LMS Careers

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If so apply by sending your resume to mhamrick@logisticsms.net

Chattanooga Office

Freight Broker

Job Description:

In this role, an individual will be accountable for ensuring that all aspects of their customers’/ carriers’ freight processes are operating at maximum potential, that full truckload shipments are being covered for customers, and that LTL shipments are effectively managed.

Freight Brokers are expected and not limited to:

  • Producing their own customers/carrier
  • Exercising independent judgement
  • Negotiation of freight coverage between customer to broker and carrier to broker situations
  • Analysis of freight trends for varying modes of transportation and commodity types
  • Relationship management between broker to carrier and broker to customer relations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and production of potential customers/carriers
  • Accessing customer/carrier needs and providing solutions
  • Utilizing the tools and software provided to assist customers/carriers
  • Price negotiation of freight
  • Dispatch capacities
  • Cold Calling
  • Facilitating shipments with excellent customer service and with on time delivery/pickups

Key Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong customer service skills, problem solving skills, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong people skills including ability to build relationships with customers.
  • Must be goal oriented and self-motivated to drive results.
  • Superior time management skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to demonstrate appropriate phone and email etiquette.
  • Team player with a positive attitude that remains focused in a fast-paced environment.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of one-year relevant work experience in sales, logistics, and brokerage will be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.

Compensation:

  • Salary plus commission and monthly bonuses.
    • First Year Earnings Range from $40,000 to $55,000.
  • Competitive benefits that include cell phone, health insurance, dental, vision, PTO, retirement match and a variety of other options. The company also pays a portion of your health insurance.
  • You will never be capped in earning potential.

Job Type: Full-Time

Customer Service/ Inside Sales: 1 year

Carrier Relations

Job Description: Carrier Relations

The Carrier Relations position will play a vital role within the operations of Logistics Made Simple. They will serve as the liaison between the Carriers and our Sales and Accounting staff. It will be a great opportunity to learn about the logistics industry and to help build meaningful relationships with LMS carriers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Request updated Carrier Packets from all current carriers
  • Request new Carrier Packets from all future carriers
  • Upload the Carrier Packets into EZLoader
  • Request and Maintain insurance from Carriers
  • Request and Maintain W-9 from Carriers
  • Communicate with carriers to resolve any issue that may arise
  • Build meaningful relationships with carriers

Key Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong customer service skills, problem solving skills, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong people skills including ability to build relationships with carriers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to demonstrate appropriate phone and email etiquette.
  • An understanding of computer systems and Microsoft programs.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently if necessary.
  • Superior time management skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Team player with a positive attitude that remains focused in a fast-paced environment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Compensation:

  • $12 per hour

Job Type:

  • Full-time Temporary Assignment (approximately 3 months) with potential for permanent employment

Location:

  • Chattanooga, TN

*Send all resumes to:  mhamrick@logisticsms.net

Birmingham Office

Freight Broker

Job Description:

In this role, an individual will be accountable for ensuring that all aspects of their customers’/ carriers’ freight processes are operating at maximum potential, that full truckload shipments are being covered for customers, and that LTL shipments are effectively managed.

Freight Brokers are expected and not limited to:

  • Producing their own customers/carrier
  • Exercising independent judgement
  • Negotiation of freight coverage between customer to broker and carrier to broker situations
  • Analysis of freight trends for varying modes of transportation and commodity types
  • Relationship management between broker to carrier and broker to customer relations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and production of potential customers/carriers
  • Accessing customer/carrier needs and providing solutions
  • Utilizing the tools and software provided to assist customers/carriers
  • Price negotiation of freight
  • Dispatch capacities
  • Cold Calling
  • Facilitating shipments with excellent customer service and with on time delivery/pickups

Key Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong customer service skills, problem solving skills, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong people skills including ability to build relationships with customers.
  • Must be goal oriented and self-motivated to drive results.
  • Superior time management skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to demonstrate appropriate phone and email etiquette.
  • Team player with a positive attitude that remains focused in a fast-paced environment.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of one-year relevant work experience in sales, logistics, and brokerage will be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.

Compensation:

  • Salary plus commission and monthly bonuses.
    • First Year Earnings Range from $40,000 to $55,000.
  • Competitive benefits that include cell phone, health insurance, dental, vision, PTO, retirement match and a variety of other options. The company also pays a portion of your health insurance.
  • You will never be capped in earning potential.

Job Type: Full-Time

Customer Service/ Inside Sales: 1 year

Awards

LMS Strives to be the best in our industry, here are some awards we have achieved along the way.

Logistics Made Simple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.