VP of Brokerage Operations in Northlake, IL at The Custom Companies Inc

Date Posted: 4/21/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Northlake, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/21/2021

Job Description

Job Summary:

Our company was built around offering a full suite of transportation services complemented with user-friendly technology and world class customer service. We are seeking a goal oriented and results driven candidate for the role of Vice President of Brokerage Operations to help grow our truckload and partial truckload brokerage division. We are looking for experienced leadership who will establish a detailed roadmap that improves this segment of our business. This individual will act as a strategic and tactical representative to facilitate and accomplish our business goals including, but not limited to: managing a freight portfolio, providing and negotiating freight rates, building carrier and customer relationships, leveraging knowledge of the business and industry to influence and impact our decision-making process. In this position you will be leading the carrier development while also maintaining and growing our relationships with current customers. This individual will be responsible for creating an environment where all team members are internally competitive, high performing, self-motivated, and able to follow established procedures.

We are eager to attract the best so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes a 401k with an immediate vested Company contribution; paid time off; and insurance (medical, dental, vision and more).

The variety of duties and responsibilities reflect the description above.  You will be in constant contact with C-Level Leadership of the Company.

Ability, Knowledge, & Skills:

  • 7 + years of related experience within the industry (both non-asset and asset based) 
  • Working knowledge of transportation management systems
  • Experience with North American transportation modes (LTL, Truckload, Intermodal)
  • Ability to develop long-term relationships
  • Strong management skills and leadership presence to command and motivate the department
  • Robust market knowledge
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills and ability to think and respond quickly to service issues
  • Flexible: Ability to change focus quickly and meet demands of market conditions or Company needs
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and co-workers

    Apply here or Text: Brokerage to 630.864.6682 to apply from your phone!

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