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Title Freight Broker, Carrier Relations Calgary, AB 5916
Overview The Freight Broker will facilitate the movement of freight for Transportation, Warehousing & Distribution for existing customers. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of freight brokerage experience and be skilled in calculating and quoting rates to customers and negotiating with carriers. The Freight Broker will coordinate shipments through constant communication with shippers, consignees, and carriers to facilitate problem-free transactions. Superior customer service skills are required as clients must be kept informed throughout each step in the movement of their freight. An ability to multi-task with a high level of attention to detail is required for this role.
Responsibilities Manage customer, shipper, and carrier relationships
Negotiate rates with both customers and carriers
Secure shipments and source carriers
Prepare and coordinate required documentation
Track and trace shipments
Proactively manage exceptions and provide solutions
Document and communicate information timely and accurately
Generate business leads through personal and organization’s networks
Meet with clients and develop customized logistics solutions
Assist in the development of annual freight budgets, monthly KPIs, and accurate P&L statements

Requirements Post Secondary education or Industry Certification preferred; high school graduate or equivalency required
Minimum 3 years of Freight Brokerage, Transportation, or other Supply Chain related experience
Extraordinary communication skills, verbal & written
Superior customer service skills with a proficiency in selling and negotiations
Attention to detail and accuracy.
High ability to multi-task
Planning and priority management
Team oriented, able to share and accept flexible workloads
Confident decision making, problem solving and analytical skills

Compensation Package Dependent on Experience
Summary Text Trans-Logic Executive Search Group Limited specializes in the direct hire of professionals for the Supply Chain, Logistics and Transportation industries. Our expertise, experience and focus in these industries enable our team to clearly resource and deliver a superior level of outsourced executive search services to our clients and candidates alike. Trans-Logic is experienced, professional and committed to excellence; our dedicated team of recruitment professionals is ready for any challenge, working with Retail Distribution, 3PL, Freight Forwarding, Brokerage, Customs, Warehousing, Courier, Transportation, Manufacturing and Trucking organizations to help build strong teams.

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