Carrier Procurement Representative – Erie, PA

carrier procurement representativePosition: Carrier Procurement Representative Responsible for sourcing and negotiating with carrier base to move available loads in a cost effective manner.  Schedule pick-up and delivery appointment times.  Build carrier relationships via (phone, DAT, Internet Truckstop, etc.).  Maintain communication and relationships with shippers regarding on time delivery, late delivery, and potential issues.  Track/Trace shipments, aid in P.O.D. retrieval, respond to pricing inquiries and refer leads to the sales organization.  Provide timely movement of freight, excellent customer service and follow up while maintaining margin integrity.

Background Required:

  • Carrier Sales/Procurement within Transportation Brokerage operation (minimum 2 years)
  • Strong understanding of Motor Carriers Regionally, Nationally
  • Strong negotiation and influence capabilities
  • Customer Service
  • Ability to develop and manage a supplier base
  • Familiar with TMS software (i.e. input and output-shipment data and information)
  • Assist Carrier Management (i.e. issue resolution, needs, performance, pricing)
  • Computer literate (Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
Interested candidates can send a cover letter and resume to:
Tracy White- HR Administrator