Transportation Broker Resume Samples

A Transportation Broker works as a liaison between carriers and shippers and secures the transportation of goods. The job description entails marketing to attract new customers and pairing with customers for booking orders and line carriers for loading. Other daily duties are listed on the Transportation Broker Resume as – generating leads, developing sales pipeline, identifying and selecting reputable and safe carriers for freight services; providing customers with shipping quotes, booking orders with carriers; assisting to prepare carriers for loads, tracking load status; keeping accurate records of relevant activities, and maintaining current knowledge of market trends in the transportation marketplace.

To be successful in this role, the following skills are needed – proficiency with MS Office, excellent problem-solving skills; outstanding people skills; proficiency in negotiating; current knowledge of freight carrier services, and ability to meet sales targets. A high school diploma or GED with work experience is preferred.

 

Transportation Broker Resume example

Transportation Broker Resume

Objective : Seeking a Transportation Broker position.  2 years of experience in Building agent relationships, find sources of business, and be creative in placing risks and product opportunities Produce income by brokering specialty Property and Casualty lines of insurance.

Skills : Transportation, Management, Negotiating.

Description :

    1. Performed freight services according to company and government regulations.
    2. Planned and coordinated pick-up and delivery schedules.
    3. Worked with Shippers, Carriers, and Dispatchers to manage the schedules.
    4. Tracked and reported shipment status to customers.
    5. Managed multiple deliveries, process spot requests, and develop new sales strategies to improve business Resolve freight discrepancies in a timely manner.
    6. Responded to customer concerns and queries professionally.
    7. Maintained positive and productive relationships with customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School


Transportation Broker Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Transportation Broker 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 : Microsoft Office, Management, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Negotiated transport of goods with shipping companies and freight companies.
    2. Notified clients of the arrival of freight or baggage.
    3. Advised clients on transportation and payment methods.
    4. Prepared invoices and other shipping documents.
    5. Provided cost-effective solutions to meet customer service requirements.
    6. Recorded shipment costs and weights.
    7. Built customer relationships.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School


Transportation Broker Resume

Headline : Over 10+ years of experience in Production, Logistics, and Transportation Management seeking to further my career. Efficient, professional, problem solver, ready for a new challenge.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Account Management, Management, Leadership, Leadership, Negotiation, Production Management, Transportation Management, Logistics Management.

Description :

    1. Developed and maintained an extensive customer base.
    2. Brokered freight ranging from forklifts to children's furniture.
    3. Increased sales of 150% in the first year as a broker.
    4. Utilized flatbeds, drop-decks, vans, straight trucks, specialized trailers, and hotshot trailers to move freight.
    5. Maintained Quickbooks Accounting program.
    6. Maintained receivables and payables for all customers.
    7. Prepared manifests showing freight weights and freight contents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Transportation Broker Resume

Objective : As a Transportation Broker, responsible for Negotiating rates in transactional and contracted markets for the countries second largest transportation broker and training and mentoring onsite and offsite employees.

Skills : Transportation, Developing, Management.

Description :

    1. Set appointments for customer shipments through bid services from JB Hunt, Schneider, and Responsible independent owners.
    2. Acted as a liaison in establishing pricing, cargo values, approving cargo content, and establishing and maintaining relationships with both customers and trucking services.
    3. Established and maintained carrier relationships.
    4. Identified and contacted qualified carriers for freight services.
    5. Negotiated contract and pricing agreements with carriers.
    6. Developed and implemented strategic operation processes. 
    7. Worked on a team that generated $50K in monthly sales and independently booked freight around $1K+ per day on average.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Transportation Broker Resume

Objective : As a Transportation Broker, responsible for Negotiating contracts with carrier companies for transporting commodities to and from predetermined client sites.

Skills : Negotiating, Multitasking, Transportation.

Description :

    1. Performed in a multifaceted role as a Sales Executive, Expediter, Carrier Maintenance Representative, and Broker.
    2. Negotiated with carriers and secured cost-effective agreements.
    3. Tracked and traced all loads and ensured timely receipt.
    4. Addressed and resolved any customer service issues for sustained satisfaction and account retention.
    5. Networked and prospecting for new business development.
    6. Processed new carrier applications, verified references and insurance coverages, and worked closely with the sales team on the set-up process.
    7. Translated developed relationships into immediate customer growth.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Transportation Broker Resume

Summary : To obtain a career position to utilize my 21 years of experience, working in the Transportation Industry. To promote high moral for better production, and performance while achieving company goals as well as personal goals.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Typing 60 Wpm, Management.

