Freight Broker

MVT Logistics

MVT Logistics - is an industry leader in cross-border and multi-modal transportation solutions. MVT Logistics provides domestic truckload, cross-border, intra-Mexico, and multi-modal services across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. With extensive knowledge of Mexico and cross-border operations, crossing 300 plus loads per day with assets and brokerage.

Join MVT Logistics!!! MVT Logistics is hiring a Freight Broker in Fort Worth, TX!

As a Freight Broker, you will sell brokerage services to new and existing customers, focusing on your personal sales targets, and carrier development.

Responsibilities 

  • Identify carrier networks, negotiate rates, and ensure freight gets delivered.
  • Participate in a mentorship program that drives your success professionally and personally.
  • Identify and develop leads through MGB sources to secure sales and load volume to meet/exceed goals.
  • Grow business with current carriers in alignment with account growth strategy plans and market demands, as well as identify, prospect, and generate new carriers through analysis and discovery.
  • Manage and build strong relationships with carriers.
  • Be able to sell available lanes to new and existing carriers.
  • Handle freight pickup, transit, and drop-off to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the industry, including rates, carriers, load capacities, equipment types, etc.
  • Follow established procedures regarding all loads to ensure the integrity of the shipment.
  • Update internal tracking and reporting systems throughout the day to maintain accuracy.
  • Determine pricing, both strategic and transactional.
  • Enter and maintain new customer/carrier profiles in the appropriate operating systems.
  • Access and assign the most cost-. effective mode of transportation relative to the service requirements of the shipment.
  • Communicate service issues to customers or management.
  • Demonstrate ownership of assigned segments of the business.
  • Ensure carrier performance meets customer expectations.
  • Act as point of contact for carrier and customer. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience (Preferred).
  • 2 or more years of experience working in a Brokerage environment.
  • Proficient in building proposals, negotiating rates, and delivering both long and short-term shipping solutions to customers.
  • A reasonable understanding of mileage as it relates to the passage of time.
  • General knowledge of the locations of the 48 continental states and Canada as required.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Advanced communication skills.
  • Effective communication skills, collaboration, problem-solving, and building professional relationships with carriers, shippers, and internal/external customers.
  • Basic mathematical skills include the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  •  Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent, and draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • The ability to convert standard time to military time and to convert time-based on the various time zones within the Continental U.S. and Canada as required.
  • Ability to use the postal zip code to locate the corresponding region of the country.
  • Ability to develop a thorough understanding of the Transportation and Logistics industry.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize.

Job Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Benefit Conditions

  • Only full-time employees are eligible.

 

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  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Salary:$50,000.00 Base Salary
  • Shift:Varies depending on department needs
  • Department:Logistics
  • Benefits:401(k), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision insurance
  • Location:Fort Worth, TX 76177

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