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Transportation Broker in Training - MN1

Allen Lund Company, LLC • Minneapolis, MN

Posted 25 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - None
Sales - Marketing, Transportation, Import - Export
Customer Service, Supply Chain, Transportation
Relocation - No


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Job Description


Are you looking for a position with a well established, hardworking & successful company?

Allen Lund Company will transport you from a job to a career!  We are currently looking to fill an opening in our Minneapolis office, located in Plymouth.

This Entry Level Sales position will receive training to enter into a Transportation Broker position.  This program would typically last 6-12 months before you would move into the business.

  • Learn how Brokerage operations work in regards to moving freight.
  • Learn about basic modes of transport – Full Truckload, LTL, Intermodal
  • Learn the fundamental aspects of Transportation Management System (TMS) including load entry, tracking, and dispatch.
  • Work with experienced Brokers in an operational capacity to begin to understand basics of brokering freight to customers and carriers.
  • Work with Customer Sales force to effectively move each order through the systems in a cost effective and efficient method with a focus on a high level of customer service.
  • Speak with Clients on behalf of Allen Lund Company to confirm details about shipping requirements
  • Speak with drivers on behalf of the carrier dispatcher to help ensure the Allen Lund Company level of customer service is maintained with each brokered load.

Does this describe you?

  • Willing to be trained in the transportation industry
  • Quick learner
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic team player, who excels in a fast-paced environment.
  • Can think logically and maintain attention to detail while being able to multi-task
  • Ability to quickly process information and make decisions
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Quick learner, a logical thinker and team oriented.
  • Strong customer service orientation and excellent work ethic

Job Requirements

  • Minimum post high school education preferred, college degree highly desired or equivalent full-time work experience in an office.
  • One to two years minimum experience in a customer service, telemarketing or inside sales role. 
  • Excellent and effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Effective negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Computer literate: Word, Excel, Outlook, Gmail and web browsers.
Job ID: MN1 - TBT
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