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Job Code:201098
Job Title:FREIGHT BROKER
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:AJAX, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

Freight Broker

LOCATION:

Ajax, ON

THE COMPANY:

Our Client is a freight leader providing full-service transportation solutions for over 30 years. Combining 3PL and asset based businesses they are able to provide professional and comprehensive top-notch service from any of their 9 terminals/offices throughout North America.

Long ago they recognized that to ensure their customers are receiving the trustworthy, reliable and high-value service they deserve, they would need the industry’s top leadership and most diligent employees working on their team. A spirit and mantra they pursue and embody to this very day and with every hire they make.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

This is an opportunity both for the company and for one fortunate individual to be part of a high-performance team of experienced professionals who always keeps their eye on the ball and on the future. This company maintains the philosophy of being people-powered and building a team of uniquely talented individuals are who united by a shared drive for excellence.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of this position is to ensure the proper sourcing of carriers and brokers by forming mutually beneficial relationships, so as to provide the best services by brokering and coordinating loads. This ensures the providing the best solutions to meet the customers ever changing demands and maximized margins. You will accomplish this by sourcing and qualifying carriers/brokers and setting them up in the company’s TMS system.

What other important duties will you be entrusted to accomplish in your day-to-day?

  • Negotiating and or re-negotiating rates with carriers.
  • Dispatch and assign carriers to customers.
  • Verify pickups and delivery information to ensure hours of service compliance is achievable.
  • Confirm custom broker information and paperwork is complete and accurate ensuring loads are able to clear customs.
  • Manage carrier portfolio, including developing good relationships and operational understanding as set out by the organization.

EXPERIENCE: In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have:

  • Excellent customer service skills and telephone etiquette
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • The ability to prioritize, organize and problem solve at times in a state of distress
  • Great problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work in a detail oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills and effective listening skills with drivers staff and customers
  • A team player mindset
  • Experience using industry specific software and Windows applications
  • A fluency in verbal/written English
  • A willingness to provide after-hours and weekend support when needed

COMPENSATION:

This positions comes with a strong compensation package, including: base salary, commission and benefits

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

No

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Transportation:Ground/Trucking

DATE:

October 5, 2018

CONTACT:

Charmaine Kapasky: Recruitment Consultant – Transportation & Logistics

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: ckapasky@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Charmaine Kapasky: http://stoakley.com/meet-charmaine-kapasky/

KEYWORDS:

Trucking, transportation, 3PL, freight broker, freight, broker, asset, non asset, full-service, north America, terminal, office, negotiation, re-negotiate, TMS System

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201098

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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