DM Experienced Freight Broker

Britton Transport – Des Moines, IA

We are currently recruiting talented, high performing individuals who have a strong desire to contribute to a growing company and a vibrant culture with unlimited individual growth & development.

As a Logistics Specialist will be responsible for connecting shipments with available capacity to meet service expectations of customers.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Cover freight by leveraging carrier relationships and working load boards
  • Negotiate rates with shippers and carriers
  • Coordinate the shipment from dispatch to on-time delivery
  • Provide best in class customer service to both shippers and carriers
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues using critical thinking skills
  • Solicit business from current and prospective customers
  • Research and understand market trends

Key Results Areas:

  • Loads tendered
  • Revenue generation
  • Carrier development

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience in transportation sales or freight brokering
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline based team environment
  • Understanding of truck transportation/logistics
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline based team environment
  • Outstanding communication skills, verbal and written
  • Effectively copes with change and is energized by tough challenges
  • Strong problem solving capabilities and timely decision making

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Our History:

Britton Transport began servicing customers in the Red River Valley of North Dakota as a truck brokerage service in 1980. Based on the shared values of safety, people and professionalism, Bison Transport (Head Office located in Winnipeg, CAN) acquired Britton Transport in 2011. Since the acquisition, Britton Transport has doubled its fleet size, expanded its brokerage, and launched a Refrigerated fleet. Britton continues to provide flatbed trailer and dry van operations as well as storage trailer services. Moving into new offices in Grand Forks and Sioux Falls in 2013 & Des Moines in 2015, Britton Transport is poised for further aggressive growth.

Britton Transport is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Sexual Orientation/Disabled

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