CARRIER SALES SPECIALIST

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Operations expand job description ↓

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Summary

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Carrier Sales Specialist to join our growing Chicago team. As a Carrier Sales Specialist you are making quick decisions while building a network of carriers to service our client's accounts; making sure their freight is picked up and delivered, on time across North America, 24/7/365.

Responsibilities
  • Source and procure carrier services to ensure timely pick-up and delivery of customer freight
  • Ensure that the system is updated with the most accurate information on our carrier base
  • Negotiate with carriers to maximize profitability of loads consigned to Energy
  • Communicate existing or potential service problems to the account manager
  • Monitor service providers to ensure that company and customer service requirements are being met
  • Develop and grow core/key carriers to provide additional capacity
  • Identify service and cost improvement opportunities and synergies, such as dedicated operations and continuous move
  • Act as a facilitator for carrier problem resolution in regards to claims, payments or other business issues

Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience within a 3PL brokerage/transportation environment
  • Impressive negotiation skills
  • Driven and competitive nature
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Quick learner who is successful at multi-tasking
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant equivalent experience
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Demonstrated experience within a 3PL brokerage/transportation environment
Impressive negotiation skills
Driven and competitive nature
Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities
Quick learner who is successful at multi-tasking
Bachelor's degree or relevant equivalent experience