Transport Corporation of America, Inc.
  • Operations - Extended Coverage
  • Eagan, MN, USA
  • Full Time


Recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for by MN Business Magazine, Transport America has an immediate need for a high-energy individual to join our Extended Coverage team. In this front-line operations role you'll have great opportunities to make an immediate impact on our business. Successful candidates will exhibit a strong personal commitment to teamwork, have the demonstrated ability to communicate with and influence others, as well as, thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. 

2nd & 3rd shift positions work a 4 on / 4 off schedule.  2nd shift hours are M-F 1445-2359 & Sa-Su 0945-2200.  3rd shift hours are M-Th 2145-0700, F-Sa 2145-1000 & Su 2145-0700.



At Transport America, we make sure the Customer and the Driver are supported 24/7. The Evening Transportation Specialist is staffed on 2nd shift or 3rd shift, with a 4 on 4 off schedule, including weekends. Specifically, this position is responsible for: 

  • Providing a work environment that focuses on delivering excellence, multi-tasking, problem solving, and managing mutual accountability
  • Building a positive working relationship with an assigned fleet of drivers
  • Maintaining or exceeding 98% on-time performance for customer base
  • Supporting business improvement by meeting personal and departmental goals and objectives timely and effectively



Day-to-day responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Dispatch and track drivers and ensure they have necessary information to be safe and deliver loads successfully
  • Respond to Driver messages, problem solve and provide necessary information to enable Driver to service the customer in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively to Drivers the requirements and expectations of the Customers
  • Monitor the execution of customers' loads
  • Communicate critical information to appropriate customer base
  • Deliver service that exceeds the customer's goals & TA's service objectives
  • Acceptance of freight via EDI, phone, email and entering data into system when applicable
  • Take initiative and independently identify solutions for the customer, engage peers and leadership when necessary
  • Understand region, network & customer expectations
  • Match loads and drivers to meet TA's Customer commitments while maximizing the utilization of TA's assets, working with Operations personnel
  • Contact appropriate groups timely to resolve equipment issues
  • Communicate critical information and concerns to appropriate daytime employees


Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide support for loads carrying Hazardous Materials
  • Provide support for loads that will transit via Rail
  • Provide support for loads transiting into and out of Canada



  • Some college education preferred or equivalent experience, transportation management training preferred.
  • Knowledge of the transportation industry and DOT safety requirements for Drivers and carriers preferred.
  • Strong PC, phone & organization skills.
  • Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effectively copes with change and is energized by tough challenges.
  • High attention to detail and strong work ethic.
  • Fluency in English.



Transport America believes in exceeding expectations. We take that same approach to a work-life balance in offering the following employee benefits. 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Life Insurance (employee, spouse & children)
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee & Immediate Family Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation Time (full-time & part-time employees)
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement & Medical Healthcare Flexible Spending Account



Transport America began operations in 1984, and in 2014 became a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransForce Inc. (TSX: TFI).

Over the past 30 years, Transport America has been providing transportation solutions to customers who demand superior supply chain services.

At Transport America our goal is simple - to deliver excellence.  With over 1,500 trucks, we attract and retain the best professional drivers in the industry.  We are large enough to serve our customers yet small enough to give them the personal attention they need.  We offer Solo, Team, Dedicated and Regional Truckload services as well as Intermodal and Brokerage solutions that provide options to our customers and flexibility for our Drivers.

To learn more about us and opportunities to become a part of our team, visit us at  

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Transport Corporation of America, Inc.
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