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Summer Internship

Location: Birmingham, AL
Company: P & S Transportation
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Company Description

PS Logistics (PSL) provides students with the opportunity to have hands on experience on what it is to be a Supply Chain and Logistics Professional in a technology driven environment. We provide an accelerated internship program that engages the students by providing them the opportunity to experience the real world of the Supply Chain and Logistics industry. We seek to provide each intern with a learning and networking opportunity in each department. Our goal is teaching them every aspect of our operations, including load planning, fleet management, reporting, safety and risk management, asset management and maintenance; and provide face-to-face engagement with the top Executives of our Company. An internship with PS Logistics (PSL) offers more than an educational experience into the fast-paced world of Supply Chain and Logistics Management; it also serves as a steppingstone into a career with a company that puts Safety and Drivers first!

At PSL you will learn the importance of each of our graduate entry level positions. You will be provided the opportunity engage and experience real world applications, showcasing your talents and guiding your decision on your future career.

Load Planning: As a Load Planner, you will be creating loads for drivers to transport. In this position, you will load shipments into McLeod, communicate with customers on short pays, and resolve issues on unbilled orders.

Fleet Management: As a Fleet Manager, also known as Driver Manager, you will assist with directing drivers to fitting loads, arrange vacation time for the drivers, and be their first point of contact for any employment related issues. You will be taught the fundamentals of the fleet manager's position and the opportunity to manage your own small fleet of drivers.

Reporting: To keep track of important business elements such as our revenue and loaded trucks, we have analysts that work daily to complete reports for the company. You will learn the importance of these reports and how to create them.

Safety and Risk Management: It is very important to know the Hours-of-Service regulations and how they impact the transportation industry. You will also learn the importance of cargo securement and equipment maintenance and how it affects the shipment of a load and the safety of our drivers.

Asset Management and Maintenance: It is important to be able to maintain the value and life of our assets by providing proper maintenance and care to our trucks. You will be able to learn the process of how we attain and maintain our assets, and how it impacts the daily operations of our drivers and our business.


  • Currently enrolled in a college or university with a concentration in Supply Chain Management, Operations, or Information Systems
  • 2.5 GPA or greater

Additional Information

This job is an hourly position with no guarantees for career progression. This does not mean that you will not be considered for other positions or opportunities.

PS Logistics complies with all applicable equal employment laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. Qualified individuals with a disability may request reasonable accommodation from the company.

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