Freight Broker/Dispatcher

Freight Broker/Dispatcher

Website Fortune Logistics

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE – Freight Broker

The purpose of this position will be collecting information from our internal/external carriers, negotiating capacity, rates, and availability on our current lanes through phone calls, emails, and app based communication. There will be a high volume of phone time in the day to day operation. In addition, freight broker will provide scheduling requests and tracking updates for all shipments, while complying and adhering to the safety compliance policies and procedures set forth by the DOT.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Strategically source carriers and match, negotiate, and book available equipment with available freight * Advise and make recommendations of available capacity to management to fulfill carrier’s needs and requirements * Source and procure truckload carrier capacity to fulfill customer freight requirements * Establish and maintain carrier relationships to expand future capacity opportunities * Promote brand awareness within current and existing carrier partners * Create Lists for Freight Brokers to call on for available capacity on given lanes.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing as necessary.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Required two-years of relevant industry experience

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extremely organized and detail oriented, while on the phone with clients
  • Ability to demonstrate appropriate phone and email etiquette with internal and external customers
  • Strong customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Strong people skills and ability to build strong relationships
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs
  • Must be able to work independently and proceed with objectives without supervision
  • Possess high energy and assertive attitude
  • Ability to excel in a team-based environment
  • Self-starter with a willingness and desire to succeed
  • Creative thinking and strategic problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to multi-task in a windows-based environment
  • Detail and problem-solving skills are required
  • Organized, detail oriented, and possess a sense of urgency and can be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to multi task, be a team player, goal driven, learn quickly, and adapt to change easily
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have punctuality and good attendance

Job Type: Part-Time/Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Logistics: 2 years (Preferred)

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

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