Freight Broker

Logistics Made Simple Trussville , AL 35173

Posted 4 weeks ago

Freight Brokers are expected and not limited to:

  • Producing their own customers/carrier
  • Exercising independent judgement
  • Negotiation of freight coverage between customer to broker and carrier to broker situations
  • Analysis of freight trends for varying modes of transportation and commodity types
  • Relationship management between broker to carrier and broker to customer relations.

In this role, an individual will be accountable for ensuring that all aspects of their customers’/ carriers’ freight processes are operating at maximum potential, that full truckload shipments are being covered for customers, and that LTL shipments are effectively managed.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and production of potential customers/carriers
  • Accessing customer/carrier needs and providing solutions
  • Utilizing the tools and software provided to assist customers/carriers
  • Price negotiation of freight
  • Dispatch capacities
  • Cold Calling
  • Facilitating shipments with excellent customer service and with on time delivery/pickups

Key Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong customer service skills, problem solving skills, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong people skills including ability to build relationships with customers.
  • Must be goal oriented and self-motivated to drive results.
  • Superior time management skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to demonstrate appropriate phone and email etiquette.
  • Team player with a positive attitude that remains focused in a fast-paced environment.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of one-year relevant work experience in sales, logistics, and brokerage will be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.

Compensation:

  • Salary plus commission and monthly bonuses.*
    • First Year Earnings Range from $40,000 to $55,000.
    • *
    *
  • Competitive benefits that include cell phone, health insurance, dental, vision, PTO, retirement match and a variety of other options. The company also pays a portion of your health insurance.
  • You will never be capped in earning potential.

Job Type: Full-Time

  • Customer Service/ Inside Sales: 1 year

Locations:

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Chattanooga, TN

Send all resumes to: apply@logisticsms.net

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