Sample Job Description for Freight Broker

Given below is a sample job description template for the position of Freight Broker:

Job Title: Freight Broker

Location of the Job: Cleveland, OH 44147

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Lakeshore Brokerage, Inc. is seeking a Freight Broker Sales Agent. Must have a solid customer base that generates a minimum of 50 shipments monthly. You will be responsible for day to day operations, booking, dispatch, tracking, collections and customer relations.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for rate reduction/client savings.
  • Provide the best value to our clients.
  • Build a loyal carrier base.
  • Negotiate industry competitive agreements and contracts with carriers.
  • Source reliable carriers and agents to deliver sustainable services to our clients.
  • Supervise customer service support staff, with authority to hire and fire.
  • Conduct profitable freight brokerage service business in compliance with U.S.
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (Property Broker and Motor Carrier) and

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to build and maintain carrier and customer base
  • Demonstrated solid understanding of logistics and transportation including carrier alternatives, pricing, geography, and ability to foresee potential logistical problems
  • Proven ability to generate business leads
  • Carriers/Customer following a plus
  • Must possess strong presentation, negotiation, and “closing” skills
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the Southeast market selling freight brokerage services (Multi Modal Solutions)
  • Bachelors degree in Supply Chain Logistics, Business Administration, or similar or equivalent industry experience

Salary: $12.00 – $13.00 Hourly DOE