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Careers at GP Transco

Through collaboration, integrity, and continuous innovation, our mission is to provide outstanding logistics services in a safe and efficient manner while being a leading workplace in our industry.

Outstanding Benefits

Health insurance, dental, vision, 401(k) with a company match, free life insurance, long and short term disability, and much more.

Competitive Compensation

GP Transco staff receive strong compensation packages that allow them to do their best work and get the most of life outside of work.

Modern Work Environment

Working at GP Transco means always having access to upper management via our open-door policy. Let your voice be heard!

Awards & Nominations

Inc. 5000, Crains Fast 50, Best Fleets to Drive For: Fleets to Watch, Chicago Tribune Top Workplace, and much more.

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GP Transco office staff worker hard at work keeping our truck drivers safe on the road.

Team Highlights

One of the keys to GP's success is a modern take on the industry - the office is set up in the style of an IT startup with an open door policy to management, where your voice is always encouraged to be heard.

Whether you are a professional truck driver, a maintenance expert, an accounting guru, an IT specialist, an experienced dispatcher, or another type of pro, consider a career with GP Transco. 

Where would you like to work?

CDL-A Over-The-Road Driver

We are looking to hire experienced CDL-A over-the-road drivers to join our team. Solo drivers start at a base of 60cpm with an added 3-5cpm in accessorial pay, with total pay coming out to 63-65cpm. Expected annual pay is $80,000-95,000/year. Pay raises are available to qualifying drivers every 6 months. Full W2 benefits (health insurance, dental, vision, 401(k) match, life insurance, long and short term disability, and more.

Joliet IL

Business Development Representative

The primary goal of the Business Development Representative (BDR) at GP Transco Logistics is to proactively identify and secure potential business opportunities by engaging with prospective clients.


The role will be responsible for researching potential clients, executing outbound outreach campaigns, conducting exploratory sales conversations to showcase the value GP Transco brings in transporting freight, and scheduling meetings for senior sales representatives to further assess the prospect's business and potential for partnership with GP Transco.


By effectively executing these responsibilities, the Business Development Representative will contribute to the growth of GP Transco Logistics by expanding its client base and establishing valuable partnerships.

The compensation structure is designed to reward proactive efforts and successful outcomes, encouraging continuous motivation and dedication to achieving and exceeding goals.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prospecting:
    Engage in high-volume prospecting, conducting 60-150 activities per day.
    Utilize various channels, including calls, emails, ZoomInfo, and social media, to identify, contact, and qualify leads.
    Employ transportation business acumen to understand potential clients' needs and challenges and utilize this information in outbound outreach campaigns.

  • Exploratory Conversations:
    Initiate exploratory conversations with potential customers to showcase GP Transco's capabilities and identify opportunities for collaboration.
    Communicate the benefits of partnering with GP Transco for freight transportation.

  • Meeting Scheduling:
    Schedule meetings with senior sales representatives to further assess prospects' businesses and explore potential partnership opportunities.
    Provide comprehensive information about the prospect and the nature of the business opportunity to senior sales reps.


Activity Performance Metrics:

  • Meet and exceed daily activity targets (calls, emails, social, etc.) to ensure a consistent flow of qualified leads.

  • Calls: Make 40-60 phone calls per day. These can include cold calls, follow-up calls, and calls to nurture existing leads.

  • Emails: Send 50-100 personalized emails per day to engage potential clients.

  • Social Media Interactions: Engage with prospects on LinkedIn. This may involve connecting with new leads, commenting on relevant posts, or sending direct messages.

  • Research and Prospecting: Spend time researching and identifying new leads. This can include using tools like ZoomInfo, LinkedIn, and other industry-specific sources.


Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with the sales team to align messaging, identify target accounts, and optimize outreach strategies.

  • Work closely with sales representatives to ensure seamless handover of qualified leads.


Documentation:

  • Maintain detailed records of all prospect interactions and outcomes using HubSpot CRM.


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Looking for the right mindset to learn and grow!  internally driven with a desire to succeed. prospecting desire is key

  • Experience with cold calling, door to door sales, telemarketing

  • Logistics industry experience is a plus

  • Recent College grads are encouraged to apply

  • Open to hybrid and remote work schedules

Joliet IL

Fleet Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

As the Fleet Maintenance Technician, your key responsibility is to Execute directives as set forth by the Maintenance Department and Maintenance Manager to guarantee safe and timely repairs to equipment in the shop for P.M. or repair. Supervises activities of shop employees to provide efficiency, productivity, and safety. Assists Technicians in troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing tractors, trailers, and related mechanical components.


Essential Functions:

  • Creates and maintains a safe and efficient work environment.

  • Assigns jobs to technicians and follows up on progress.

  • Reviews Repair Orders for accuracy and completeness.

  • Assist Technicians in troubleshooting, testing, cleaning, and adjusting parts or assemblies, use various instruments to make sure they are working properly.

  • Inspects vehicles for roadworthiness and lists any work required.

  • Responsible for floor level operations of the shop.

  • Accounts for all employees’ time.

  • Assists the maintenance manager with employee scheduling, productivity reviews, and daily operation of shop.

  • Assists manager with repair coordination, OSHA compliance, data entry, and warranty work as needed.

  • Assists manager with equipment tracking and quality control.

  • Ensures inspection of new driver assigned trucks.

  • Meets with staff to ensure consistency with company policy, procedures, and other issue resolutions.

  • Assists with training of shop employees.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Requirements:

  • General knowledge of the transportation industry

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Ability to multitask efficiently

  • Professional attitude and team mindset


Benefits Offered:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance - paid by the company

  • Voluntary Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) with 5% company match

  • Paid time off and paid national holidays

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health savings account

  • Referral program

  • Retirement plan

  • Company-paid Friday lunch and other company-sponsored activities

Joliet IL

Fleet Manager

GP Transco Colombia division was recently established as a satellite office to provide direct support to our operations. We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join the operations team as a Fleet Manager.


As a Fleet Manager, your key responsibility is to execute the daily processes and activities involved in all aspects of a truckload shipment. This multi-faceted position has you accountable for managing a group of drivers and executing dispatch functions, along with ensuring customer service commitments are being met. This position broadens your industry knowledge, which in turn drives your career to limitless opportunities and positions.


*** NOTE: this position is work from the office in Medellin (El Poblado). This is not a remote position. ***


Essential Duties & Requirements:

  • Offer guidance to contracted drivers on the best ways to maximize their earnings, while delivering a high level of customer service.

  • Develop delivery routes and maintain contact with drivers throughout the day.

  • Collaborate with management to modify daily routes to accommodate the needs of customers.

  • Cultivate strong relationships with drivers and customers.

  • Communicate with freight brokers providing exceptional customer service in order to reach the targets set and resolve problems, requests, etc.

  • Oversee and schedule vehicle inspections, maintenance, and servicing to minimize downtime.

  • Balance workloads to keep existing drivers satisfied.

  • Ensure that drivers follow their designated working hours and routes.

  • Effectively communicate with drivers, brokers, managers, and colleagues.

  • Analyze driver performance and vehicle utilization, maximize the work efficiency of your team of drivers.

  • Track drivers and vehicle locations and routes live to know the drivers’ whereabouts ensuring they are on the right track.

  • Ensure high quality work based on company standards, procedures, processes, and values, including best representation of employer and the company.

  • Other daily tasks, such as schedules, reports, etc.

  • Logging each call, providing answers to questions by retrieving information from the necessary departments and supervising the fleets’ routes to prioritize and organize their schedules.

  • Scheduling and dispatching drivers to appropriate locations according to predetermined schedules, customer requests or immediate needs.


Experience & Skills:

  • Minimum 1 year of previous experience managing tractor-trailer drivers.

  • Possess strong communication skills - verbal and written English (C1 level or higher).

  • Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Ability to multitask efficiently.

  • Prior experience with Samsara is a plus.

  • Professional attitude and team mindset.

  • The ability to handle emergencies - to stay calm and make effective decisions quickly.

  • Experience with DAT, Internet Truckstop, and other load boards.

Medellin Colombia

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