Transportation Freight Broker

Transportation Freight Broker

Website Midwest Freight LLC

About the Opportunity:

A freight broker is an individual or company that serves as a middleman between a company that needs shipping services and a truck that needs cargo to haul. So, one party needs a truck and the other needs cargo. We put the two together to move the cargo from point A to point B, and earn a profit in the process.

Overall Objective:

You will be responsible for building long-term relationships with customers and carriers and close transportation deals. You will be responsible for working our base of carriers as well as signing up new contract carriers with Midwest Freight. You will be responsible for sourcing carriers, negotiating rates, scheduling freight and solving problems quickly and effectively. You will manage, service and build customer and carrier relationships. These responsibilities require your ability to find innovative solutions, negotiate deals and handle day to day challenges. This is a tremendous opportunity if you are just beginning your career, or you are looking to start a second career. We will teach you everything you need to know to succeed and it will be a paid training.

About the Job

Main responsibilities:

· Manage daily shipments and make sure they pick up and deliver.

· Dispatch trucks and make check calls.

· Find trucks to transport our loads and negotiate rates with carriers.

· Make a sales pitch to people who have freight to ship and build trust with them.

Job Requirements:

· Ability to multi-task.

· Strong work ethic, persuasive negotiation skills, and the ability to remain calm when things go don’t go as planned.

. We prefer people who are punctual, enjoy talking to others on the phone, and have strong interpersonal skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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