Freight Broker/Dispatcher

HWE Logistics - Sterling Heights, MI (30+ days ago)


You;

HWE Logistics. is looking for you!
A shipment needs to get from point A to point B. How does it get there? You will source and procure the carrier services that will physically move freight for our clients. Top priority is ensuring timely pick-up and delivery of customer freight while building and maintaining relationships with carriers and the lowest possible cost.
Responsibilities:

  • Quote and cover truckload shipments
  • Contact, negotiate and secure carriers for available/open loads
  • Dispatching, routing and scheduling carriers
  • Maximize each load by negotiating with customers and carriers to ensure proper profit margins
  • Build relationships with new and existing carriers
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and prospective clients
  • Bid on dedicated contract opportunities
  • Must be willing and able to make at least 45 cold calls per day; generate and develop own leads
  • Meet sales goals consistently
  • Ability to talk with decision-makers over the phone, on a daily basis
  • Communicate important market information and activity to other brokers, traders and management

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Qualifications

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have working knowledge of Freight Broker industry-MINIMUM 1 years
  • Work experience in freight movement of agricultural products
  • Must have strong sales skills and strive to develop long-term carrier
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, telephone etiquette; computer knowledge
  • Maintain knowledge of market factors that affect freight price movements
  • Must be able to negotiate prices, service and terms with both clients and carriers
  • Must negotiate price, service and terms with both clients and carriers
  • Must have organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Must display strong motivation and resourcefulness; self- motivated

Job Type: Commission

Experience:

  • Freight Brokering: 1 year