Open Position: Carrier Sales Representative

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Job Description

GP Transco is a modern trucking company that hires experienced drivers, talented office staff, and uses state-of-the-art equipment & software to deliver goods in the U.S. and Canada. We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join the operations team as a Carrier Sales Representative.


As a Carrier sales representative, your key responsibility is to execute the daily processes and activities involved in all aspects of an LTL or truckload shipment. This multi-faceted position has you accountable for executing dispatch functions, along with ensuring customer service commitments are being met. This position broadens your industry knowledge, which in turn drives your career to limitless opportunities and positions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Arrange shipments for customer accounts.

  • Ability to utilize load entry software in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Teamwork with load planners.

  • Maintain a good working relationship with peers and customers, the below is expected:

    • Broker freight within all 48 states and Canada with the greatest profit.

    • Deal directly with CSR’s, sales reps and customers in a professional manner.

    • Good communication skills.

    • Assist in developing and expanding customer database to acquire sustainable dedicated contracts.

 

Other Duties: 

  • Operational safety.

  • Must have transportation dispatching experience.

  • Must have excellent communication skills (written and oral).

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to be flexible.

  • Must have proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).

  • Must have experience in a fast-paced & ever-changing work environment.

  • Possess proficient computer usage skills. MUST have experience with Microsoft Products:

    • Skilled in negotiation of rates and services with customers for TL as well as LTL shipments.​

    • Familiarity with DOT trucking regulations (hours of service, claims, etc.).

    • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook is required. 

 

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in the transportation industry

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Ability to multitask efficiently

  • Professional attitude and team mindset

  • The ability to handle emergencies – to stay calm and make effective decisions quickly

Job Type: Full-time

 
 
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GP Headquarters:

3200 Channahon Rd 

Joliet, IL 60436

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Carson, CA 90746

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