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Job Title: Freight Broker

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Freight Broker to join our team. The Freight Broker will be responsible for negotiating rates with carriers, coordinating shipments, and ensuring timely delivery of goods. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a strong attention to detail, and a proven track record of success in the freight brokerage industry.


  • Develop and maintain relationships with carriers and shippers
  • Negotiate rates and terms with carriers
  • Coordinate shipments and ensure timely delivery of goods
  • Track shipments and provide updates to customers
  • Resolve any issues that arise during the shipping process
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and laws


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the freight brokerage industry
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of transportation regulations and laws
  • Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, or a related field (preferred)


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement

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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Freight Broker

What is the best way to find and hire a Freight Broker near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Freight Broker applicants. Employers posting their Freight Broker job on Indeed get about 10 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Freight Broker applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Freight Broker are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 22 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Freight Broker positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Freight Broker role?
SMS has 83% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Freight Broker job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Freight Brokers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 184% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Freight Broker applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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