Carrier Sales Specialist in Ames, IA at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 2/5/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Ames, IA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you’re seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

 TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!


TMC Transportation has an immediate full-time opening for a Carrier Sales Specialist working out of our office in Ames, IA.


The primary function of a Carrier Sales Specialist involves sourcing carrier capacity, managing carrier relationships, arranging pick-up and delivery appointments with carriers and customers, working with Sales and Customer Service to provide transportation solutions for customers various needs.


  • Seek out and develop carrier relationships that will assist with moving freight
  • Build and maintain carrier relationships
  • Negotiate freight rates and book loads with carriers that meet TMC’s safety standards
  • Arrange timely pick-ups and schedule delivery appointments with carriers
  • Communicate efficiently with carriers and shippers to ensure on-time and safe deliveries
  • Work with Sales and Customer Service to provide transportation solutions for customers

Job Requirements


  • Two OR Four-year degree or relevant work experience
  • Possess a motivated and high energy attitude
  • Goal and result orientated
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Fluent in computer applications
  • Candidates must be able to handle multiple tasks and functions in a fast paced environment
  • Strong negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Previous brokerage experience is recommended, but not required