Sample Freight Broker Resume

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Gerardo Hughes
3109 McDonald Avenue
Orlando, FL32803
(222)-921-4999
[email]

Job Objective Seeking a Freight Broker position with reputable organization in which my experience can be a positive influence on the growth of company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in Freight Brokerage industry
  • Thorough knowledge of dispatching freight and transportation industry and freight brokerage strategies
  • Solid understanding of Logistics and Transportation
  • Sound knowledge of carrier alternatives, pricing, and geography
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and transportation software FMS
  • Ability to process and book a high volume of freight transactions
  • Ability to foresee potential logistical problems
  • Strong communication skills

Professional Experience:

Freight Broker, August 2005 – Present
RR Donnelley, Orlando, FL

  • Solicited profitable freight brokerage business by marketing transportation capability via direct sales calls, telephone and direct mail marketing activity.
  • Handled brokered freight and negotiated freight rates.
  • Received and maintained data for brokerage customer orders.
  • Ensured brokerage customers have an approved line of credit.
  • Followed up on any past due accounts.
  • Ensured that a signed carrier contract and insurance certificate showing adequate coverage is on file before the carrier is used.

Freight Broker, May 2000 – July 2005
Growmark, Inc., Orlando, FL

  • Managed brokering freight, third party logistics, dispatched and assigned transportation vendors based on client demands and service requirements.
  • Handled Cold calling carriers and negotiated rates.
  • Ensured adherence to internal and external customer requirements through efficient, profitable, and timely movement of freight.
  • Collaborated with team leaders to develop the most cost effective transportation model and executed model.

Education

Associate Degree in Business Administration, North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, MN

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