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arrow Position location – Chicago office.

As a Capacity Manager (entry level)-Freight Brokerage, you will work on a high-performing team managing daily freight movement. Must establish, build, negotiate, and maintain relationships with the carrier network. Great ability to work with colleagues to monitor progress of shipments and ensure that critical delivery deadlines are meeting customer requirements.

Day to day:

  • Telephone solicitation (2 years)
  • Knowledge of key truck-load (TL) carriers and their operations
  • Demonstrated growth in building carrier relationships
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Education: High School diploma
  • Location: Chicago area

Who you are:

  • Excellent written & verbal communication
  • Highly self-motivated, enthusiastic and driven to exceed expectations
  • Team player
  • Thrives in a competitive environment
  • Outstanding problem solving and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining accuracy and detail

Nice to have (not required):

  • Freight brokerage
  • Carrier negotiations (i.e. price and contracts)
  • Freight brokerage software (e.g. TMW, McLeod, Mercury Gate)
  • Load-tracking
  • Brokerage school training certificate
  • Education: Bachelor degree

 

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