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Freight Broker - Hawk Logistics

Company: GAF Buildings Materials Corp. of America
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Come Build Your Career Under OUR Roof

Job Description:

The Freight Broker / Carrier Sales Representative is a key member of the Hawk Logistics team, directly

reporting to the Manager of 3PL Operations. This individual will be instrumental in the growth of

Hawk by building a strong carrier base, fostering existing carrier relationships, negotiating rates,

identifying growth opportunities and providing world-class service to our customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Establish and maintain strong relationships with carriers

Identify growth opportunities by analyzing available freight and carrier capacity; provide

expert insights to manager

Work to develop and maintain carrier rates and apply pricing strategy to provide the best

possible solutions for the customer.

Optimize profit margins while meeting and exceeding service standards

Oversee process from start to finish, including identifying carrier, on-boarding,

negotiating, dispatching, track and trace until load is delivered

Master Load Boards and the Transportation Management System (TMS).

Develop and streamline operational processes.

Coach and mentor junior resources that will assist with dispatching, track and trace

Work closely with key internal and external partners, vendors, and customers to meet

the retail and job site delivery requirements.

Ensure and maintain carrier compliance with company, state, and national standards and

regulations

Review and analyze current market trends and adjust customer/carrier rates as needed.

Monitor FMCSA and stay informed of any changes to DOT regulations.

LEVEL BASED COMPETENCIES

Level Based Competencies are to be designated based on job level and content.

Start-Up Development

Building Strategic Working Relationships with Plant Managers, Operations Directors &

VPs, Sales Leadership, along with external Logistics and System Providers, and key

Customers

Stress Tolerance

Strategic Decision Making

Managing Conflict

Communication

Technical knowledge/skills (entry, intermediate, advanced)

Intermediate knowledge of the transportation industry

Intermediate knowledge of 3PL / Freight Brokerage Operations & Programs

Intermediate knowledge of Truck Transportation Rules and Regulations

Intermediate knowledge of Truck Safety, DOT, CSA, HOS

Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Intermediate knowledge of Distribution support systems, such as FMS and TMS

General knowledge/skills (entry, intermediate, advanced)

Advanced verbal and written communication skills

Intermediate organizational development skills

Advanced problem solving and decision making skills

Advanced skills in managing and negotiating with external vendors/suppliers

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university and/or equivalent industry experience

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or Supply Chain/Logistics

3+ years experience in full-cycle Freight Brokerage/Third Party Logistics (3PL)

Notable Transportation/Logistics Dispatching foundation

Experience with Flat-Bed and/or Hazardous Materials

Experience in a Start-Up environment

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We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

Keywords: GAF Buildings Materials Corp. of America, Dallas , Freight Broker - Hawk Logistics, Other , Dallas, Texas

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