Freight Agent Resume Samples

A Freight Agent works in the transportation company and handles the logistics area. The job description entails organizing the logistics, documentation, and tracking the shipment by boat, air, and trucks. The duties described on the Freight Agent Resume include the following – managing the incoming and outgoing shipping logistics; using computer systems to network and allocate resources; determining the shipping costs, finding the most efficient shipping route, tracking the location of the cargo; making sure the most effective mode of transportation is used for the clients, and entering data about goods and carriers into the computer database for future use.

The position required a few requirements when it comes to education and work experience. A high school diploma is the minimum entry-level requirement. Accuracy, attention to detail, multitasking skills, knowledge of relevant software, and strong interpersonal skills are crucial for this role. Some employers even necessitate their freight agents to be licensed by a government organization.

 

Freight Agent Resume example

Freight Agent Resume

Objective : Highly motivated, experienced, and passionate candidate seeks to further a career in a Freight Agent position that can utilize my management knowledge to benefit mutual growth and success. Responsible for Communicating regularly with customers in regards to customer’s shipment status as well as continuous communication to meet delivery commitments, etc.

Skills : MS Office, Developing Skills, Creative Skills.

Description :

    1. Updated available load information daily through several software applications.
    2. Communicated with drivers, customers, and appropriate managers to ensure quality customer care through each phase of the delivery.
    3. Properly troubleshoot any problems that arise and remain available to assist as needed.
    4. Created freight bills with appropriate detailed information for prompt processing.
    5. Consistently followed up with all inquiries in a timely manner.
    6. Negotiated rates, accessorial, detention pay, tolls, and concerning factors that affect each lane.
    7. Met and exceeded weekly quotas.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Freight Agent Resume

Objective : As a Freight Agent, responsible for Communicating regularly with the customer in regards to customer shipment status as well as continuous communication to meet delivery commitments. Responsible for following-up with airline and truck lines to monitor and track departure and arrival information and updates, etc.

Skills : Excel, Customer Service, Microsoft Word, Data Entry, Forklift Driver.

Description :

    1. Loaded/Unloaded cargo for Airways.
    2. Supervised weekend crew, mail charter operation.
    3. Able to read blueprints, engineering documents, and airframe and component manuals.
    4. Researched and found alternate repair vendors for unserviceable parts.
    5. Listed of references and letters of recommendation available upon request.
    6. Attached identified tags to containers or mark them with identified information.
    7. Sorted cargo before loading and unloading bread trucks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Freight Agent Resume

Objective : Freight Agent with 2 years of experience in Preparing documentation, in accordance to the customer and regulatory requirements including, Cargo Manifest, Airway Bill, Truck Bill of Lading and any other documents required by the customer, etc.

Skills : Good Communication Skills, Verbal Skills, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Documented all shipments that came into the shipping department.
    2. Wrote up carts so shipments can be sent out on their flights on time according to the flight sheet.
    3. Used gasoline forklift to move carts and pallets to the desired location in the warehouse.
    4. Able to manage more than one thing at a time.
    5. Able to get shipments out on time and on their flights.
    6. Able to interact with co-workers in a proper manner to keep business running accordingly.
    7. Used communication, verbal, written, and being on time each day for work.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Freight Agent Resume

Objective : As a Freight Agent, responsible for Ensuring invoicing of rendered services are completed accurately and in a timeframe consistent with company policy, Ensuring customer profiles are accurate and updated, etc.

Skills : Freight Forwarding, Negotiation, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for shipping and documentation in a high volume cargo facility that shipped over 400,000 pounds/year.
    2. Transferred from customer service to cargo for the additional challenge and better advancement opportunities.
    3. Developed a thorough knowledge of department and daily operations.
    4. Managed and recorded freight shipments.
    5. Provided feedback for improvements to management.
    6. Understood complex TSA policies and procedures regarding shipments.
    7. Assisted customers daily in processing orders and collecting fees.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Freight Agent Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Freight Agent with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Inventory Management, Transportation Management, Planning.

Description :

    1. Performed detailed paperwork that includes pick up location, destination, mileage, rate, fuel expenses, freight description, driver's name and tracking number, date to be picked up as well as delivered.
    2. Scheduled, routed, and confirmed customers' deliveries, providing excellent customer service and building a lasting relationship with numerous brokerage companies.
    3. Determined shipping rates and other freight charges.
    4. Assisted in establishing compliance standards for contracts.
    5. Responsible for quoting, logistics, and delivery of ocean, air, and domestic cargo shipments.
    6. Helped to negotiate to price and make sure dates and times were set up appropriately.
    7. Imported and Exported at the counter,  made sure customers had a clearance on shipments through customs before release.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Freight Agent Resume

Objective : Asa Freight Agent, responsible for providing superior customer service to both internal and external customers, Negotiating rates with customers and shippers, and also Contributing to the expansion of Flogistics by building positive relationships with existing and new clients.

Skills : Planning Skills, Negotiating Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Secured and coordinated transportation jobs for 18-24 long haul truckers.
    2. Dispatched and managed customer deliveries and pickups, ensuring 100% on-time service for clients.
    3. Professional trained and worked knowledge of ODOT, HAZMAT, US log, and service book trucking regulations.
    4. Provided instructions and directions to all drivers as well as handling incoming mechanical problems and offering solutions.
    5. Maintained payroll and accounts payable.
    6. Provided transportation services for companies with a need to have their freight shipped.
    7. Negotiated rates for services rendered.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Freight Agent Resume

Objective : As a Freight Agent, responsible for Adhering to company policies and procedures, Advertising freight on various load boards and contact carriers for booking, and also Verifying and confirming load rate and carrier credentials prior to freight dispatch.

Skills : Organizational Skills, Communication Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Coordinated transportation for customer's shipping requests.
    2. Handled any correspondence with the shipping and receiving departments.
    3. Processed Bills of lading.
    4. Handled all carrier accounts and customer accounts.
    5. Reason for leaving: Opportunity for better pay/position.
    6. Built a book of business with shippers. 
    7. Managed acceptance of shipments from customers and performed data entry. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Freight Agent Resume

Objective : Seeking a Freight Agent position, responsible for performing a variety of warehouse duties, including receiving and processing inbound and outbound airfreight, filling requested orders for shipment, organizing warehouse inventory.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Developing Skills, Creative Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for directing freight from its point of origin to its final destination using air, sea, and land carriers.
    2. Managed scheduling and tracking of shipments daily.
    3. Negotiated with freight carriers and handle customer questions.
    4. Prospected new clients, secure transportation.
    5. Responsible for matching carriers with customers and maintaining positive customer and carrier relations.
    6. Directed and dispatched FTL/LTL load movements in a timely and professional manner.
    7. Built relationships with company drivers and owner-operators, utilizing web-based applications to find available freight, and/or available trucks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Freight Agent Resume

Objective : As a Freight Agent, responsible for Developing and maintain a professional rapport among customers and carriers, Resolving any issues related to carriers and/or customers, and also Managing shipper and receiver relationships.

Skills : Customer Service,  Managing Skills, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Managed the loading of flight cargo.
    2. Maintained daily loadings of ULD's.
    3. Managed the manifesting of flights along with daily data entry of Airway billing and mailing.
    4. Responsible for arranging, tracking, and coordinating incoming and outgoing full truckload shipments.
    5. Prepared shipment documentation to ensure intact and on-time deliveries.
    6. Arranged freight pickup and delivery with clients to desired locations. 
    7. Performed system updates for arrival and departure times of each load.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma