Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. Regional Carrier Representative- IA in Ames, Iowa
Regional Carrier Representative- IA
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Location: Ames, IA
Location Name: ATS Logistics - Ames, IA
Wage: Depends on Experience
The Regional Carrier Representative is responsible for handling all brokerage operations by working both in-house and with various offices and divisions of ATS Logistics throughout the U.S. The Regional Carrier Representative will dispatch qualified carriers to available freight, while growing and maintaining carrier relationships in an assigned region; acting as a liaison between the carriers and shippers/customers.
Education and Experience
Higher education (i.e. two or four year degree) preferred but not required
Good understanding of marketing, sales and customer service
Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Effective verbal and written communication; over the phone, in person, and via email
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Contact existing, inactive or potential carriers
Negotiate rates with carriers to handle customer shipments; maintain pricing and rate quoting competitive to the current market conditions
Learn to sell our well recognized product
Dispatch qualified carrier to available freight, providing all pertinent information necessary for a high level of service, responding to questions, investigating and resolving problems as needed, and updating carrier trips in the data system
Update computer system to reflect accurate information
Manage a book of business in excess of a million dollars annually
Act as a liaison between carriers and shippers
Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; write clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information
Balance team and individual responsibilities; give and welcome feedback; contribute to building a positive team spirit
Set and achieve challenging goals; measure self against standard of excellence
In support of ATS’s culture, all employees are expected to consistently, effectively and reliably perform in accordance with the Company’s values as set forth in our core competencies and behaviors (All Employee and All Manager Competencies).
Infrequent travel may be required
Ability to work remotely on occasion
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and use finger, handle or touch objects or controls.
EEO and Affirmative Action Statement
It is the policy of theATSto provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status.
TheATSdesignated person for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Employee Relations Manager at 320-255-7400.
ATSis committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of theATSto provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed.
The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions.