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Red Classic - Sr. Freight Broker

Location: 

Charlotte, NC, US

 

Department:  RC Brokerage SE 

Functional Area:  Logistics 

Posting Locations:  Charlotte 

Red Classic is a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. Our objective is to deliver the finest transportation solutions customized for our customers shipping needs.

 

The Freight Broker will be supporting Red Classic Transportation Services in growing our carrier capacity, managing cost of hire, and maximizing profitability.  The primary function of the job is to manage the execution of shipments that RCTS has through its customer relationships.  This includes the daily solicitation of carrier base, on-boarding of new carrier partners, building long term carrier relationships, negotiating pricing agreements with carriers, and managing the execution of RCTS shipments to the expectations and requirements of our customers.  The Freight Broker must be able to forecast and capitalize on changing market conditions, build relationships at multiple levels with our partners, and work independently to maximize performance and profitability. The Freight Broker will serve as an example of our culture on the floor, and as a mentor to newer Freight Brokers. The Freight Broker will be held to higher booking requirements than the CPR. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build and develop relationships with multiple levels of contacts within carrier accounts
  • Identify opportunities for account penetration and develop/implement solutions
  • Proficient understanding of market trends, seasonality, and their impacts on costs to maximize company profitability
  • Identify opportunities to establish long-term pricing agreements with carriers to drive efficiency and productivity goals and execute/manage those agreements
  • Utilize industry and market knowledge to successfully negotiate high volumes of spot market pricing agreements with carriers to maximize profitability and ensure adequate capacity levels
  • Convert new relationships into repeat business through successful relationship building and customer service
  • Verify all RCTS safety standards and operational expectations are being met
  • Ensure the successful execution of all customer expectations for shipments under your management
  • Provide timely communication of any potential problems along with actionable solutions to all internal and external stake holders
  • Utilize creativity, industry knowledge, and both customer service and relationship building skills to successfully navigate through all customer service issues
  • Establish and monitor account specific SOP’s and KPI’s
  • Deliver industry leading customer service to all internal and external trading partners
  • Maintain higher Employee Metrics: Load Count of 225, Net Revenue of $30,000, and Margin/Load $175
  • CPR II be a positive force in driving behavior, attitude, and booking on the floor
  • Serve as a mentor to newer CPR’s on the floor
  • Other duties as assigned

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 3 - 5 years Transportation brokerage experience, logistics or trucking experience a plus.

 

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Red Classic Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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