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Freight Broker

Company: Sunset Transportation, Inc.
Location: Tupelo
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Who Are We?

Sunset Transportation isn't just another 3PL. We are driven by the right-size fit for each business, using all levels of global and domestic supply chain resources and services. Our culture allows customers to feel like family, while offering advanced TMS solutions, reporting, and shipment reliability. Our approach is simple: through analysis of historical shipping data, we identify opportunities for optimization, service improvement, and technology enhancements. All this is done with five promises we make to every customer, every day: savings, visibility, data-driven decisions, continuous improvement, and relationships. Sunset is the right-size 3PL.
Staying focused on our CORE VALUES of Relationships, Responsiveness, Accountability, Flexibility, and Loyalty, has resulted in Sunsets recognition as a St. Louis Post-Dispatch TOP Workplace, an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Company for six consecutive years, a Transport Topics Top Freight Brokerage, and an Inbound Logistics TOP 10 3PL, all confirming that Sunset Transportation is the place where both talent and business owners meet to expect the best.
Whether you are a mid-sized shipper hoping to maximize your freight spend or an intern with the goal of becoming a Sunset executive, we will help you gain the knowledge and expertise to make an impact.

At Sunset Transportation, the future is bright.
What About the Position?

This newly created Freight Broker will sit in one of our fastest-growing agent offices that is having RECORD BREAKING 2020!

In the Freight Broker role, you will manage daily functions that are vital to our continued success, including, but not limited to, dispatching freight, managing and building loads in company software, supporting high levels of customer and carrier support, cold calling on new business, and tracking and tracing shipments.
Why Work Here?

As an entrepreneurial-minded, family-run company, we have a make it your own mentality that applies to every position in the building. There are NO shareholders to answer to and NO ceiling to your opportunity, just a sense of pride in doing what is best for the customer, company, and your team.

Our values have positioned us to consistently be honored as a TOP WORKPLACE and a respected name in the transportation industry. Great atmosphere, stability, and career growth opportunities all rolled into one! Who wouldnt want to work here?
How Will We Succeed Together?

Teamwork, communication, and the best customer service in the industry are our hallmarks, so you will need to achieve a high level of proficiency in those areas to make an impact. In short, you should probably be a multi-tasking, relationship building, tech savvy, highly communicative customer service guru who is focused on doing the right thing!

We recognize your value to the team and will provide you with a fun, fast-paced work environment to make you feel right at home.
What Will You Do?

Manage loads and shipments
Work with the Agent Owner to acquire new business
Schedule required appointments
Track and trace all loads
Ensure on-time pickup and delivery
Build relationships with carriers
Maintain updated and current records of accounts through TMS
Collaborate with your team to solve problems
Grow professionally and develop a thorough understanding of the logistics industry
Bring to Work Everyday

Positive attitude
Drive to win
MS Office, Windows, and basic business software knowledge
Desire to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
Open and honest professional communication abilities

Competitive base salary, commission, and health benefits!

Keywords: Sunset Transportation, Inc., Oxford , Freight Broker, Other , Tupelo, Mississippi

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