Freight Broker

Freight Broker

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Job description

Freight Broker

POSITION SUMMARY:

The overall responsibility of our Freight Broker is to work in direct support of daily sales, and customer service activities. It is the Sales Representative’s responsibility to schedule and coordinate transportation for shipments across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico for multiple transportation platforms i.e. flat bed, truckload, expedite. It is a very fast paced role and requires both strong interpersonal skills and organization to be successful.

QUALIFICATION SUMMARY:

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize workload/multi-task.
  • Strong negotiation skills required; ability to develop relationships at all levels.
  • Possess good problem analysis skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong work ethic, fast learner with attention and accuracy.
  • Self-starter and motivated to achieve.
  • Great phone presence and effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Comfortable with computer and multiple applications.
  • Using software programs to negotiate freight pricing and track loads.
  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in direct support of our customers transportation needs.
  • Master the daily management and support of customer freight and partner carriers.
  • Daily scheduling and price negotiation with our partner carriers.
  • Relationship development across our partner carrier base of both approved and new carriers.
  • Routine follow-up activities on trucking activities ensuring delivery is made on-time and at cost targets.
  • Prompt updates to the customer and internal team of any carrier issues.
  • Posting freight on internet freight boards and vetting of new partner carriers.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
  • Professional Customer Service experience is a strong plus
  • Experience in the logistics/transportation industry is a strong plus
  • The ability to bring a developed and current book of business ideal

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401k

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay

Experience:

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

Work Location: One location

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