CONFIDENTIAL Freight Broker

 Chicago, IL

Job ID:
9656
Job Title:
CONFIDENTIAL Freight Broker
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)
Freight Broker

The Freight Broker will be responsible for the scouting and development of our client’s freight carrier and customer relationships. In addition, they will work closely with the Sales, Finance, and Operations teams to achieve company goals and provide an excellent end user experience.

Job type: Full-time/work from home

Responsibilities:

  • Quote, negotiate prices, and oversee transportation services through prospecting, cold calling, qualifying, and closing deals in an open transactional selling environment.
  • Grow business with current carriers in alignment with account growth strategy plans and market demands, as well as identifying, prospecting, and generating new leads through analysis and discovery.
  • Develop short and long-term carrier solutions for prospective and current customers.
  • Support existing customer sales and internal asset shipments.
Experience: 
  • 2+ years of experience in Trucking, Logistics, Carrier-side development.
  • Experience in a client or vendor facing role.
  • Experience creating, expediting, and managing truckloads and shipments.
  • Experience coordinating and communicating with freight carriers.
  • Sufficient knowledge of all Microsoft Office products including: Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as Load Boards and Transportation Management Systems.
  • Attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively with a diverse supplier and customer base.
This position offers a competitive base salary.

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