Transportation Network Freight Broker Manager

Transportation Network Freight Broker Manager

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website US Logistics Solutions

US Logistics Solutions provides our customers with a customized consolidation and delivery process that controls costs and more effectively replenishes their network in both major cities and more remote communities across the US. Our primary focus is on advancing the Pool Distribution concept to more customers, more industries and more places. We are dedicated to providing a unique and consistently reliable distribution network for the industries we serve, including retail, hospitality, healthcare, automotive, publishing, amongst others.

US Logistics Solutions is a highly respected transportation and logistics company, which is growth-oriented and has doubled in size over the past 6 years. We have an aggressive growth strategy and need great talent to help us achieve our goals. As an industry leader – we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. US Logistics Solutions offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.

Position: Transportation Network / Freight Brokerage Manager

Job Description:

Our US Logistics Solutions team is looking for a solution-oriented partner. As the Manager of Logistics Services which includes management of out linehaul network and freight brokerage, this position is responsible for leading and growing our FTL business as well as our freight brokerage services. This person will be a key member of the team, reporting to the Senior Vice President of Pricing, Analytics, Industrial Engineering, & Logistics Services. This position will work directly with senior leadership to develop and execute strategies to aggressively build and grow the Logistics Services Division. This includes identifying new vertical opportunities, expanding our current business, product development and enhancement, managing and growing our carrier relationships, customer retention and penetration, providing high quality customer service, driving operational efficiencies, and developing pricing and RFP processes.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Hiring and building a team to manage our growing FTL business inclusive of freight agents/brokers, transportation managers, and drivers
  • Assist terminals with truck load planning, oversee carrier performance, and assist with improvement opportunities
  • Manage our existing trailer fleet to reduce cost while enhancing service * Work cross functionally with sales, marketing, operations, finance, and legal to best achieve company goals
  • Develop KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and internal tools for service and operational processes * Negotiate rates with brokers and asset-based carriers to meet company savings objectives
  • Lead the implementation of our new/improved TMS software
  • Create partner and carrier vetting process to ensure optimal partnerships
  • Strategically lead revenue growth initiatives through the development and execution of a sales and growth plan to improve our customer acquisition, penetration, and retention efforts
  • Collaborate with sales, operations, and customer service teams to devise strategic approaches to develop new viable business segments to grow capacity
  • Oversee all RFP pricing and timely submissions
  • Develop and implement process and procedural changes to best achieve cost reductions, productivity improvements, and service improvements including analyzing freight expenses and reducing costs where possible
  • Negotiate and makes final decisions surrounding carrier selection and load coverage for all shipments
  • Manage carrier compliance and carrier performance, which includes performing regular carrier and customer performance reviews
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years’ combined experience in in FTL, LTL, Intermodal, and Small package/parcel modes of domestic transportation with 3+ at a managerial level managing ground transportation
  • Expertise in both Operations and Sales with an emphasis in ground/trucking transportation
  • Experience managing profitability and accountability to P&L statements
  • Proven track record in successful negotiations with carriers
  • Experience as a licensed custom broker preferred
  • Current and strong relationships with ground carriers
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex logistics problems
  • Ability to document, measure and improve operational processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of process improvement concepts
  • Strong organization, planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to present and maintain a positive corporate image in a fast-paced environment
  • All applicants are subject to a criminal background investigation
  • Understanding of pool distribution is preferred

US Logistics Solutions is an Equal Opportunity employer

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • Logistics: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

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