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Ryder System Carrier Sales Representative in Novi, Michigan

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Summary

The Freight Brokerage Carrier Sales Representative will be responsible for sourcing transportation providers and providing tracking updates as needed to support customer requests. Develop a carrier coverage strategy and have full autonomy for supporting a customer's truckload & LTL coverage needs. Directly engage with Account Executives, Shipment Management Associates (SMA) and Business Development Managers as needed to build a network of service providers that allows them the ability to foster an effective carrier network to support any and all freight transportation needs that a customer desires.

Essential Functions

  • Tender accept/reject loads, creates loads, sets appointments, dispatches, tracks and traces loads, root cause problem solves issues, and resolves/communicates to carrier and/or customer as appropriate

  • Identifies and Develops relationships with transportation providers to ensure adequate coverage to maximize penetration of customer freight portfolio through soliciting capacity

  • Identifies and Develops relationships with transportation providers to ensure adequate coverage to maximize penetration of customer freight portfolio through soliciting capacity

  • Manage day-to-day planning and scheduling of coverage for loads to ensure proper all customer's needs are met in the agreed upon time period

Additional Responsibilities

  • Continuous improvement in all segments of the business

  • Schedules and dispatches while ensuring compliance of Federal, State, and Local regulations. Responsible for timely updating of load statuses to the TMS.

  • Maintain a positive employee related climate and maintain a customer satisfaction index at a World Class Level while having availability 24/7/365 for responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to represent the company with external constituents

  • Represent Ryder Shipment Management Services in a professional manner to internal and external parties

  • Ability to build strong customer relationships

  • Demonstrated customer service capabilities

  • Direct customer interface (internal/external) on all customer related issues

  • Effective leadership skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Competitive nature and the drive to contribute to winning culture

  • Demonstrates customer service skills

  • Effective negotiation skills

  • Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Working knowledge of Transportation Industry, carrier modes & services and basic Supply Chain design and functionalityadvanced required

  • Knowledge and support of RIL policies and procedures advanced required

  • Demonstrated PC skills in MS Access, Excel, Word Clear understanding of SMS legacy system intermediate required

  • Understanding of assigned customer, customer product and distribution requirements intermediate required

Qualifications

  • H.S. diploma/GED required

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in Transportation Management, Logistics, Business Administration or related field

  • Three (3) years or more business experience required

  • Working knowledge of Transportation Industry, carrier modes & services and basic Supply Chain design and functionalityadvanced required

  • Knowledge and support of RIL policies and procedures advanced required

  • Demonstrated PC skills in MS Access, Excel, Word. Clear understanding of SMS legacy system intermediate required

  • Understanding of assigned customer, customer product and distribution requirements intermediate required

Travel: No

DOT Regulated: No

Job Category: Inside Sales

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