Brokerage Sales Representative (Entry Level)

 Portland, OR

Job ID:
5981
Job Title:
Brokerage Sales Representative (Entry Level)
City & State:
Portland, OR
Job Region:
West
Seniority:
Entry Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Freight Operations
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage)

At our client, they provide OCEAN CARRIAGE, INTEGRATED LOGISTICS & TRUCKING. All of which is possible because of their innovative culture, company-owned assets, owner operators, strong partner carriers, and the employees they call family. They are all a part of the comprehensive, global supply chain, but it’s their business to ensure that supply chain flows right for you. It’s their job to coordinate, collaborate, and come up with solutions that work best for your supply chain: ocean, truckload, intermodal, warehousing, white glove, expedited, specialized cargo, vehicles, overdimensional, and transloading, you name it.

Brokerage Sales Representative (Entry Level):
Our client is looking for energetic, talented, self-motivated go-getters to join their growing logistics team. As a Brokerage Sales Representative you will have the opportunity to develop a successful and energetic career and be given the additional tools and training to “Make it Happen”. They are committed to not only recognizing their top performers, but also to promoting and rewarding their success. They are excited and ready to bring new members on the team who are eager to learn, are passionate about their personal growth, while making the Company the customer’s first choice.

Job Type: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Grasping key concepts of our freight brokerage division and approach to personal customer service
  • Finding, qualifying, and bringing new carriers/vendors on to our network in support of customer freight
  • Utilizing daily communication to building lasting relationships with our carrier network
  • Constantly reviewing carrier capacity and availability
  • Keep up to date on the freight market and seasonal trends and applying that knowledge accordingly
  • Negotiating rates with carriers through daily phone calls
  • Tracking and tracing shipments through communicating with carriers from pickup to delivery
  • Ensuring that carriers meet all specifications necessary to move our customers’ freight
  • Identifying and creating new leads to develop personal book of business
  • Building relationships with potential customers through positive communication and excitement of the Company
  • Identifying and providing effective solutions to new customer supply chain needs
  • Developing customer accounts and loyalty by providing the highest level of customer service

Experience:

  • Rockstar go-getter attitude required, experience preferred but not required
  • Outstanding customer service and relationship-building skills
  • Candidates who are competitive, have a huge desire to WIN, and self-motivated
  • Communication skills that are effective, persuasive, and convincing
  • Quick thinkers who make sound and efficient decisions
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Supports the culture of the Company by modeling the  Core Values of a Company team member

This position offers a competitive base salary plus commission and standard benefits.

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