Logistics Broker Agent
Usko Logistics Inc
Tinley Park, IL US
Posted ago
Usko Logistics Inc

USKO Logistics is a rapidly growing 3PL subsidiary of a large over-the-road transportation company operating within the United States. 

We are looking for an experienced Logistics Freight Broker with their own expansive book of business to join our rapidly growing team. 

The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, reliable, ambitious, and eager to put in the time and effort needed to take the business to the next level. 

The candidate’s main overall purpose will be to develop and increase the number of customers, utilizing Usko Logistics services, build-out on their existing book of business, and expand the company’s operations to service different industries within the United States. 

Office Location: Tinley Park, IL 60477 (this is an in-office role and no remote work is planned). Candidates must be comfortable commuting to this office location on a day-to-day basis.

Responsibilities

  • Generate new leads and develop new customers
  • Develop transportation relationships with shippers, accept/decline to negotiate pricing, rate competitiveness, and assess service regularly
  • Identify and onboard new carriers based on compliance requirements
  • Provide customers with quotes when necessary
  • Book and negotiate loads with carriers
  • Develop/implement/monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) with a specific focus on cost, efficiency, quality, and service. Holds regular quarterly reviews of carriers and service providers' performance
  • Provide training and guidance to new hires who are beginning their brokerage careers
  • Ability and willingness to support carrier management duties as needed by the business

Qualifications

  • 2-5 Years of experience in 3PL logistics freight brokerage
  • Must have their own book of business, built upon a 3PL operational platform (current/previous customers)
  • Leadership aspirations and qualities
  • Possess sales experience and a business development mindset
  • Ability to perform responsibilities with minimal direction
  • Ability to problem-solve independently
  • Ability to maintain excellent record keeping
  • Loyal and hardworking with a team-first mentality
  • Ability to expand and grow a book of business and client relationships 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good familiarity with documentation and contracts related to freight transportation
  • College degree preferred
  • Preferably hands-on experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), and/or Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

Compensation
$60,000+
About Usko Logistics Inc

USKO Logistics is rapidly growing and expanding globally. We are always increasing the range of services offered to customers, therefore we value talented & creative individuals who choose to join us. Our team believes in hard work but also rewards effort with frequent fun activities and experiences.


Becoming a part of our young and rapidly growing division will open many opportunities for our employees to grow and prosper within our company for many years into the future.


USKO Logistics Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test as well as a mandatory background check.

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