Transportation Operations Intern

Supply Chain/Logistics/Transportation
057585 Requisition #
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KBX Logistics, LLC provides transportation and logistics services to industry leaders in manufacturing and production, saving our customers time, money and hassle. We have a significant purchasing position and the leading-edge talent to create an advantage in the marketplace. We continue to reinvent better ways to create value for our customers. KBX Logistics is an independent Koch company. Being privately held, we are able to embrace long-term visions and invest in the future through our holistic application of Market-Based Management®. To learn more visit


Successful candidates will be placed in Transportation Operations within KBX Logistics, LLC. Positions are available in Green Bay, WI.


The focus of the Transportation Operations Internship is to provide working knowledge of supply chain logistics. Our program provides the opportunity to support transportation operations, gain experience and knowledge of the industry, and gain understanding of the balance between service requirements and cost implications. 

A Day In The Life COULD Include:

  • Manage transportation process for specific plants/mills and primary distribution centers
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with internal and external customers, teammates, and carriers
  • Utilize available system tools to manage cost, service, and capacity through optimization processes 
  • Understand market trends to assist in negotiation of spot quote process
  • Manage carrier trailer pools and proactively identify gaps to prevent loading issues
  • Analyze data to identify trends and determine solutions for improved service and/or cost
  • Collaborate with teammates and carriers to identify service improvement opportunities
  • Apply decision making and problem solving skills to resolve unplanned events with carrier, such as on time delivery delays and accessorial charges
  • Understand and facilitate compliance with all state and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations
  • Increase efficiencies through creativity, experimentation and ideation
Other internship activities include:
  • Participation in carrier visits
  • Quarterly carrier review meetings
  • Exposure to various departments within KBX Logistics, LLC
  • Internal and external networking events
  • Exposure to KBXL leadership
  • Internship final presentation
  • Collaboration with intern class of about 20

A Successful Candidate Will Have The Following Attributes:

  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Customer focus and creativity
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks
  • Interpersonal communication and collaborative teamwork
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn new software applications quickly
  • Ability and desire to follow detailed safety precautions

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree
  • Willing and able to work full-time for a 12-week period during the summer of 2019
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word to write business correspondence, and Excel for use of spreadsheets, reporting and simple formulas

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain Management, Business, Economics, or related field
  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior status at the start of the internship
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA overall

Learn more about us

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranExcept where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 

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