Independent Freight Agent: Sims Global Solutions

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Company Summary:
Sims Global Solutions is a team of industry experts who have worked with or for just about every carrier available today and have an invaluable wealth of knowledge to help take your career to the next level. With our extensive network of the industry’s top carriers, fulfillment solutions, and leading-edge Transportation Management Software, our customers get expertise on adaptive shipping solutions with regular, real-time updates on their shipments and those are just a few reasons why they keep coming back. Our commitment to service goes beyond the customer, we are dedicated to making the work experience at Sims Global world-class as well. Our brand new 28,000 sq/ft building provides a fun and collaborative work environment, as well as a 3,000 sq ft workout center equipped with everything you would need to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Position Summary: As an Independent Freight Agent (1099), operate as your own boss working remotely from the comfort of your own home, representing Sims Global Solutions under our brokerage authority, soliciting Truckload & LTL freight services from your network of commercial customers, tapping into an unsaturated market. We provide ALL the back office administrative and support work so that you can focus on selling & moving freight for your customers. Agents that successfully develop regular sales with their accounts readily generate a 6-figure income.
This is a 1099 (independent contractor) position
Qualifications & Responsibilities:

  • 3+ Years of Freight Agent Experience
  • Developed & Transferrable book of business
  • Determined hunter of new clients and business
  • Intrinsically motivated, goals driven, strong work ethic
  • Intrinsically motivated, goals driven, strong work ethic
  • Proven ability to network, build relationships, and solicit & close business
  • Strong background in utilizing CRM (ZOHO preferred but not required)
  • Ability to Negotiate rates with customers and carriers
  • Professional follow-up and coordination between customers and carriers.
  • Professional collaboration and coordination with shippers, carriers and dispatchers
  • Organized and plans daily activities including follow-up calls and appointments

Sims Offerings to Agent:

  • Completely unsaturated agent market
  • Extensive Transportation Technology Stack: Robust TMS with integrated CRM and Marketing program.
  • Fully Integrated TMS Platform built for internal and external client workflow efficiency.
  • Client setup in seconds with Client portal access.
  • System Integrated Carrier onboarding and vetting software
  • Simple Carrier setup with Internal Carrier Load Board.
  • Digital Tracking
  • Freight Matching
  • Integrated Bulk Rates for large shipper contracts
  • E-Commerce and WMS Integration
  • Multi-Modal service offerings with Asset Based and Warehouse/Fulfillment division.
  • Flexible Agent Structure options:
  • Operations support to allow you to expand and just sell, while internal operations handle’s the back-office operations.
  • Bring your operations team with you for a greater commission split.
  • Unlimited Earning Potential: Most agents can grow their business 40-50% more with Sims than many other 3PLs.
  • A+ Rated supplemental Cargo Ins coverage for high value freight
  • Dedicated Claims Department
  • Great company Culture
  • Strong Financial Stability
  • Access to full benefits package
  • Company paid client risk insurance
  • Emphasis on carrier relationships: Prompt payments for carriers, to keep them moving, and to keep them coming back. Over 90,000 carriers in network
  • In-house Training and Coaching
  • Tax consulting for info on tax write offs
  • Company paid rewards for top agents
  • Annual Company Conferences
  • Access to Sims Global Solutions extensive carrier partnerships in the US and Canada, and fast setup of new contract carriers
  • Marketing materials, sales support, web-based access to Sims Global TMS system, CRM, and company email account

Relevant experience and/or skills: Freight broker, freight agent, freight sales, truck broker, logistics account manager, 3PL, transportation, truck dispatch, truckload sales, rate negotiations, customer relationships, business development, cold calling, carrier relationships.
Sims Global Solutions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category.
Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran
Employment is contingent on background screening



Job Type: Contract



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