Freight Broker Agent (Experienced) - Independent Contractor

Date: May 28, 2020 Location: Work From Home Company:

Erving's Connect Logistics Skill Level: Experienced

 

 

Brokering done differently.

 

At Erving's Connect Logistics, we look for individuals with a positive attitude, who take pride in their work and show dedication to their role within the company. As a Freight Broker Agent / Independent Contractor, you will be responsible for finding and retaining creditworthy customers that ship FTL, LTL, Intermodal and/or temperature controlled loads throughout the United States of America. The Freight Broker Agent / Independent Contractor should also know and demonstrate the ability to find and retain quality carriers and provide excellent customer service skills. A Freight Broker Agent / Independent Contractor provides professional-level support to leaders across the organization, as well as partner with other professionals across Erving's Connect Logistics operations, to achieve strategic and business targets. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel while utilizing our resources to build a career you can be proud of.    

 

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Send out emails to all your shippers

  • Check and respond to emails from the previous day

  • Answer incoming calls for loads that you have posted

  • Check your load boards and refresh loads that has been sitting

  • Update loads via TMS that has been covered

  • Book loads via TMS that carriers call in for by sending out rate confirmations and links to get them set up

  • Read and respond to emails and carrier call outs for available equipment

  • Receive calls from carriers, watch your load boards, refresh your loads boards, call carriers as they post new available trucks to see if they want loads that you have posted

  • Prospect and set up new accounts, take calls from shippers and carriers

  • Provide quotes to shippers

  • Read and respond to email load lists from shippers

  • Tender loads from shippers

  • Take calls from your shippers concerning the loads you have already tendered from them

  • Negotiate rates with carriers

  • Email customers asking if they have anything going out tomorrow, this week etc...

  • Post loads for the next day

  • Prepare for tomorrow

How to be successful at Erving's Connect Logistics as a Freight Broker Agent / Independent Contractor:

  • Be able to multitask

  • Be able to use Microsoft Office Suite

  • Knowledge of how a TMS works

  • Knowledge of how loads boards work

  • Ability to support tasks of moderate complexity, which require discretion and independent judgment

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, maintain confidentiality when appropriate, produce accurate output and meet deadlines

  • Must communicate with your team members and staff when you don't know something or don't know how to do something

 

Compensation.

Experienced Freight Broker Agents with an active books of business receive 70% commission from day one. You will have access to our TMS, load boards, receive a business email address, have access to our website and many other resources to help you succeed. Be part of something big. Erving's Connect Logistics is a leading provider in the industry as we help Connect the world. We consult our Freight Broker Agents / Independent Contractors on how to manage their daily activities efficiently, by applying our knowledge, technology and services to their daily activities. Our greatest strength is our team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make Erving's Connect Logistics a great place to work.

 

Let's move some freight! We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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