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Senior Transportation Broker/Sales
Portland, OR
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Post Date: 02/04/19 Company: Top Flight Transportation, Inc.
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Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 2 - 5 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
Reference: Beaverton, OR


Senior Transportation Broker/Sales



Company Profile:

Top Flight Transportation, Inc. is a non-asset transportation brokerage in SW Portland/Beaverton area specializing in flatbed, van, LTL, and over-dimensional freight. We have been in business for 30 years and built a strong reputation in the industry for our creative and ethical approach to managing freight logistics for our customers.

Why Top Flight?

Wages and benefits:

  • Unlimited earning potential with no territory restrictions within the US and Canada
  • Generous commission paid, based on the actual gross margin
  • Bonus package based on monthly freight booked, years of service with company, and beating your best month
  • Paid twice monthly following the receipt of all required paperwork
  • Customers must have a credit line approved by the company. Therefore, no adjustments made to commission if customer does not pay due to financial issues.
  • Paid vacation on graduated scale based on past 12 months earnings
  • 401K profit sharing of 3% with or without personal contribution
  • Medical and Dental insurance available company pays 50% portion of employee insurance premium

Stability:
  • In business since 1989
  • Long term employees, little turnover
  • Ethical business practices and sound credit policies
  • Fully insured and bonded, above industry requirements
  • Pay trucks consistently 30 days from receipt of original paperwork

Support:
  • State of the art tools for brokers and admin staff
  • Customer protection on your accounts
  • Admin Staff always accessible and willing to help brokers, customers, and carriers
    • New account set-up, phone calls returned promptly, emails answered daily, timely issue resolution

  • Broker use of Internet Truckstop, DAT, and Get Loaded to post loads and search for trucks
  • Carrier database over 15,000 strong
    • Insurance, authority, and all other pertinent detail updated daily

  • Tools and support available for qualified, non-local brokers to work from their home office

Corporate Office:
  • Collaborative open space no cubicles, lots of light and windows
  • Within walking distance of restaurants and shopping
  • Easy freeway access, plenty of free parking
  • Other team members will support your carriers and customers when you are absent to ensure the best possible service
  • Local brokers have the option to work remotely for short periods of time upon approval
  • Casual attire
  • Friendly and helpful broker and administrative staff
  • Team building events held throughout the year

Summary:

Are you looking to get paid what you're worth? Do you want to work for a company that uses state of the art tools for the logistics industry? Would working in a positive environment with an excellent admin support system make a difference?

Top Flight is looking for a couple of highly motivated people to add to our team of hard-working and exceptional transportation brokers. We offer a competitive compensation package designed to reward your success with high earnings.

Your job will require you to:
  • Contact new and existing customers to determine their transportation needs
  • Obtain credit approval for new customers
  • Use state of the art transportation posting sites to find carriers available to move freight
  • Set up and/or update carrier information (e.g. insurance, authority, etc.)
  • Negotiate rates with the customer and carrier
  • Manage loads by supplying information updates to the customer regarding progress and/or issues
  • Submit load details to admin for billing, payroll, and record keeping purposes
  • Manage claims to determine the best course of action, minimizing the impact to all involved

The successful candidate will have at minimum:
  • Personal accountability, integrity, and self-motivation
  • Two years' experience in transportation dispatch OR Two years' experience in fast-paced sales
  • Preferably an understanding of the vocabulary and process of moving freight with flatbed trucks
  • Preferably have a relevant list of customer prospects or book of business
  • Able to generate leads and new business using a variety of sources
  • Excellent phone and email communication skills
  • Comfortable getting around in Windows 7 or better
  • Basic user ability with database programs
  • Takes direction well
  • Works well with others
  • Self-motivated and high energy
  • Desire to constantly improve

If this sounds like you, and you would like to know more, check us out on our website www.topflighttrans.com or click APPLY BELOW using option 3 to type your thoughts or questions. If you are ready to apply, please send your resume with a letter of introduction detailing why you would be a good fit for Top Flight, to the attention of Katy Michel via the apply options below.

Thank you! We look forward to hearing from you!

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