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Transportation Broker in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job Description

The Transportation Broker is responsible for the solicitation, brokering, and management of all freight for customers. Will maintain the proper documentation pertaining to all loads moved and negotiate customer and carrier freight rates. Will resolve any operational issues. Will call and work with existing customers to obtain loads and or carriers for truck capacity. Will work with Branch Manager and sales to generate new customer leads, follow up with both carriers and customers on assigned loads, maintaining productive working relationships with customer and carrier representatives. Challenge is to increase revenues and maximize profitability.

Background Required:
  • Brokerage Account Management and Operations (2+ years)
  • Modes of Transportation (i.e. Truckload, LTL, Reefer, Specialized)
  • Negotiations (Carrier, Customer)
  • KPI Management
  • Metrics measurements (i.e. pricing, delivery, costs, quality, audits)
  • Computer literate: Microsoft (i.e. Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook)
  • Residence: Detroit, MI

Background Preferred:
  • Transportation Experience
  • Sales Experience
REF# 161633