Cargill Freight Broker in Ankeny, Iowa
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
- This position is located in Ankeny, Iowa
Thisposition will partner with customers to manage their transportation needs byacting as a liaison between shipper and carrier. The ideal candidate will be aservice-oriented professional that can thrive in a fast-paced environment. This position will book orders withcustomers, line up carriers for the loads, while meeting scheduled pickups anddeliveries. Facilitation of theinformation and documentation exchange between carrier and customer is critical.This position will be responsible for maintaining accuratelogs/information/data to keep the customers and carriers informed on status ofshipment.
50% Find trucksfor loads out of a certain area
20% Solicitcustomers for loads
20% Keep trackand oversee the status of loads
10% Communicate with dispatchers/drivers
Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Problem solve in a quickand efficient manner as issues or problems arise
Participate in businessdevelopment and building and securing accounts
Possess negotiation skillsand understand the supply and demand of equipment in the geographical area
Develop a general knowledgeof the produce industry and commodities
Strong communication skills
Customer and/or Carrier contacts
Degree in Business, Logistics, Transportation or Supply Chain OR minimum2 years experience in transportation, logistics or supply chain
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Transportation/Logistics and Forwarding
Primary Location US-IA-Ankeny
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: ANK00024