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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

Driver Manager

GP Transco is a leading trucking company based in Chicago, Illinois, committed to providing exceptional transportation services to our clients across the United States. With a strong focus on safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction, we have earned a reputation for excellence in the trucking industry.


Job Summary:

As a Driver Manager, your responsibility will be to execute the daily processes and activities involved in all aspects of a truckload shipment. This multi-faceted position has you accountable for assisting a group of drivers, along with ensuring customer service commitments are being met.


Key Responsibilities:

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

  • Suggest most efficient routes (including fueling stops) and maintain contact with drivers throughout the day.

  • Collaborate with Planning Department to modify daily routes to accommodate the needs of customers and drivers.

  • Ensuring fleet profitability through weekly KPI’s and set thresholds.

  • Build strong relationships with drivers.

  • Communicate any issues or changes with freight brokers and customers, providing exceptional customer service to reach the targets set by management.

  • Oversee and comply with scheduled vehicle inspections, maintenance, and servicing set forth by Maintenance department, to minimize downtime and maximize efficiency.

  • Balance workloads to keep existing drivers satisfied.

  • Driver performance review calls.

  • Ensure efficient and compliant HOS utilization according to FMCSA regulations.

  • 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.

  • Comply with daily tasks, such as - schedules, reports, load planner and other system updates in a prompt and timely manner set forth by management team.

  • Have basic knowledge and ability to negotiate and book spot-freight using major freight broker load boards, based on parameters set by capacity team and/or management.


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent English language skills (esp. listening).

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Minimum 2 years of industry related experience managing truck drivers

  • Must have proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, empathy.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and multitask efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

  • Customer Service oriented, professional attitude and team mindset.

  • Good problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills.

  • Exceptional organization and time management abilities.

  • Proactive, attentive to details.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift to 15 pounds at times.

GP Transco provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, states or local law

Job Type: Full-time


Pay: 

  • $55,000.00 - $72,000.00 per year


Benefits:

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Flexible schedule

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid sick time

  • Paid time off

  • Paid training

  • Parental leave

  • Referral program

  • Vision insurance


Day range:

  • Monday to Friday


Experience level:

  • 2 years


Shift:

  • Day shift


Work Location: 

  • In person

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

Account Manager

GP Transco is a leading asset-based transportation and logistics carrier company, committed to providing exceptional transportation solutions to our clients. We pride ourselves on our customer-centric approach, innovative logistics solutions, and dedicated team. Join us and be part of a dynamic environment where your contributions matter.



Key Responsibilities:


1. Client Relationship Management:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for assigned clients, fostering strong and lasting relationships.

  • Develop a deep understanding of each client's transportation requirements, shipping patterns, and business goals.

  • Onboard new business and communicate necessary information across multiple teams.

  • Set up periodic calls (weekly, monthly, quarterly) to discuss volume, service, opportunities, and any other questions that might arise.

  • Create detailed SOPs for Customer Service and Operations teams.

  • Lead resolution of any questions, comments, or concerns related to the account.

2. Needs Assessment:

  • Conduct thorough needs assessments with clients to identify their specific transportation challenges and objectives.

  • Analyze data and historical shipping patterns to propose efficient and cost-effective logistics solutions.

3. Tailored Logistics Solutions:

  • Collaborate with internal teams, including Carrier Sales, Operations, and Customer Service, to develop personalized transportation solutions.

  • Present proposals and quotes to clients, explaining the value and benefits of our services.

  • Work through pricing and bid requests, and identify opportunities that fit GP Transco's assets and brokerage.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement to increase efficiency.

4. Contract Negotiation and Renewals:

  • Engage in contract negotiations with clients, seeking mutually agreeable terms.

  • Ensure all contractual documents are accurate, complete, and compliant with legal and regulatory requirements.

5. Customer Support and Issue Resolution:

  • Provide exceptional customer support to address inquiries, concerns, and service-related issues promptly.

  • Work closely with internal teams to resolve any transportation disruptions or challenges.

  • Address any issues that may arise and escalate when necessary.

6. Performance Monitoring:

  • Monitor KPIs for assigned clients to ensure service levels are consistently met or exceeded.

  • Conduct regular performance reviews with clients and provide insights for improvement.

  • Utilize Power BI and other tracking tools to ensure commitments are met from both our side and the customer's.

7. Upselling and Cross-Selling:

  • Identify upselling and cross-selling opportunities within existing accounts.

  • Proactively present additional solutions that align with clients' evolving transportation needs.

8. Data Management and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date client information in the CRM system and other relevant databases.

  • Prepare regular reports on client performance, trends, and opportunities.

9. Customer Retention and Satisfaction:

  • Focus on client retention by providing proactive and personalized service to exceed expectations.

  • Gather customer feedback and use it to improve our services and customer experience.


Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Sales experience within a Logistics/Transportation Environment.

  • Strong Customer Service and Account Management skills.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

  • Ability to work independently and remotely.

  • Knowledge of the transportation and logistics industry.

  • Experience with transportation management systems (TMS) is a plus

  • Proficiency in using CRM software.

  • Strong analytical skills to assess transportation data and identify trends.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities and effective action planning.

  • Experience in project management with the ability to manage multiple projects and timelines.

  • Familiarity with logistics and transportation management software and tools, such as ERP and Power BI.

  • In-depth knowledge of transportation regulations, industry standards, and best practices.

  • Strong customer service orientation and commitment to exceeding client expectations.

  • Advanced negotiation skills with a proven track record of successfully closing deals and managing contracts.

  • Ability to adapt to changing market conditions and client needs.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

  • High attention to detail to ensure accuracy in client information, contracts, and reporting.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, collaborating with various internal departments.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and concisely.

  • Demonstrated leadership potential and the ability to take initiative.

  • Alignment with GP Transco's core values and company culture, demonstrating professionalism and integrity.

  • Mindset geared towards continuous learning and professional development.


Benefits:

  • Remote Working Environment.

  • 401K Plan with employer matching.

  • Target Sales Commission Plan.

  • Paid Time Off Plan.

  • Paid Holidays.

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield benefit network (medical/dental).

  • Various medical plan options.

  • Vision Plan.

  • Short Term Disability/Long Term Disability/Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance.

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