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October 2016 Print

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President's Report

Welcome to Spring! 

Personally this is my favorite time of year and the planning for GBTA Michigan Chapter is in full swing as we think about the next few months of chapter meetings and events.

GBTA Michigan Celebrates 50 years through 2017…….. We continue to be an organization dedicated to advancing the interests of the corporate travel industry. As the collective voice of this industry for Michigan, we support and represent our core constituents of corporate travel managers and associated travel services by providing tools, information and networks required for effective business travel management.

If you haven’t registered for our April 27 meeting, don’t wait!  Our session topic is Spans of Control – Beyond Travel Management.  This meeting will be held at Fifth Third Ballpark - Pepsi Stadium Club in the Grand Rapids Area. 

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with our chapter, please feel free to contact me at President@michiganbta.org

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Classified Ads

2010-03-19:

Click Here to access NBTA's Job Listing Page

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STARTING WAGE: $10.50 PER HOUR

The Customer Service Representative will be primarily responsible for assisting clients in making transportation reservations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Maintain open communications with supervisor, ensuring timely and accurate reporting on the status of problems, concerns, etc.

2. Responsible to communicate effectively with clients while inputting accurate trip information, while maintaining a friendly demeanor.

3. Consistently checking / scanning the system, ensuring error free reservations as well as complete knowledge of all reservations processes and correct pricing

4. Communicate with dispatchers regarding any details that are pertinent to the successful completion of transfers, i.e. notes in reservations should be read on a consistent basis to ensure awareness of client requests/needs and dispatcher will ensure drivers are made aware and follow through.

5. Aggressively complete any/all other duties assigned to ensure smooth operations throughout the company.

6. Maintain confidentiality of employee, corporate, and customer records and information.

7. Maintain work area in a clean and safe manner.

8. Must be able to work weekends and holidays in a 24/7 environment

9. Must be able to sit for long periods of time.

 

Location: Taylor, MI 

Applicants must submit a resume to:

https://metro-cars.hiringthing.com/job/21809/customer-service-representative

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Hiring Bonus Available

We are seeking a certified heavy equipment / diesel mechanic.  The Mechanic is responsible for providing quality maintenance and repairs within given standard times, as well as scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. These services are performed on both the interior and exterior components of the vehicle.  Manufacturer certifications and/or training a plus.

Requirements

  • Certified Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic
  • Possess a basic set of mechanic/technician tools
  • Possess a commercial drivers license with a clean driving record
  • Understanding of diesel engines and systems
  • Heavy equipment service and repair
  • Knowledge and exposure to motor coach systems
  • Understanding of automotive electrical systems

This is a full time position.  You must posses your own tools.  Full benefits package.  Hiring Bonus!  Interested candidates should forward resume.

Location: Taylor, MI 

Applicants must submit a resume to:

https://metro-cars.hiringthing.com/job/28625/mechanic-heavy-duty-certified-diesel-hiring-bonus-available

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Hiring Bonus Available!

We are seeking a certified or master mechanic. You must possess your own tools. Both diesel and gas engine experience a plus. Ability to repair or rebuild all or part of equipment systems as well as perform routine maintenance functions. Must be available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings and weekends.

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

1. Must possess a Mechanic certification and maintain/update the certification.

2. Possess a basic set of mechanic/technician tools.

3. Strong mechanical aptitudes, and a working knowledge of vehicle electrical, and mechanical systems.

4. Excellent trouble shooting and diagnostic skills.

5. Ability to define problems, and resolve them quickly.

6. Familiar with all DOT forms and regulations.

7. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills.

8. Ability to work well with ever changing priorities and or situations.

9. Must be a self-starter who can work well with people at all levels both in and out of the facility.

10. Maintain work area in a clean and safe manner.

11. Abide by the company’s regulatory obligations, OSHA, MDOT, USDOT, etc. *

12. Use of power and hand tools as well as diagnostic equipment.

13. Operation of vehicles and equipment for diagnostic purposes.

14. Understanding of diesel engines and systems.

 

Location: Taylor, MI 

 

Applicants must submit a resume to:

 

https://metro-cars.hiringthing.com/job/22072/mechanic-hiring-bonus

 

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$$$ Be a part of the best transportation company while being your own boss earning extra money! $$$

Metro Cars, Metro Detroit’s premier ground transportation company, has immediate openings for full-time, part-time, and weekend luxury independent contract sedan chauffeurs.

Excellent income potential.

Chauffeurs are independent contractors who work on a commission plus gratuity pay system

  • Must have a chauffeur’s license and be at least 25 years old (for insurance purposes) and provide original license as well as proof of legal eligibility to work in the United States.
  • MVR (motor vehicle report) must meet insurance specifications, i.e.: – No more than 3 minor moving violations in the past 3 years. – Absolutely NO alcohol, impaired, reckless driving, drug related or driving under suspension infractions.
  • Must obtain a state felony clearance with no criminal history.
  • Metro Airport badge applications will be completed for investigation.
  • Possess excellent knowledge of the geographical area of southeastern Michigan and be able to read maps and/or utilize a personal GPS.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as this position functions in a 24/7 environment.
  • As independent contractors, chauffeurs are responsible for purchasing their own uniform/supplies and gas.

