Cargill Freight Broker in Greenwood, Arkansas

Freight Broker

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Position Purpose

This position will partner with customers to manage their transportation needs by acting as a liaison between shipper and carrier. The ideal candidate will be a service oriented professional that can thrive in a fast paced environment. This position will book orders with customers, line up carriers for the loads, while meeting scheduled pickups and deliveries. Facilitation of the information and documentation exchange between carrier and customer is critical. This position will be responsible for maintaining accurate logs/information/data to keep the customers and carriers informed on status of shipment.

Principal Accountabilities

50% Find trucks for loads out of a certain area

20% Solicit customers for loads

20% Keep track and oversee the status of loads

10% Communicate with dispatchers/drivers

The best candidates for this position will:

1) Be able to problem solve in a quick and efficient manner as issues or problems arise

2) Participate in business development, building and securing accounts

3) Possess negotiation skills and understand the supply and demand of equipment in the geographical areas

4) Be able to develop a general knowledge of the produce industry and commodities.

5) Building a book of business utilizing developed carrier relationships

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor´s Degree OR 1 year (or more) of experience in Transportation, Logistics or Supply Chain

  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Communication skills with a positive and engaging personality

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Outstanding people skills

Preferred

  • Customer and/or Carrier contacts

  • Concentration in Supply Chain or Business

  • Well organized and able to prioritize, meet deadlines and excel in handling multiple tasks simultaneously

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Transportation/Logistics and Forwarding

Primary Location US-AR-Greenwood

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: GRE00187