Freight Broker Resume Sample

A freight broker act as a liaison between exporter and transporter and their main aim is to secure the transportation of goods. They perform marketing to attract new customers and book orders. The professional needs to maintain great knowledge of freight carrier service and should be smart attracting new clients ensuring customer retention. A freight broker duties remain generating leads and enticing new clients, identifying and selecting safe and reliable carriers for freight service, booking orders with carriers, assisting in preparing carriers for load, coordinating with shippers, carriers and dispatchers, managing schedule collections, maintaining record about relevant activities, updating customer about the status of shipment, assisting with inquiries, maintaining knowledge about market trend in transportation market place, performing freight service as per government regulation, planning and coordinating pick-up and delivery schedules, managing multiple deliveries, developing new sales strategies to improve business, maintain a positive relationship with customers, negotiating pricing agreement with carriers, providing special discount to customers, and ensuring freight documents are up-to-date and approved before transportation. Freight brokers should have more than 2 years of experience in a similar role. They need to be proficient with MS office and negotiation skills. They need to be an excellent problem solver and should possess outstanding communication skill.

Freight Broker Resume

Name: Gerardo Hughes

Address: 18703 Mc Donald Avenue, Orlando, FL 342405
Phone: 508 – 302-726
Email: [email protected]
Current Job:  Freight Broker, RR Donnelley, Orlando, FL


Efficient and skilled freight broker well-versed in materials management and inventory conciliation. Highly organized and detail-oriented professional with a talent tracking shipment accurately. I am capable to maintain a business relationship with clients. Seeking a position as a freight broker in a reputable organization and interested in helping shippers in making goods reachable to clients by arranging reliable and efficient carriers.


  • Extensive experience in the freight brokerage industry
  • Thorough knowledge about dispatching freight and transportation industry
  • Great understanding of logistics and transportation
  • Knowledge about carrier alternatives and pricing
  • Able to handle a high volume of freight transaction

Work Experience

Freight Broker, RR Donnelley, Orlando, FL ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintain a strong relationship with clients
  • Choosing authorized transportation carriers for clients
  • Coordinating all shipping needs for clients
  • Negotiating rates between shippers and carriers

Freight Broker, Landstar, Orlando, FL (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managed freight and tracked shipment, solicit truckload and coordinated pickup and delivery schedule
  • Dispatched goods matching with transporters need
  • Helped customers get attractive pricing
  • Maintained communication lines between transporters and shippers

Freight Broker, Growmark Inc., Orlando, FL (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managed brokering freight and third party logistics
  • Assigned transportation vendors based on clients demand
  • Handled negotiating rates and followed up past due documents
  • Coordinated with team leaders to develop the most cost-effective transportation models


Masters in Business – University of Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosh, Wi

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration– North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, MN

High School: Park Center High School, Brooklyn Park, MN


Kevin Maddox, Freight Broker, Growmark Inc., Orlando, FL

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 18/8/1996
  • Hobbies: Fishing, driving, and playing tennis

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