Clean-cut, courteous with a professional attitude should apply in person at: Metro Cars, Inc. 24957 Brest Road Taylor, MI 48180

Or online: https://metro-cars.hiringthing.com/job/21811/sedan-drivers-independent-contractors

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JOB SUMMARY:

Safely transporting passengers to and from assigned public parking lots and terminals and/or transporting clients to out of state destinations and back.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Pick-up and drop off passengers safely and promptly within specified time requirements.

2. Adhere to established route patterns while driving within posted speed limits.

3. Deliver high-end customer service.

4. Obtain all required, assigned equipment at the start of the shift.

5. Return required, assigned equipment at the end of each shift.

6. Perform exterior/interior inspection and written report of outcome.

7. Daily wash and maintain a clean vehicle throughout shift.

8. Perform daily visual safety inspection of vehicle, written report of outcome, and notify supervisor when vehicle needs servicing.

9. Perform other duties as directed.

10.Adhere to established company policies, procedures and guidelines.

Bus Drivers must:

  • Possess a valid Michigan commercial CDL license with passenger endorsement with an acceptable motor vehicle record.

  • Pass DOT drug screening.

  • Posses a DOT medical certificate.

  • Read and speak English fluently.

  • Be capable of lifting large items up to 50 lbs.

  • Minimum of 1 year of professional driving experience.

  • Capable of operating required transportation equipment.

  • Have a working knowledge of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations

    Applicants must submit a resume to:

    https://metro-cars.hiringthing.com/job/21812/motor-coach-shuttle-bus-drivers

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$$$ Be a part of the best transportation company while being your own boss earning extra money! $$$

Metro Cab Detroit has immediate openings for TAXI DRIVERS servicing Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Candidates must be driven to provide the highest levels of customer service, as well meet the following guidelines:

  • Valid State of Michigan Chauffeur license.
  • Clean Driving / Criminal Background Check
  • Extensive geographical knowledge of Southeastern Michigan
  • Courteous with a professional attitude
  • Must have passport and be able to cross into Canada

Excellent income potential

 

Location: Taylor, MI 

 

Applicants must submit a resume to:

 

https://metro-cars.hiringthing.com/job/22620/metro-cab-taxi-driver-independent-contractor

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We are looking for outgoing energetic people interested in attending to our client’s needs as a meet & greet airport representative at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Responsibilities include meeting clients at gates and baggage claims, assisting chauffeurs, communicating with dispatch, etc. The position requires an impeccable customer service attitude, strong salesmanship skills, professional appearance and courteous nature. This is an afternoon shift and candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule as we work weekends and holidays. Successful candidates must successfully complete a background check and drug screen. In return Metro Cars offers a dynamic work environment with $11.25/hour starting wage.

Location: Taylor, MI 

Applicants must submit a resume to:

https://metro-cars.hiringthing.com/job/22406/airport-representative

2017-02-02:

Account Manager

 

CONLIN TRAVEL

Conlin Travel is a service driven, proactive travel company celebrating over 55 years of serving clients around the world. Today, we are the largest, independently owned travel Management Company in Michigan and one of the largest in the Midwest. While many others in our industry are struggling, Conlin Travel continues to grow at a remarkable rate with a program model that works. As a BCD Travel affiliate, we are a member of one the largest travel management network in the world with locations in over 100 countries. Our goal is to provide service which makes our clients “Raving Fans,” and we are doing this every day.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Conlin Travel is seeking an Account Manager to be responsible for managing a portfolio of accounts. In this position, you will work with an existing client portfolio to manage their organization's business travel programs to:

• Develop business plans and relationships with key clients to improve the level of performance and service of the travel program

• Identify opportunities for technology and service solutions, providing best in class customer service and engagement that exceeds the client's expectations

• Identify and develop upsell opportunities within client portfolio for new business, technology and tools

• Act as a client advocate with vendors during negotiations, service reviews, and program performance meetings

• Monitor contract terms, SLAs, volumes and service levels to ensure favorable contract renewals; supporting rebid processes when necessary

 

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

• Travel industry experience, preferably in corporate travel

• Strong communication skills both via written and public speaking/presentations

• Proven track record of developing professional relationships

• Ability to work closely with team members, demonstrating clear and efficient communications

• Demonstrate knowledge of best practices within the travel industry

• Proven track record of negotiating favorable travel terms for clients, including experience in negotiating air, car and hotel rates

• Able to identify, develop and implement business plans for new and existing clients

• Degree in a business related field strongly preferred

• Full time – 40 hours per week plus

• Must have own vehicle for travel within the state of Michigan; mileage reimbursed

 

Interested individuals should send a resume and cover letter to:  employment@conlintravel.com

 

 

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