Brokerage Firm Looking For A Driven Intern With Personality

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Forward Freight Solutions
Lincoln Square
Chicago, IL
Posted: August 06 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

WE'VE BUILT OUR FAMILY OWNED COMPANY OVER THE LAST 25 YEARS AND NOW WE ARE EXPANDING TO FURTHER MEET THE NEEDS OF OUR PARTNERS.
What started off as a man, a truck, and a trailer has expanded over the years to an asset based transportation firm. We are Forward Freight Solutions.
The principles of our business have remained straight forward through the years--fast and safe transport of even the most difficult freight while following all safety and government guidelines.
When you trust us to ship your freight, you'll know that the safe transport of your goods are in the hands of skilled, qualified professionals. We manage 20 of our own power units and over 40 other companies that have partnered with us over the years.
Contact us today to discuss your current and future transportation needs. We have our fleet of vehicles, trained drivers, and friendly staff to provide the best customer service for your business.

Internship Description:
My name is Kevin Stover and I am the Vice President of Forward Freight Solutions. I am looking for a motivated individual who wants to learn about being a Logistics Broker. Our main office is in Denver, CO but I work remotely from an office in Chicago. I am willing to work around your school schedule as long as you take the position serious and give it your all. You can also work from home occasionally or a majority of the time depending on your skill set. Our company is ran by young business professionals and the atmosphere is very relaxed. An hourly wage can be explored once the intern proves that he/she is an asset to the team.

Responsibilities

-Make and receive phone calls
-Track Shipments
-Data Entry - ( Addresses, names, phone numbers)
-Market Research
-Email and fax documents
-Learn Sales Strategies

Requirements

-Must Live in the Chicago area
-Must have a laptop
-Must have a cell phone
-Must be trying to obtain a degree in LOGISTICS, BUSINESS, COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING, ECONOMICS, or similar course of study.

Skills

Required - Phone Etiquette, Basic Computer Skills, Accurate Data Entry
Preferred - Account Sales Strategies, B2B Marketing Strategy, Business Communications, Commodity Markets, Building Customer Relations, Creative Problem Solving, Logistics

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