Freight Broker

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Full Job Description

ALG is looking for a full-time Freight Broker to be based out of our New York Head Office. The successful candidate for this new position will join our growing Trucking and Logistics Business.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Locate available freight equipment all over North America, obtain rates from carriers and negotiate pricing
  • Coordinate booking of loads, reservations, origin and destination of freight
  • Expand sales by increasing business with existing and potential customers
  • Negotiate pricing with carriers and in addition source for new potential carriers
  • Identify new business opportunities with potential clients
  • Sourcing new customers and new carriers for new customers
  • Develop, execute and monitor strategic and tactical goals to maximize sales, profit and to ensure sales targets are met or exceeded
  • Must have strong network in trucking and logistics Industry in Canada and USA
  • Provide weekly activity metrics
  • Track progress of shipment
  • Create and proofread all paperwork
  • Communicate with shippers, carriers, and dispatchers

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience in freight dispatch, freight forwarding, or logistics department that handles intermodal transportation in North America
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to stay organized and detail oriented while multi-tasking.
  • Must work effectively in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs

The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and be able to work flexible hours when needed.

We welcome all qualified applications and will contact shortlisted candidates.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • Freight Broker: 2 years (preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • Logistics: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Freight Brokers & Agents: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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