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Logistics Transportation Broker

Company: National Retail Systems, Inc
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description: This position is for local residents only. Sorry, Visa / sponsorship not available. Logistics Transportation Broker National Retail Systems, Inc. includes Keystone Freight Corp. & National Retail Transportation, Inc. NRS is a family-owned and operated company that has been providing smart logistics solutions for the world's leading retailers and manufacturers for 60 years. We are the pioneers of retail logistics. We work hard, but we know how to have fun too You will always be learning, and the skills you learn from us translate to great lucrative careers in the future. We are seeking an experienced, results driven Logistics Transportation Broker to join our team of experts in North Bergen, NJ. The Transportation Broker will be responsible for monitoring market trends, interacting with customers, negotiating rates and ultimately facilitating the most professional, accurate and timely movement of customers shipments, origin to destination, in compliance with company standards and client SLA s. Responsibilities: Negotiate transportation rates; closely follow market trends and seasonality of lanes and modes of transportation. Proactively seek and develop business opportunities to secure freight through various means: (current customers, new customers, networking, load boards, internet, phone calls) Develop carrier relationships to build the non-asset-based network Function as the central point of contact for specific transportation accounts utilizing outside carriers and internal departments for capacity support. Provide a daily list of opportunities to the Logistics Manager (Origin & Destination, with number of stops) that were not capitalized based on the lack of carrier network. Utilize data derived from software systems in meaningful ways. Ensure all activities are compliant with industry laws and regulations. Enter orders, book loads and update shipments within the TMS system. Check emails and respond in a timely manner to new orders, rate quotes, changes to shipments, etc. Address all issues as they arise in a prompt manner and advise logistics manager on the outcome. Update all work instructions as needed to ensure training material reflects currents steps. Support other areas of the operation as needed through application of cross training. Provide an end of day recap to the Logistics manager to ensure all shipment schedules is being met. Job Requirements: Minimum 3 years Transportation Brokerage experience and industry knowledge. Demonstrated ability to analyze pricing strategies and close deals. Bachelor's degree from a 4-year accredited institution and/ or 5 years transportation experience. Innately passionate, high-energy, flexible, resourceful, self-starting and multi-tasking individual. Demonstrate sound decision-making, problem solving, and ability to react quickly under pressure Must have high-level proficiency in Excel and all Microsoft Office Suite products Ability to manage multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity with consistent accuracy Must possess strong communication and relationship-building skills Candidates with Mercury Gate TMS desired Excellent organizational and follow through skills in both planning and execution Possess sense of urgency to meet all given deadlines Ability to collaborate or work autonomously, as appropriate Ability to communicate ways to improve processes where needed by sharing ideas and effectively contributing to building a team spirit by having a positive attitude. NRT cares about the safety of our associates. We have implemented new safety protocols as per CDC guidelines in an effort to reduce to potential risk of COVID-19 exposure. Apply Online Below

Keywords: National Retail Systems, Inc, North Bergen , Logistics Transportation Broker, Professions , North Bergen, New Jersey

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