Freight Payment Specialist

3+ months agoAtlanta, GA


Kforce has a client seeking a Freight Payment Specialist in Atlanta, GA.Responsibilities:

  • Daily research and resolve freight payment questions & issues regarding in-process invoices, rates, aged bills, etc., from carriers, Cass, OTM, Manhattan, Corporate, AP, and sites; Validate and process accessorial invoices into OTM
  • Provide support to sites and carriers on overall freight audit & payment invoice processes/rules
  • Review 3rd party FAP providers' exception reports overall and by plant to review spikes, obtain supporting info, and resolve
  • Manage sites' exception invoice count and send reminders 3xs per week
  • Monitor, manage, & resolve freight payment issues from the group Freight Payment email boxes
  • Run the Default rate and Short Pay reports, resolve rate issues, update rates in external FAP providers', database, AS400, TMS systems, and send to Freight Procurement (to obtain new addendums)
  • Identify patterns/trends and resolve with applicable parties
  • Monitor and research root cause of rating errors on manufacturing systems including AS400, 3PL FAP providers' systems, TMS systems, Transportation database, and file
  • Process accessorial invoices in our Transportation Management System, OTM
  • Monitor, manage, & resolve freight payment inquiries from the -TMS Detention- and -1101PaymentInquiries- email box


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 0-4 years relevant experience in freight payment or financial and transportation
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent problem solving and process improvement skills
  • Must be a strong team player and be able to work independently
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have ability to multi-task and an aptitude for processes
  • Display a sense of urgency and ability to work in a fast paced, time-sensitive environment
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."