Transportation Intern

Midwest Refrigerated Transport

Job Title: Transportation Intern

Employment Status: Part-time 16-20 hours/week, flexible to class schedules. More hours may be available over school breaks.

Wage: $15/hour

Organization: Midwest Refrigerated Services (MRS) is a full-service 3PL company providing integrated frozen and refrigerated logistics and distribution services for the food industry. Intern candidates will be exposed to and assigned a variety of duties that are key to providing our shipper partners with temperature controlled less than truckload deliveries to their customers nationwide.

Duties: Initial duties could include, but are not limited to:

  • Freight order management and entry
  • Making delivery appointments and resolving due date conflicts
  • Handling and resolving delivery exceptions and customer inquiries
  • Coordinating with trucking operations, carrier operations, and customer service departments to ensure that orders arrive on time at the proper temperature
  • Customer service
  • Developing and maintaining customer key performance indicator scorecards
  • Ensuring that orders are properly rated and billed
  • Contributing to and recommending operational process improvements
  • Collaborating on routing opportunities to minimize temperature exceptions and cost


  • Junior or senior enrolled in Bachelor’s degree program in supply chain, logistics, transportation, marketing, operations management, general business, economics, or similar discipline
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of personnel both internally and externally
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Access to a car to travel to work site required
  • The successful candidate will be a positive, energetic, solutions oriented team player that thrives in a fast paced environment and desires to pursue a career in supply chain management

Our intern’s demonstrated contributions combined with their career goals and MRS’s evolving needs may lead to permanent employment post-graduation. Also accepting December 2017 graduate’s resumes for possible full time employment post-graduation.

No applications or phone calls will be accepted at the facility. We encourage Veterans to apply. Each applicant will be required to pass a drug screen, background check and physical exam.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by MRS, will be contacted.

Midwest Refrigerated Services, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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