Broker/Logistics Specialist
FFE Transportation Inc - Dallas, TX

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Seeking enthusiastic Broker/Logistics Specialist who is self-starter to manage and grow accounts! At FFE Logistics, the opportunities are many, the boundaries limitless!

The selected candidate's station will have industry leading communication and CRM systems to deliver unparalleled customer service and communication. The primary role of the Broker/Logistics Specialist is truck brokerage and new account development; however, other responsibilities include: freight forwarding, carrier development and customer relations. The selected candidate will have an immediate stake in the value they create through a market-leading monthly bonus and a great base wage to match.

The Broker/Logistics Specialist starts their day by returning calls, emails and checking on overnight loads. They meet with the Station Manager and go over the day’s plan. The day includes using our information systems to locate available loads and carriers, calling on new and existing accounts, price negotiations and working loads. The Broker/Logostics Specialist calls on carriers to better understand where they have capacity and matching that capacity with the customer's needs.

Qualifications: Multi-tasker • Work in a fast paced environment • Self-motivated • Hard worker • Proven organizational & planning skills • Enjoys interaction with internal and external customers • Presents themselves in a professional manner • Benefits and accepts feedback on job performance • Reliable • Team Player • Able to work flexible hours • Microsoft knowledge • Reliable means of transportation • HS or equivalent education required • Previous brokerage and third party logistics preferred • Previous experience with AS 400 and Mercury gate a plus

Responsibilities: Able to work in a call center environment and maintain a professional team atmosphere • Focus on using the telephone, webinar, email and occasional face to face contact to achieve personal sales goals • Telephone soliciting calls • Logistics Specialists in order to obtain proper pricing for customers • Meets or exceeds assigned revenue goals • Build a good standing relationship with customer in order to establish a lasting relationship • Communicate with manager at all times on any issues or unknown items • Able to maintain and follow all company policies • All other duties as needed or required

Minimum Job Requirements:

Brokerage or freight forwarding experience
Carrier following and contacts
Transportation operations experience
Truckload experience
Intermodal experience

For over 60 years, our employees have trusted their careers to us because our roots are deep in trucking, going all the way back to our founders! At FFE Logistics we believe that our employees are our most important assets. We service some of the nation's leading suppliers and it is our goal to provide a warm, friendly environment, individual career path options and a large network of customers to service. Dynamic career opportunities are available to talented professionals seeking a role in a well-established, family-oriented professional services company. We offer competitive pay and benefits, but we feel our most important offering is the fact that we are a family oriented business with strong values and a sense of community.

We value communication and teamwork as vehicles to help us achieve our goal of meeting the needs of our customers. We work together to foster a culture in which our employees excel in a fulfilling work environment with access to enriching resources for you as a person as well as an employee.

The statements above describe the general nature of the work being performed by the Broker/Logistics Specialist and are not a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. The Broker/Logistics Specialist may perform other duties as assigned. The Broker/Logistics Specialist is expected to abide by and enforce the policies and procedures of FFE, including regular and prompt attendance, production requirements, timely and efficient completion of tasks and responsibilities, as well as promoting teamwork and cooperative effort.

We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance, and more, as well as a 401(k) plan. We respect, value, and welcome diversity in our workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, military service, status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, disability, or medical condition. Employment will require a criminal background investigation and a drug/alcohol screening.

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With more than 60+ years in business; FFE Transportation is the industry leader in temperature controlled LTL, Truckload, Dedicated, and...