Career Oppor­tu­ni­ties in Trans­porta­tion; Logis­tics; Sup­ply Chain Man­age­ment; Har­bor & Fleet­ing Ser­vices; Tow­ing; and Ship­yard Operations

ADM LOGISTICS | AMERICAN RIVER TRANSPORTATION COMPANY (ARTCO)

As part of Archer Daniels Mid­land Com­pany (ADM) which is one of the largest agri­cul­tural proces­sors in the world, ADM Logis­tics is a third-​party logis­tics provider and is a leader in sup­ply chain and helps the cus­tomer in dis­tri­b­u­tion sys­tem, arrang­ing trans­porta­tion for bulk or pack­aged freight. Also the sup­ply chain man­age­ment ser­vices include sup­ply chain opti­miza­tion, design and plan­ning, inte­gra­tion and consulting.

ADM Logis­tics truck­ing ser­vices gives access to one of North America’s most expan­sive and resource­ful truck­ing net­works - over 6,000 car­ri­ers that ship from coast to coast. It also has one of the world’s largest liq­uid tank truck fleets. ADM Logis­tics Ter­mi­nal Ser­vices has an exten­sive offer­ing of ser­vices designed to meet the spe­cific needs of domes­tic and import/​export– ori­ented cus­tomers. Ser­vices include transload­ing, ter­mi­nal­ing, ware­hous­ing and a full array of logis­ti­cal functions.

Amer­i­can River Trans­porta­tion Com­pany (ARTCO) is a wholly owned sub­sidiary of ADM. ARTCO oper­a­tions include: line-​haul ves­sels, har­bor boats, cov­ered hop­per barges, tank barges, har­bor and fleet­ing ser­vices, and a full ser­vice ship­yard. ARTCO also pro­vides a third party tow­ing ser­vice on the Lower Mis­sis­sippi, Upper Mis­sis­sippi, Illi­nois, and Ohio River.

ADM Career Opportunities

Trans­porta­tion & Logistics

  • Intern­ship Pro­gram: Interns learn to com­mu­ni­cate with peo­ple on all lev­els on a daily basis and build rela­tion­ships with car­ri­ers. They assist direc­tors with trou­bleshoot­ing and over­all smooth man­age­ment of ADM’s trans­porta­tion divi­sion. This excit­ing oppor­tu­nity is designed to expose logis­tics majors or those from a sim­i­lar dis­ci­pline to many aspects of ADM Trans­porta­tion. The pro­gram is designed as a mean­ing­ful pro­fes­sional expe­ri­ence that could lead can­di­dates to a career with ADM.
  • Freight Bro­ker Posi­tions: As a team mem­ber of a ADM logis­tics group, the posi­tion of freight bro­ker nego­ti­ates and pro­cures truck capac­ity for ADM Logis­tics’ inter­nal and exter­nal cus­tomers. This fast-​paced posi­tion will be respon­si­ble for nego­ti­at­ing freight rates and assign­ing loads to estab­lished car­ri­ers on a national basis.

Amer­i­can River Trans­porta­tion Com­pany (ARTCO)

  • Boat Cap­tain Posi­tions: ARTCO boat cap­tains are clas­si­fied as super­vi­sors who are respon­si­ble for the over­all oper­a­tion of boats and man­age­ment of their crews. Can­di­dates must have a high school diploma or equiv­a­lent. Can­di­dates must main­tain the proper licens­ing, doc­u­men­ta­tion, endorse­ments and cre­den­tials. Job skills and abil­i­ties to oper­ate a ves­sel in a safe and effi­cient man­ner are required.
  • Deck­hand Posi­tions: Deck­hands per­form boat main­te­nance, watch-​work and house­keep­ing duties with­out direc­tion or super­vi­sion. They also per­form basic tow work, and line and rig­ging usage. They are respon­si­ble for tow build­ing, fleet tie-​off and fleet secu­rity, such as rig­ging lights and inspect­ing barges and moorings.
  • Oper­a­tor Posi­tions: Respon­si­bil­i­ties of this posi­tion include the pro­fi­cient oper­a­tion of all cranes at the loca­tion to per­form the duties of cover set­ting and stack­ing, cleaning-​hopper and bulk mate­r­ial han­dling and skid loader handling.
  • Mechanic Posi­tions: Respon­si­bil­i­ties include super­vis­ing and eval­u­at­ing mechan­ics work­ing at a spe­cific har­bor ser­vice loca­tion, and super­vis­ing the main­te­nance and repair of all boats, cranes, machin­ery and equip­ment used there.
  • Util­ity Posi­tions: Respon­si­bil­i­ties of this posi­tion include weld­ing, car­pen­try, pur­chas­ing, repair, clean­ing, dri­ving, oper­at­ing machin­ery and any other jobs as directed by lead per­son­nel. This posi­tion gen­er­ally han­dles sup­ply lists and stock for the boats.

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