This Entry Level Sales position will receive training to enter into either our Carrier Development Specialist or Brokerage Salesperson positions. This program would typically last 3-6 months before you would move into the business.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Learn how the NFI Brokerage operations work in regards to moving freight.
Learn about basic modes of transport – Full Truckload, LTL, Intermodal
Learn the fundamental aspects of NFI Transportation Management System (TMS) including load entry, tracking, and dispatch.
Work with assigned salesperson in an operational capacity to begin to understand basics of brokering freight to customers and carriers.
Work with Customer Sales force to effectively move each order through the systems in a cost effective and efficient method with a focus on a high level of customer service.
Speak with Clients on behalf of NFI to confirm details about shipping requirements
Speak with drivers on behalf of the carrier dispatcher to help ensure the NFI level of customer service is maintain with each brokered load.
Use system tools and effective communication methods (E-mail, phone, fax)
Recent college graduate (prefer with a degree in Business) other degrees will be considered
0 - 2 years of an internship or logistics experience. Must have demonstrated a strong work ethic.
Self-motivated, results focused sales and customer service orientation.
Strong negotiation and relationship building skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Well organized with high attention to detail and accuracy.
Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Outlook, Word and Excel)
Professional demeanor and self-confidence and positive attitude.
Customer-focused team player.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.