Transportation Specialist Interview Preparation Guide
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Transportation specialist related Frequently Asked Questions by expert members with job experience as Transportation Specialist. These questions and answers will help you strengthen your technical skills, prepare for the new job interview and quickly revise your concepts

45 Transportation Specialist Questions and Answers:

1 :: Do you know what Is Ltl (less Than Truckload)?

LTL (Less than Truckload) shipment is a contract between the shipper and transport owner. According to the contract, instead of the entire truck, the shipment are priced according to the weight of the freight and mileage within designated lanes.

2 :: Tell us what Is Affreightment?

Affreightment is a contract between ship owner and merchant, where ship owner provides or rented the space in the ship to the merchant for an agreed amount and for a specific period. In this contract, merchant is liable for the payment whether or not the ship is ready for the shipment.

3 :: Tell me what Is Export Declaration?

Export declaration is a government document that defines the goods to be supplied out of the country. This declaration should be filed by exporter to the U.S government.

4 :: Do you know what Are Aps, Asn And Asrs?

☛ APS: It stands for Advance Planning and Scheduling
☛ ASN: It stands for Advanced Shipment Notifications
☛ ASRS: Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems

5 :: Tell me do you currently hold the proper endorsements and licenses?

As the operator of any mode of travel, a list of credentials is necessary. Be prepared to discuss the types of transportation vehicles you have operated. Have your credentials with you, as you may be asked by the interviewer to present them. Also be sure that they are current and authentic. If this question is not asked during the interview, your credentials will still need to be verified before being hired.

6 :: As Transportation specialist position; please tell me about yourself?

This question is one of the most frequently asked questions. Where do you start? What do they really want to know? Are you to begin from elementary school or college? You have to be very careful on how you answer this question because your answer here sets the tone for the rest of the interview. This question is mostly asked as an icebreaker but if you did not prepare for it, it becomes a real problem.

The right approach to this is to discuss your key strengths and how they relate to the job. Talk about a few of your accomplishments. Talk about your current employer and then tell them how you see yourself fitting into a position at their company.

7 :: Explain me what is your greatest strength as Transportation specialist position?

This could be a very simple question if you are prepared for it. You just have to talk about the strengths that you know would be of value to the company.

8 :: Explain me what Are The Responsibilities Of A Logistician?

Primary role of a logistician is to

☛ Manage the supply chain
☛ Transportation and storage of material
☛ Transportation management

9 :: Tell me what Are The Activities Performed At Operational Level In Logistics’?

Various activities at operational level includes

☛ Goods receipt and checking
☛ Bulk storage
☛ Order picking
☛ Stock replenishment
☛ Order marshalling
☛ Load Scheduling
☛ Returns
☛ Availability of Personnel
☛ Update of stock
☛ Completion of documentation

10 :: What is document against acceptance?

In this importer gives 30-45 days to bank to deduct the amount and then release the documents. In this provision, there is much risk, and if there is no sufficient balance in the account then, the process will get delayed.