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Freight Broker
- Decatur, IL

Company: ADM
Location: Decatur
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Freight Broker
- Decatur, ILThis is an exempt level position.Position Summary:A Freight Broker is a vital connection in securing reliable and safe truck transportation in addition to communicating schedules with third party and internal customers.
Freight Brokers work closely with internal team members, but must be able to produce independent results.
A Freight Broker will spend the majority of time in negotiations to secure capacity and manage freight in transit by obtaining updates from carriers and dispatchers to ensure proper movement and on time delivery. Job Responsibilities:Buy and sell truck freight on the spot marketMarket available truck capacity to new and existing customer baseWork with Sales Manager to identify customer leads based on freight posting systemsDevelop ADM Logistics presence on all available freight posting systemsWork with ADM divisional and Transportation teams to identify potential customersCreate and manage relationships with carriers and internal stakeholders to secure and expand capacity opportunities Maintain a proactive approach to learning including, pricing, seasonality, capacity fluctuations in the market, logistics solutions and processesUtilize the TMS and drive automation in the systemDevelop a regional network of asset based carriers to ensure coverage for assigned market, by researching new carriers and fostering relationshipsEnsure timely pickup and delivery of customer freight while building and maintaining relationships with multiple carriers and dispatchersQualify new carriers for proper authority, insurance, and safety requirementsNegotiate and provide competitive rates to internal salesJob Requirements:Bachelor's degree (i.e. supply chain management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting) or equivalent combinations of education and experience preferredNegotiation and interpersonal skillsAbility to work in a team environment, while delivering exceptional individual resultsAbility to develop and maintain effective working relationships with both internal & external customersComputer competent, with demonstrated ability in Microsoft officePromotes and works within our Code of Conduct and ValuesDemonstrates an aggressive, positive attitudeAbility to take calculated risks and navigate successfully through obstaclesStrong problem solving and decision making abilitiesExcellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to persuade, influence, prioritize, multi-task and manage time under deadlinesExcited about this role but don't meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don't check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.REF:80136BR

Keywords: ADM, Decatur , Freight Broker
- Decatur, IL, Sales , Decatur, Illinois

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