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Freight Broker

  • LocationHouston, TX 77041 - United States
  • Positions1 Position


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  • Job no: 37555
  • Categories: Sales/Marketing/Business Development

Job Description

We are seeking a driven individual with a passion for the transportation industry. One of our clients is looking to add a strong Freight Broker to their team. Responsibilities include:

1) Execute day-to-day management of brokerage freight moves, with primary responsibility for identifying and securing cost effective capacity with reputable carriers in support of company’s customer shipment requirements

2) Manage, develop, build and secure successful shipping and carrier relationships

3) Source and negotiate with carrier base to move customer loads at lowest cost while maintaining all service level requirements

4) Follow through on each load transaction from beginning to end and ensure the successful delivery of customer shipment, including resolution of any issues that may arise during shipment

5) Ensure a consistent high-level of customer service

6) Monitor transportation market conditions with emphasis on trends, events and other factors that may impact market pricing for customer and carrier partners

7) Monitor and report on carrier performance issues in support of carrier relations

8) Track achievement toward individual financial goals related to freight revenue and gross margin

9) Monitor and aid in POD retrieval and track activation

10) Perform other duties as assigned

Critical Requirements

1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field

2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)

3) Recent experience in the transportation industry is strongly preferred

4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in freight brokerage

If you are qualified and aspire to work for an excellent, established company whose employees believe in teamwork and make great contributions to the industry, then this could be a golden opportunity for you. Please apply ASAP!

Compensation and Other Details

Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience