General Description: Provide full-service truckload brokerage solutions ranging from regular dry-van, flatbed, and step-deck freight to oversize multi-axle permit loads. Available throughout the continental U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Selling transportation logistics services to current and new customers.
  • Develop relationships and negotiate rates with freight carriers.
  • Contact existing and potential customers daily to develop relationships.
  • Generate sales opportunities and close sales with customers and carriers.
  • Monitor shipments in transit and communicate with the customer and carrier.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent verbal, written and email communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Multi-Tasking ability.
  • Good phone skills.
  • Self-starter.
  • Must be resilient and comfortable in a cold calling environment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Prior sales experience desired.

Benefits

  • Team-oriented environment
  • Company sponsored events
  • 401(k) matching
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Health savings account
Buchanan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Position Timeline: The next class of Logistics Specialists will begin on January 21, 2019. Interviews (phone & in-person) will be held late November/early December. The first day for those that make up this class will be January 21, 2019. 

***Buchanan Hauling and Rigging, Inc. is a full service transportation company offering full truckload van and flatbed service, LTL and a logistics division that can help with all of your transportation requirements. In addition to our standard truckload and LTL service we also provide expedite service.

Our main office located in Fort Wayne, IN is staffed 7 days a week 24 hours a day 365 days a year with well trained transportation professionals on site. In addition to our domestic U.S. service we offer thru service into and out of Mexico and Canada. We have partnered with several high quality Mexican carriers to deliver our loads. If you ship freight into Mexico it will stay on our trailer until it is delivered.

Our equipment includes: Flats, stretch flats, single drop stretch, double drop stretch, multiple axle removable goose necks and 13 axle double drop RGN’s. In addition to our fleet of flat and specialized trailers we also maintain a substantial fleet of van trailers. All of our vans are 53’ air-ride trailers equipped with logistics posts and e-track.

Buchanan Hauling and Rigging, Inc is mid size company (300+ trucks), however, we provide the services normally only offered by much larger companies. We have the technology, equipment and personnel to handle your most rigorous transportation requirements.

Buchanan offers the following benefits to full time employees: 
  • Team-oriented environment
  • Company sponsored events
  • 401(k) matching
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Health savings account

Buchanan is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). 

Department: Logistics
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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