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freight broker

  • Prepare or review specifications or orders for customers freight orders for the day.
  • Adjust freight rates accordingly based upon transportation availability
  • Determine size and arrangement of less than truckload shipments to consolidate into full truckload shipments.
  • Contact shippers and receivers of freight and communicate availability and timing for pick-up and delivery of shipments
  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee logistics for our customers without transportation capabilities.
  • Use of computers to monitor freight shipments 
  • Operate telephones to answer, screen,provide information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments for shipments or deliveries
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freight broker / transport manager

  • Managing current debt levels. Within the first 6 months, the business was turned around from a ZAR5m loss to a profit of ZAR500k
  • Responsible for New Business and co-ordinating existing in-house freight movements
  • Increased sales on a month to month basis
  • Diagnose and resolve problems that occur during transit of freight
3

freight broker

  • Setup new freight brokerage division within the Tengwa Africa and ETG group
  • Responsible for growing the new division.
  • Brokerage division grew from 0 to ZAR20m turnover in the first 6 months.
  • Managing all new business as well as a % of the group inhouse freight.
  • Responsible for freight movement on Imports and exports of bulk commodities.
4

freight broker

  • Generating leads and attracting new prospects, and developing a sales pipeline.
  • Identifying and selecting reputable and safe carriers for freight services.
  • Providing customers with shipping quotes.
  • Booking orders with carriers.
  • Assisting to prepare carriers for loads.
  • Tracking status of loads.
  • Collaborating with shippers, carriers and dispatchers to manage scheduled collections and drop-offs.
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freight broker

  • Keeping accurate records of relevant activities.
  • Updating customers on status of shipments, and assisting with other inquiries.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of market trends in transportation marketplace.