Carrier Sales Representative

Carrier Sales Representative

Website Network Transport

Founded in 2017, Network Transport has experienced over 777% top-line growth and is quickly becoming a leader in the logistics industry.

As part of our brokerage carrier sales team, you will work closely with our extensive network of carriers, as well as develop new relationships focusing on improving efficiency and managing transportation costs. You will be responsible for taking a proactive approach in mastering the pricing and capacity fluctuations in the truckload shipping market.

You will coordinate the successful movement of loads based on customer requirements, performing carrier compliance and work with our outsourced network of transportation partners.

To achieve minimum gross profit objectives of $30,000.00 per month.

Job Functions:

  • Negotiate rates with carriers for maximum profit
  • Collect, document and disseminate accurate information to/from carriers and drivers and between internal departments.
  • Dispatch drivers to designated shippers, consignees, and intermediate stops if applicable.
  • Collect all required information from drivers before dispatching and provide accurate and detailed information regarding directions, load information, pick-up/delivery times/numbers as well as all other special load related information.
  • Manage carrier issues and resolve carrier operational problems including unplanned accessorial charges and accounting discrepancies.
  • Develop and maintain quality working relationships with transportation providers, customers and warehouses by using various means of communications.
  • Prospect carriers on a daily basis to further grow and develop Network Transport’s carrier base.
  • Collect and document all available equipment from carrier partners.
  • Document all preferred lanes, live trucks and services offered by carrier partners.
  • Work closely with commercial pricing and business development to ensure contract freight bid volume is being achieved.
  • Communicate new transportation provider opportunities to Customer Sales and Network Transport.
  • Review carrier credentials to ensure they meet Network Transport Logistics compliance requirements.
  • Send rate confirmations to carriers that document all requirements and verify receipt.
  • Identify and communicate ways Network Transport Logistics can continuously improve in its operations.
  • Source and procure carrier services to ensure timely pick-up and delivery of customer freight.
  • Establish deep and mutually rewarding relationships with carriers to expand capacity opportunities.
  • Work effectively with your sales and operations colleagues at Network Transport to provide a seamless efficient experience to our customers.

Key Knowledge & Experience:

  • High School diploma with some college preferred. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1-2 years of Sales, Marketing or Customer Service experience or at least 1 year of experience in carrier sales/brokerage is preferred.
  • Experience working in a deadline driven environment preferred.
  • Proficient in computer software programs necessary to perform job function.
  • Driven & competitive nature with impressive negotiation skills.
  • Strong problem solving & decision-making abilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay

Experience:

  • Logistics: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Freight Brokers & Agents: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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