freight broker resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Freight Broker, offering ten plus years of experience on both quality of work and traffic management functions. Committed to high level of work standards with an in-depth knowledge of brokering freight. Management skills with experience in production,quality control and scheduling, inventory control and safety compliance. I haven written and implemented procedures for QS-9000/ ISO9002. I possess proven ability to optimize processes,reduce cost, and deliver outstanding results in a timely manner.

Freight Broker, 07/2002 to 2013
Smithfield Foods, Inc.Warsaw, NC,

Communicated with customers to fulfill and satisfy their shipping needs, also built and maintained relationships with clients. Solid negotiating skills in brokering freight and rates for service.

Responsibilities included, dispatching drivers, and scheduling pick ups and deliveries to all areas of North America. Also did status follow up with both the trucking companies,drivers and customers. Was responsible for qualifying carriers, making sure authority and insurances were up to date.

Production Manager, 1999 to 09/2001
SparksPhiladelphia, PA,

Managed and supervised 40 plus employees. Handled all aspects of personnel including payroll,scheduling,hiring and training. Set production goals by tracking labor efficiencies and sales projections. Responsibilities included maintaining company and OSHA safety records,routine safety inspections of the facility and grounds for OSHA compliance. Coordinated and directed inventory control and tracking to insure efficiency and accountability.

Slitter operator, 09/1996 to 1999
PrintpackPrescott Valley, AZ,

Processed customer orders for protective films to individual standards and specifications. Responsible for formulating adhesive compounds for various applications of protective film products.

Traffic Controller , 1990 to 09/1996
Elizabeth River TunnelsPortsmouth, VA,

Coordinated shipments of fiber optic cable to both domestic and international destinations. Assigned full load, LTL and small package (Fed-Ex, UPS, etc). Worked as a liaison between accounting, sales, and management to meet monthly sales and shipped product goals.

(Jan 1990 - Jan 1993)

Classified as expert extruder operator of plastics. Worked with a business unit/team environment to produce multi mode fiber optic cables for use in the telecommunications industry.

Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in to Newton Conover High School - Newton, NC
: , Expected in to Western Carolina Industries - Asheville, NC

Internal Auditing

: , Expected in to CVCC - Hickory, NC

Time Management, Economics,Small Business and Computer Concepts

: , Expected in to American Management Association - Charlotte, NC

How to Organize,Regulate and Tighten Inventory Control

: , Expected in to Texas Women's University - Denton, TX

Production Management Institute

: , Expected in to Western NC Safety, Health and Environmental - Asheville , NC

NC Department of Labor (OSHA)

: , Expected in to Western Carolina Industries - Asheville, NC

QS-9000/ ISO-9002 Training

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School Attended

  • Newton Conover High School
  • Western Carolina Industries
  • CVCC
  • American Management Association
  • Texas Women's University
  • Western NC Safety, Health and Environmental
  • Western Carolina Industries

Job Titles Held:

  • Freight Broker
  • Production Manager
  • Slitter operator
  • Traffic Controller


  • High School Diploma

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