Description :

    1. Called customers to get loads, hire trucks to transport products.
    2. Setup carriers and requests and verify insurance.
    3. Generated confirmation sheet.
    4. Coordinated pickup and delivery of shipments.
    5. Established an account base with gross profits averaging $9,000 - $12,000 per month.
    6. Dispatched and managed multiple drivers and trucks with the loading and unloading of perishable goods across the Continental United States.
    7. Managed both incoming and outgoing shipments.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Transportation Broker Resume

Objective : Seeking a Transportation Broker profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Management, Sales, Freight Management, Dispatch Services.

Description :

    1. Acted as main point contact with carriers and customers such and Costco and Sysco.
    2. Managed transportation routing with multiple Shippers and Receivers to make the most efficient and cost-effective shipment.
    3. Negotiated contracts with Customers and Carriers to provide the best margins for the company.
    4. Assisted in tracking shipments and providing and communicated and issues or delays with the customer.
    5. Composed and article for the company providing regional information about the logistics industry in Savannah, GA.
    6. Created routing guides with a variety of carriers with details such as rates, contacts, and availability.
    7. Provided solutions and consulted both carriers and customers on a variety of transportation issues such as claims.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Transportation Broker Resume

Headline : Seeking a Transportation Broker position, responsible for providing drivers with directions, com checks, and reloads.

Skills : Basic Computer, Multi Phone Systems, Faxing, Filing, Basic Office.

Description :

    1. Assisted drivers run their loads required one to be creative and to think on the fly.
    2. Established critical alliances with some of the nation's largest carriers and managed them to supply customers with capacity despite the shortage.
    3. Regularly resolved problems for customers, warehouses, and carriers through diligence and creative problem-solving.
    4. Implemented a system to allow more carrier visibility within the existing database which made for more effective use of contract carriers.
    5. Negotiated contracts to provide transportation services from approved vendors Led initiative to expand service territory from two to four regions.
    6. Assumed responsibility for the 3rd top 10 office account (ALC national account).
    7. Directly responsible for $500K gross profit.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Transportation Broker Resume

Objective : To obtain a Transportation Broker with 5+ years of experience in Partnering with a service-oriented corporate headquarters staff. and also defining and monitoring successful sales and marketing strategies in cooperation with senior management.

Skills : Good Communication, Management, Transportation.

Description :

    1. Contacted new customers to discuss their shipping needs Developed a shipping base of over 300 customers to bring Shippers and carriers together to move truckloads and LTL Loads.
    2. Negotiated fair price to pay trucks and charge shippers for Moving freight.
    3. Communicated with truckers proper loading procedures and Routing instructions to ensure that the product was delivered On time and not damaged or shortages.
    4. Able To call in 24 hours a day to ensure freight was delivered on Time and problem solved any delays that may have occurred.
    5. Developed relationships with several trucking companies, where They needed a backhaul from one location to another.
    6. Maintained files of customers and truckers to insure proper Information for billing and payment secured.
    7. Established and managed 2 of the top 10 office accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Transportation Broker Resume

Objective : Seeking a Transportation Broker position. 6 years of experience in Supervising the execution of company underwriting guidelines, corporate policy and procedures, and compliance with contract terms. and also Managing relationships with retail agents and branch underwriter/broker producers.

Skills : Development, Monitor, Planner.

Description :

    1. Performed at least 70 - 75 cold calls to the company's decision-makers each day.
    2. Created at least 10,000 dollars in revenue each month.
    3. Maintained a strong book of business by developing relationships and gaining customers.
    4. Negotiated pay and rates to customers and carriers.
    5. Evaluated logistics procedures for companies and suggest improvements where necessary.
    6. Arranged transportation of goods.
    7. Developed and maintained inbound/outbound customer & carrier bases.
    8. Worked with van/reefer/flatbed, less than truckload & truckload shipments.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma