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  • 1500 Commodity Boulevard
    Lockbourne, OH 43137
  • Alicia McVitty

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Freight Transportation Broker

Network Global Logistics • Lockbourne, OH

Posted 11 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Travel - Negligible
Experience - At least 3 year(s)
Degree - High School
$50,000.00 - $60,000.00 /Year
Transportation
Transportation, Supply Chain
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Job Description

Network Global Logistics (NGL) Supply Chain Services (SCS) provides logistical expertise for our clients’ end to end supply chain needs.  We partner with our customers to provide a variety of services including, consolidation center services, repacking/POP services, cross docking and reverse logistics.  We utilize sophisticated, proven inventory and transportation management systems, as well as, highly trained teams to deliver stellar on-time performance and inventory accuracy service levels.  As an experienced provider of order fulfillment services, NGL has a history of processing accurate, on-time, 100% retail-compliant shipments for some of the world’s largest retailers. Our high-volume distribution and order fulfillment centers are conveniently located throughout North America.

Visit us at: http//www.nglog.com  

We are seeking exceptional candidates for a Freight Transportation Broker position at our Lockbourne, OH facility.  Transportation modes focus on dry van, reefer, flatbed, over-sized loads, TL and LTL. The successful candidate will have prior experience in carrier procurement and freight brokerage operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage customers' day-to-day shipping needs (dispatching) and provide excellent customer service
  • Identify transportation service needs from the shipper to its customer
  • Manage multiple customer shipments simultaneously
  • Continuously contact new carriers to expand capacity options
  • Request rate quotes and negotiate freight rates with carriers
  • Tender shipments to qualified carriers based on rate and service performance
  • Utilize online load boards, like DAT and Internet Truckstop, to acquire carriers at good rates
  • Schedule all aspects of pick up/delivery with shipper, consignee and carrier
  • Update Transportation Management System (TMS)
  • Effectively track shipment status through various methods (phone, online, e-mail, EDI to TMS, etc.)
  • Follow up via phone with end user for delivery confirmation and details
  • Identify opportunities to increase efficiency and profitability
  • Negotiate shipping rates with third party carrier partners to assure highest margin possible for hauling excess load capacity
  • Request and audit all necessary shipping and carrier documents prior to load tender
  • Verify accuracy of freight billing and dispute discrepancies accordingly
  • Dispatch load assignments and assist drivers with routing and other needs or questions
  • Monitor carrier movement from shipper to receiver to ensure load is delivered on time and in the intended condition. Follow up on service failures and take corrective measures
  • Run inquiry and ad-hoc reports as requested
  • Respond to high volume of communications daily
  • Solicit additional freight commitments from customers
  • Solicit and develop carrier relationships
  • Prospecting, cold calling, qualifying, updating, and other tasks as assigned

In addition to a great working environment here at NGL, we also provide a complete benefits package, to include: 

§  Competitive salary 

§  Medical, dental, and vision insurance

§  Paid Time Off

§  Holidays

§  Life insurance and disability       

§  401(k) plan (immediate enrollment – no waiting period)

 

NGL is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, gender or disability.

Job Requirements

  • College degree preferred, must have high school diploma or GED
  • Must have at least 3 years of operational experience in freight brokerage and trucking businesses
  • Ability to develop the carrier base, negotiate rates, validate carrier safety and compliance, dispatch shipments, and provide shipment tracking services to customers.
  • Knowledge of major traffic lanes and competitive carrier rates
  • Prior use of transportation management systems (TMS) and Microsoft Office, especially Outlook email, Excel spreadsheets and Word
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize, meet deadlines and excel handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and within team setting
  • Strong communications skills with a positive and engaging personality
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