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Freight Broker

Date:  Dec 2, 2021
Location: 

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  49281
Job Function:  Supply Chain & Logistics

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.

Summary

Perdue AgriBusiness has NEW and EXCITING openings for Freight Broker in Salisbury, MD.  The Freight Broker will perform freight brokerage services adhering to federal, state, and company regulations.  Develops strong business relationships and identify freight service opportunities.  Generate new business that will contribute to the profit of the company.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Generate new business that will contribute to the profit of the company.
  • Performs freight brokerage services adhering to federal, state, and company regulations.
  • Creates, coordinates, and manages pick-up and delivery schedules by coordinating with shippers, carriers, dispatchers, and customers.
  • Track and report shipment status of loads.
  • Resolve freight discrepancies and keep relevant parties apprised.
  • Works with leadership to develop new sales strategies to generate leads, improve business, and develop a sales pipeline.
  • Maximizes the use of the traffic management system and utilize all reporting capabilities.
  • Evaluates and reports the financial impact of motor carrier cost and rate changes.

Minimum Education

  • BS Degree - Transportation, Business Management, Business Logistics or Agriculture
  • Experience will be considered in lieu of education
  • MBA preferred

Experience Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Understanding of commodity trading and merchandising
  • Knowledge of the motor carrier industry
  • Knowledge of motor carrier industry rules and regulations
  • Strong communication, math, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of standard software applications and transportation software

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Normal Climate controlled office environment.  Able to use standard office equipment.  Required to travel to remote facilities and customer locations for training, briefings, and meetings.

 

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Salisbury