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US Foods Carrier Sales Representative -3PL Division (Onsite and Remote ) in Rosemont, Illinois

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The Carrier Sales Representative will source, secure and manage carriers to support new and existing Gampac customers. This includes daily conversations about freight lanes, rates and building long-term relationships with new strategic carrier partners.

This position is segmented as onsite and remote which means the work is a combination of onsite at one of three sites- Rosemont, Illinois, Tempe Arizona or Fishers Indiana.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Engaging carriers to sell freight and developing relationships with new and existing carriers in support of our customer base

• Interviewing and capturing data regarding carrier’s preferred lanes and network to find opportunities to collaborate

• Negotiating rates with carriers

• Booking, tracking, and updating loads using both our internal TMS system as well as various customer portals.

• Retrieving/Uploading BOLs/PODs and other documents from Carriers

• Distributing Comchecks for Lumpers, fees, etc...

• Researching and identifying new carriers, including new carrier set-ups via RMIS

• Daily contact with carrier base, developing a managed carrier portfolio of “owned carriers”

• Assisting in maintaining knowledge of market trends and updating regional pricing

• Effectively communicating updates to Account Manager and teammates

• Resolving carrier conflicts that occur in-transit

• Other duties as assigned by manager

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training:

• HS diploma or GED required

Related Experience/Requirements:

Must possess a minimum of 1 year of experience at 3PL or freight brokerage or other relevant area.

• Basic understanding of brokerage operations and geographic freight markets

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Must be proficient in MS Office and have ability to navigate through various web-based systems

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Attention to detail

• Ability to pass background investigation and drug test

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