American Standard

  • Freight Broker

    Job Locations US-OH-Hamilton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/13/2018 9:08 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2264
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Logistics
  • Overview

    Brokers are responsible for selling long term contract freight to carriers in addition to sourcing carriers for spot market business. Each broker is assigned a specific geographic region of the country as their area. They sell to carriers based on origin and not customers. Their geographic region will consist of several states and they are responsible for all freight leaving those states regardless of trailer type. They are responsible for developing a carrier base for repeat business that meets the profit goals of the company.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage daily shipments to ensure on time pickup and delivery.
    • Maintain profit expectations and customer service levels specified by management.
    • Own your regions freight from end to end. Although we operate as a team the individual is responsible to assure that the freight from their region is booked, tracked, and loads completed per company policy and expectations.
    • Support growing the company's current book of business by providing excellent service.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently via phone and email.

    Qualifications

    • 2 years experience in FTL brokerage industry preferred
    • Must possess a strong sense of urgency & thrive in a fast-paced, hands-on environment. 
    • Must be familiar with all industry tools and their use including dispatch software.
    • Mercury Gate experience is a plus.
    • Ability to interact with carriers in a positive and professional manner.
    • Requires a strong competitive drive to beat competitors and show the value that Amstan brings.
    • Excellent detail, organization and time management skills.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks at one time; assigning/delegating other tasks as needed.
    • Must have a positive attitude with carriers, clients, and staff.

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