Create a Job Alert.

Enter your email below to save this search and receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Thank you. We'll send jobs matching these to
You already suscribed to this job alert.
No Thanks
US
What job do you want?

3PL Carrier Sales Representative job in Chicago at CS Recruiting, LLC

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.
3PL Carrier Sales Representative at CS Recruiting, LLC

3PL Carrier Sales Representative

CS Recruiting, LLC Chicago, IL Full-Time
Apply Now

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

: This role will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and securing 3PL carriers to move available freight in a timely and cost-effective manner for the transportation brokerage.]


Job Type:
Carrier Sales Representative

 

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate and secure 3PL carriers to move freight in a timely and cost-effective manner, while cultivating strong core carrier relationships. 
  • Maintain continuous communication with trucking carriers and customers to ensure a high quality freight movement process. 
  • Ensure that freight is picked up, transported and delivered on time to meet and/or exceed logistics and transportation client’s expectations. 
  • Ensure all parties are informed of trucking route changes, delays, freight concerns, or other issues as necessary and follow all routing procedures.
  • Schedule pick-up and delivery appointment times for shipments; must have insight into all factors affecting timeframe of the (weather, traffic, miles, service rules, etc.)
  • Maintain and update accurate information in the company’s transportation operating system (TMS). 
  • Find trucking companies that physically move clients’ freight using the company’s proprietary technology. 
  • Conduct cold calling and research available logistics and transportation databases for potential leads. 
  • Track back-end billing and invoicing to ensure that trucking carrier charges are accurate. 
  • Maintain awareness of logistics operations at all times  
  • Other duties as assigned by the freight brokerage.

 

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1+ year of professional experience. 
  • 1+ year of transportation/logistics experience. 
  • 2+ years of freight carrier sales and/or customer service. 
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Experience using logistics/transportation software (TMW, Freightview, Axon, GetSwift, TruckMate, RMIS,Samsara).
  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment within the brokerage.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess a positive attitude and desire to learn the best practices in the transportation/logistics industry.
  • Excellent negotiation skills. 
  • Be able to work and thrive independently in the logistics industry.
  • Be a strong decision-maker.

 

 

Compensation Details: This position offers a competitive base salary.

  • Negotiate and secure 3PL carriers to move freight in a timely and cost-effective manner, while cultivating strong core carrier relationships. 
  • Maintain continuous communication with trucking carriers and customers to ensure a high quality freight movement process. 
  • Ensure that freight is picked up, transported and delivered on time to meet and/or exceed logistics and transportation client’s expectations. 
  • Ensure all parties are informed of trucking route changes, delays, freight concerns, or other issues as necessary and follow all routing procedures.
  • Schedule pick-up and delivery appointment times for shipments; must have insight into all factors affecting timeframe of the (weather, traffic, miles, service rules, etc.)
  • Maintain and update accurate information in the company’s transportation operating system (TMS). 
  • Find trucking companies that physically move clients’ freight using the company’s proprietary technology. 
  • Conduct cold calling and research available logistics and transportation databases for potential leads. 
  • Track back-end billing and invoicing to ensure that trucking carrier charges are accurate. 
  • Maintain awareness of logistics operations at all times  
  • Other duties as assigned by the freight brokerage.

Recommended Skills

Scheduling
Cold Calling
Road Transport
Self Motivation
Positive Attitude
Customer Service
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

CareerBuilder TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.