After-Hours Carrier Sales Representative

 Chicago, IL

Job ID:
6678
Job Title:
After-Hours Carrier Sales Representative
City & State:
Chicago, IL
Job Region:
Midwest
Seniority:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Carrier Sales (Brokering/Capacity Management)
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage)
Our client is a privately held, strategically integrated logistics provider founded in 2001. Through their 19-year history they’ve listened to their customers’ needs and have created a family of companies that can solve their logistics and transportation challenges. 

After-Hours Carrier Sales Representative
As an After-Hours Carrier Sales Representative, you will play a crucial role at our client’s Multimodal division by identifying, sourcing and developing strong business relationships with service providers to achieve maximum profitability and customer satisfaction.

Job Type: Full Time

Responsibilities:
  • Provide and negotiate freight rates to motor carriers (and internal sales team as needed), ensuring maximum profitability on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly basis.
  • Coordinate available customer freight with available motor carrier equipment.
  • Consistently provide service and support to motor carriers in an effort to build the business relationship.
  • Maintain a file of all open truck shipments and of records of trailers in assigned areas.
  • Communicate with motor carriers to schedule trucks and resolve issues.
  • Verify all freight charges, confirm receipt of Bill of Lading, and resolve all payables discrepancies prior to final payment to motor carrier.
  • Monitor Bill of Lading discrepancies to ensure proper return of commodity is arranged, as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Experience:
  • Must have worked in a Carrier Sales position in a brokerage environment for at least 9 months.
  • Excellent communication, networking, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Results-driven.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexible; ability to change focus quickly to meet the demands of market conditions and/or company needs.
  • Logistical planning, routing, or dispatch experience a plus.

This position offers a competitive base salary plus commission.

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