Transportation Broker

at Kenan Advantage Group
Location North Canton, OH
Date Posted May 1, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Freelance


Join the industry leader! KAG is North America's largest independent fuels delivery and bulk liquids carrier. At KAG, we pride ourselves on providing the safest and highest quality service to our customers by delivering every load on time, without incident. If you want to contribute to KAG's excellent tradition of innovation and leadership in the logistics and transportation industry, we invite you to apply! Start helping us achieve Our Vision of revolutionizing transportation and logistics within the liquid bulk industry through our national scale, advanced technology and an uncompromising commitment to be the employer of choice.


Benefits of Partnering with KAG include:

  • Benefits package for full time employees including health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Company paid life insurance policy
  • On-Site gym and cafeteria 

Position Summary:

The KAG Logistics SPL Broker solicits new brokerage customers and grows business with existing customers by providing pricing and solutions for transportation movements and/or also finding capacity with external transportation providers and negotiating rates. Monitors and tracks freight movements and communicates status' to customers as needed. Constantly solicits potential new business and capacity while working collaboratively with other team members.


Team Members in our Logistics Department:

  • Position will be focused on securing freight transactions, including scheduling and tracking shipments, negotiating with freight carriers and handling customer questions.
  • Position may also be involved in prospecting for new clients, securing transportation, matching carriers with customers and maintaining positive customer and carrier relations.
  • Additional tasks may include preparing spreadsheets and reports
  • Coordinate and manage campaigns and projects that are tailored to customer requirements and needs
  • Developing shipper and carrier relationships to efficiently execute transactions timely and with a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Provide KAG billing department load information timely when necessary to ensure that customer invoice is timely and accurate
  • Position will work with other shared service departments when necessary to ensure customer and carrier issues are identified and addressed
  • Position will have to manage multiple projects with a sense of urgency while maintaining a high degree of accuracy.


Potential Team Members should have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred
  • Individuals with prior freight brokering, inside sales prospecting or customer service experience in a business-to-business environment is a major plus
  • Work independently and in a team setting to be successful
  • Successful track record of building relationships with customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction.
  • Strong negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills, written/oral communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet & exceed weekly and monthly sales goals
  • Skill in the operation of MS Office software programs