Cargill Freight Broker in Ankeny, Iowa

Freight Broker

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.

Description

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  • 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.

Principal Accountabilities:

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

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Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: ANK00024