The Carrier Sourcing Manager will report to the Manager Carrier Development. This position requires the individual to develop, maintain and evaluate the carriers that fit the CRST Logistics network.
They will also be leading a Core Carrier Program as well as be required to meet with carriers to maintain our status as a preferred provider for those carriers’ specific needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Managing a core Carrier Program with the expectation of exceeding financial goals through best in class pricing and service from those Carriers in the program.
Carrier development within their specified region that can serve existing and new business in all modes including capacity negotiation and strategic alignment with business opportunity
Identify and on board new contract carriers and provide forecasting of expected volumes for each new setup by collaborating with CRST Logistics branch locations and outside sales
Network optimization of existing business and providing our sales force with information for needed lanes , continuous movement opportunity and cost reduction opportunities
Communicate, coordinate and cooperate with sales to find freight for the available capacity within their respective region to support business growth
Assist in spot bid pricing when needed
Provide carrier routing guide / matrix for Capacity Executives in all business units
Insure profile data integrity for existing carriers and keep current
Up to 25% travel will be required and collaboration with sales for potential customer visits
Provides support for management personnel as needed
Minimum Qualification Requirements :
3-5 years of experience in flatbed carrier procurement or carrier capacity sales needed
High school diploma or GED required and a degree in a related field preferred
Must be able to develop a strategy to find a profitable situation for the carrier and CRST
Basic computer skills required
Verbal and written communication skills must be excellent
CRST is an EOE. Candidate subject to successful completion of pre-employment background and drug testing.
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