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Freight Broker in Atlanta at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta
  • Experience:
    2 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    1/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    FREIG21544

Job Description

Are you looking for a fast pace environment? Somewhere you can help grow the company? Do you have management and transporation sales experience? If so, we may have an opportunity for you!

Our client has an immediate need for an Freight Broker in Atlanta, GA. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and generating new sales revenue and profit. Need to have a minimum of 2 years of experience of transportation or logistic sales experience and a book of business is a plus but not a requirement.

Responsibilities
  • Prospect for sales leads to build a strong customer pipeline
  • Initiate sales and marketing calls to prospective or current clients
  • Manage accounts to retain existing relationships
  • Act as a single point of contact for your customers and their transportation needs by identifying business, negotiating rates, and discussing expectations and services
  • Succeed at heavy price and service negotiation with customers and carriers
  • Work in conjunction with our current sales team, carrier management team and customer service reps in our growing logistics department

Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field preferred but will consider equivalent work experience in lieu of degree
  • Minimum 2+ years' transportation, logistics, or freight forwarding experience with a proven background managing an outside sales territory, prospecting and closing sales preferred but not required
  • Business to Business Outside sales experience
  • Proven sales success required
  • Well established with customer contacts and new business leads
  • Experience in selling transportation services
  • Excellent communication, presentation and customer service skills
  • Team player with ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated computer literacy in MS Word Office and related products
  • Critical, time sensitive decision making that impacts contractual agreement
  • Must be a team player and willing to execute the vision of the company's management


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