadline-driven environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Extremely organized and communicative
  • Ability to handle high volumes of inbound and outbound email and calls
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exposure to carrier price structure, contracts, performance metrics
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to handle details and resolve problems
  • Genuine intellectual curiosity for what makes the business run
  • Media/Entertainment background preferred



Problem Solving: identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, works well in group problem solving solutions.

Negotiation Skills: Demonstrated ability to negotiate and “broker” truckloads for maximum profit to company and necessary service to customer.

Customer Service: manages difficult or emotional customer situations and responds promptly to customer needs.

Verbal Communication: speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, responds well to questions.

Team Work: balances team and individual responsibilities, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Written Communication: writes clearly and informatively, presents numerical data effectively.

Quality Management: looks for ways to improve and promote quality, demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Ethics: works with integrity and ethically, upholds organizational values.

Adaptability: manages competing demands, changes approach or method to best fit the situation.

Attendance/Punctuality: is consistently at work and on time, ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.

Dependability: follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions.

Initiative: volunteers readily, ask for and offers help when needed.

Innovation: displays original thinking and creativity, provides suggestions for improving work.

Planning/Organizing: organizes, prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently.

Professionalism: reacts well under pressure, accepts responsibility for own actions, follows through on commitments.


Technicolor is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state or local law.

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