Freight Broker - Logistics Specialist

JLE Industries Homestead , PA 15120

Posted 2 weeks ago

JLE Industries is the fastest growing Open Deck logistics company in the nation. Boasting more than 350 Tractors and 400 Flatbed trailers, we have established a massive, capital intensive beachhead through which we are aggressively building out our freight network and competing for quality driver capacity. Through progressive technology investments, driven non-generic people, and a deeply ingrained service culture, our mission is to offer our clients unprecedented convenience, reliability, and cost consistency. At JLE Industries, we are Proudly Driven!

We are looking for a service-minded Freight Broker- Logistics Specialist to act as a liaison between our customers and freight carriers. The Freight Broker will secure new accounts, expedite the sharing of information and documentation between customers and carriers, and communicate with dispatchers and drivers to track the status of loads. You will negotiate contracts with carriers in a manner that optimizes profits.

To ensure success in this position you need to maintain current knowledge of freight carrier services and be effective in attracting new customers and ensuring customer retention. Top applicants are customer-oriented, and have the ability to multitask in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Why consider a career with JLE? Well, we're just hitting our stride! You'll have the opportunity to join a winning team and will have the opportunity, quickly, to advance your career and excel your earnings! Below is a list of recent accolades and awards we've received....Forgive us for boasting, but these recognitions are a result of the efforts of our AMAZING TEAM MEMBERS and we couldn't be prouder of their accomplishments!

2020 Awards and Recognition:

- Transport Topics. JLE was ranked #27 position in Transport Topics TOP 100 Flatbed/Heavy Specialized List.

- Inc. 5000 List. JLE Industries was ranked No. 1744 on the Inc. Magazine. 5000 list, as one of the fastest-growing companies in the Nation.

- Named to Pittsburgh Business Times "Fast 50" list. JLE ranked 6th in Transportation and Logistics category.

We are poised and ready to support you in your professional pursuits! At JLE, we seek to #ENABLETHEDRIVEN.

Responsibilities

  • Generating leads and attracting new prospects and developing a sales pipeline.
  • Identifying and selecting reputable and safe carriers for freight services.
  • Providing customers with shipping quotes.
  • Booking orders with carriers.
  • Assisting to prepare carriers for loads.
  • Tracking status of loads.
  • Collaborating with shippers, carriers and dispatchers to manage scheduled collections and drop-offs.
  • Keeping accurate records of relevant activities.
  • Updating customers on status of shipments and assisting with other inquiries.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of market trends in the transportation marketplace.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1Year experience with Freight Brokerage operations.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Communication, Supply Chain. Will consider candidates with a suitable equivalent.
  • Experience with TMS systems. (TMW, McLeod, Etc.)
  • Must be an effective communicator.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Outstanding people skills.
  • Proficient negotiating skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet sales targets.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and an unwavering commit to success!

Benefits

This role offers an aggressive base salary, based on experience, as well as a favorable performance-based incentive plan. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Company Paid Vision, $50,000 in Company Paid Life Insurance, and 401K with generous company match.

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