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Freight Broker

Date: May 21, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt Global Supply Chain is seeking a Freight Broker to fill a critical role in our 3pl office in Carthage, MO.  Our search is on for a self-starter who can consistently develop and nurture customer/carrier relationships.

In this freight brokerage role you’ll need in-depth knowledge of the freight business including all freight modes (Truckload (TL), Less than Truckload (LTL), Rail, Intermodal, etc.). You will exercise independent judgment and discretion in the full brokerage cycle: negotiation of freight coverage, customer and carrier relationship management, price negotiation, load execution, and analysis of market trends.

You’ll have direct contact with customers and carriers, so we want someone who treats people well. By managing superior customer/carrier relationships, you’ll continually maximize the benefits of all freight brokerage transactions for the company.

Requirements

  • At least 3 years of experience with a brokerage or other related business
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple demands while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
  • Available to be on call

We offer a positive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package. Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 19,000 employee-partners in 130 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit www.leggett.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


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