Lipsey Logistics, headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, is recruiting top notch, hungry, and ambitious Freight Brokers to help build our business.
Brokers are responsible for the direct third party logistics movement of freight. Responsibilities include communicating with shippers and carriers to ensure freight is moving from pickup to delivery, scheduling and tracking shipments, negotiating with freight carriers and answering customer questions. Brokerage duties also include prospecting for new clients, matching carriers with customers and maintaining positive customer and carrier relations.
Functions of the job include:
Establish, cultivate and maintain relationships with shippers and carriers.
Identify new business through cold calling prospective customers or by solicitation of current customers.
Negotiate with and coordinate the activities customers and third party carriers.
Plan, schedule, track, and facilitate the movement of freight via ground transportation (FTL, LTL, Rail, IM)
Manage and solve conflicts with clients.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
A minimum of one year of experience in the transportation industry is required, preferably in a third party logistics field.
Additional 1-2 years of experience in outside or inside sales and/or transportation brokerage preferred
Since its founding, the company has moved more than a million freight shipments for its customers and continues to grow.
By partnering with Fortune 500 companies, we have been able to maximize our growth and build strategic, long-term relationships. We are one of the largest transportation providers in North America.
How do we do it? We dedicate ourselves to building relationships with a foundation of trust and support, as well as focus on teamwork, service, and integrity.