Carrier Account Executive

Retzlaff Grain Company

  • Omaha, NE
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 months ago
  • Apply easily
The Carrier Account Executive is a sales role ideal for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit. The position is responsible for brokerage on the carrier side of our business. We are looking for a candidate with 5+ years brokerage to carriers. It is a salary + commission position. This position will be at our offices in Omaha, NE. We welcome individuals who wish to apply from other locations who would then plan to relocate, however that would be at the candidate's own expense.

The Carrier Account Executive plans, schedules, coordinates and analyzes the efficient distribution of freight to multiple carriers. He or she is responsible for the recruitment and management of the trucking companies that work for RFG companies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Recruits carriers to work with RFG companies

Maintains communication with trucking companies and current drivers/dedicated carriers

Works to cover loads that are currently in the system

Communicates effectively with team members and if/when issues take place with carriers or loads that have already been dispatched

Improves business results for all inventory related criteria

Leverages and implements best practices driving continuous inventory improvements

Communicates extensively with customers for inventory needs

Communicates proactively with internal customers by providing acurate and timely information on carrier needs

Broker loads out to carriers that are completing hauls for RFG

Updates drivers on plant hours, delivery appointments, updates or changes to load information

Performs other duties as assigned.

Represents a critical on-site presence to internal customers and maintains a proper professional approach in all types of interaction

Keeps current on the transportation management system's abilities and shortcomings

This is a salaried PLUS bonus position.

QUALIFICATIONS

5 years experience in carrier brokerage

College degree preferred but not required for a candidate with sufficient industry experience

Knowledge of general clerical work and office procedures; Proficient in MS Office, SAP preferred

Skills/Abilities: Customer Service, Multi-tasking, Telephone, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Scheduling, Office Equipment, Communication, Planning, Problem Solving, Prioritization, Sound Judgment.

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