Carrier Relations Representative

| Chicago

Carrier Relations Representative

Forager is growing. Due to this growth, we’re looking for Carrier Relations Representatives to join our team. We’re looking for highly motived, high-achieving individuals with sales experience who make every interaction count. You’re a resourceful problem solver with a knack for finding creative solutions, and you thrive on going above and beyond in a fast-paced environment.

What will you do?

  • Build relationships and develop a network of reliable carriers
  • Manage uncovered loads and clear the load board before the end of every day, ensuring on-time pickups for all customers.
  • Make calls to carriers and drivers to track loads while they are en route.
  • Assist sales/operations in pricing freight.
  • Discuss account strategy with carrier relations manager.
  • Contribute to an environment that empowers individuals while building a strong sense of team.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the carrier market and ability to identify trends.

What you are?

  • Demonstrable skill and experience in mentoring or leadership in one-on-one and team situations.
  • Strong work ethic and persistence combined with patience and a positive attitude.
  • Well established organizational and time management skills with an attention to detail.
  • Capability to multi-task, prioritize and delegate effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Creativity and resourcefulness to and resolve issues efficiently.
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial type willing to take initiative and do what needs to be done.
  • 1+ years of experience building carrier relationships and/or booking loads in a freight brokerage or similar environment.
  • Bilingual (Spanish or French) a HUGE plus.

Who we are?

Forager is a logistics tech startup with one goal: simplify cross-border freight with a combination of purpose-built technology and decades of industry experience. We're building an automated and collaborative marketplace that connects cross-border shippers (customers) with their optimal carrier (trucking companies) based on region, price, and service rating.

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Location

1046 W Kinzie St.,#300, Chicago, IL 60642

What are Forager Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
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