Logistics Broker

Binning Transport Inc - Tinley Park, IL

Full-time

We are seeking individuals who are outgoing, detail oriented, goal-driven, and have excellent communication skills. Experienced Freight Brokers with an established book of business are preferred. This position is Full Time, the base salary is anywhere between $36,000 and $72,000 plus commission. Preferred candidates will have Midwest to California, or Midwest to Texas lanes.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform freight services according to BINNING TRANSPORT INC and Government Regulations
  • Generate leads and cold call new prospects
  • Create a sales pipeline for continued growth and success
  • Acquire new shipping customers through various sales means
  • Quote and cover truckload shipments
  • Complete national bids and daily spot bids on various load boards
  • Understand the market trends and seasonality in the dynamic transportation marketplace
  • Work with Shippers, Carriers, and Dispatchers to manage schedules
  • Respond to customer concerns and inquiries promptly and professionally
  • Track and report shipment status to customers
  • Resolve freight discrepancies in a timely and professional manner
  • Maintain positive and productive relationship with customers
  • Identify and contact qualified, safe carriers for freight services
  • Negotiate contracts and pricing agreements with carriers to ensure proper profit margins
  • Maintain strong relationships with multiple customers and carriers
  • Ensure account setups are correct for efficiencies
  • Maintain freight files and customer receipts for reference purposes
  • Meet sales goals consistently

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Self-motivated, assertive, and quick to respond
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Bilingual is a plus, in any language (preferably Spanish and\or Russian)
  • Resourceful and effective negotiation skills
  • Desire to succeed with realistic personal and professional goals
  • Ambitious and enthusiastic attitude
  • Strong customer service, customer development, or business development experience
  • Computer proficient with experience with Microsoft Office programs
  • Web surfing and web-based software experience
  • Able to work independently and within team setting
  • Prior established book of business

Job Types: Full-time, Commission

Salary: $46,000.00 to $72,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Sales: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Logistics Broker: 1 year (Preferred)