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Freight Broker

Date:  Jun 22, 2022
Location: 

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  58152
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

Performs freight brokerage services adhering to federal, state, and company regulations.  Develops strong business relationships and identify freight service opportunities.  Generates new business that will contribute to the profit of the company.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

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

MBA preferred. CTB preferred

Experience Requirements

Two years experience plus 

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

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Normal Climate controlled office environment.  Able to use standard office equipment.  Able to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0-110%), noise (50 – 100 db), and chemicals (MSDS sheets available).  Must be able to wear personal protective 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