Customer Care Associate

Date:  Jun 4, 2024

Vila Nova de Gaia, PT

Brand:  Upela

UPELA is part of the Redspher Group, the European leader in premium freight, consists of the following brands, all specialized in time-sensitive delivery: Easy4Pro, Easy2Go, Rubiwin, Flash, Schwerdtfeger and SpeedPack Europe, and Upela.

It is a dynamic start-up founded in 2008 and growing. Its objective is to revolutionize the messaging sector: centralize, compare and optimize shipments from individuals and micro-businesses / SMEs, with negotiated and advantageous carrier offers. The company also offers a transport management system (SaaS): a tool that allows professionals to centralize their shipments, simplify their management and therefore optimize their logistics expenses.

What You'll Do:

  • Resolve customer contacts through various support modalities including inbound and outbound calls, email, and tickets

  • Complete proactive outreach via phone and email to support Carriers

  • Investigate case details to determine the root cause of issues

  • Communicate quickly and effectively to internal and external stakeholders

  • Escalate urgent issues in order to drive them to resolution

  • Complete thorough documentation and notation on customer profiles

  • Provide feedback to leadership and program teams regarding processes and daily run that can be improved.


Basic Qualifications

  • Proven ability to develop deep customer empathy and articulate customer problems.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to express yourself with confidence and diplomacy and develop effective written communication for a variety of audiences;

  • Must work well in a team environment, contributing to a collaborative work environment where people learn from one another and continuously improve processes on behalf of users

  • Strategic problem solving - Use of multiple resources to inform and support critical decisions

  • Excellent organization - Optimally prioritize work to target the highest-impact issues first. Balance attention to detail with swift execution

  • Optimism - You are motivated by a challenge, and you approach problems with a positive attitude

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure - You troubleshoot problems and find speedy resolutions in high-pressure, time-sensitive situations

  • A desire to learn, highly motivated self-starter, with an eagerness to learn and grow

  • High flexibility - When the only constant is change, you're ready to roll with the punches and pivot quickly from one support experiment to the next


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Secondary school education and other relevant qualifications

  • A self-starter who can demonstrate independence of thoughts and actions (keenness for problem solving)

  • Excellent French writing and speaking

  • English understanding and writing.

  • Experience in previous customer service role is required.

  • Experience in the transport industry would be a plus.

  • Support experience in a high-volume environment, such as service industries, retail, or hospitality



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