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Account Manager - Transportation in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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    1 to 3 years
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Job Description

We are working with a fast-growing broker in Memphis. They are looking to add an Account Manager to their team. If you are looking for a work hard, play hard environment or a place to grow this could be your next challenge. Qualified candidates must have 1-3 years previous transportation (TL and LTL) experience. Need to be able to negotiate. Other responsibilities and requirements:

  • Using tools and industry experience assign qualified, contracted carriers to customer loads at the market price
  • Use creativity and strategic thinking for better pricing and maximum profitability and efficiency
  • 100% on-time and accurate tracking of all loads always including after hours with corresponding system updates
  • Use industry experience to filter carrier information for accuracy
  • Communicate with colleagues of any issues immediately
  • Building trust, loyalty and solid long-term relationship through effective and consistent communication with partner carriers
  • Continuously expand service offerings by adding new and/or specialized carriers (TL, LTL Reefer, over dimensional etc.)
  • Maintain regular contact with frontline staff communicating load availability as well as equipment availability

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Strong organizational and computer skills with working knowledge of Web based office applications
  • Aggressive and assertive negotiator
  • Self- motivated, able to work independently and achieve outcomes in a fast pace environment
  • Work effectively in and contribute to a team environment
  • Excellent time management skills, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines

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