Pros: steady pay
Cons: rising responsibilities constant pay, careless unprofessional attitude, toxic work environment, technological/sop inefficiency, white collar job in a blue collar industry
Lots of emails and communication with client, carriers and team mates.
The role of a buyer is to assess and take on capacity challenges by acquiring the labor for each cargo load
This include the use proprietary software and automation software.
This task requires a great deal of multi tasking, negotiation skills and real time market knowledge applicable – more... to the nature of a brokerage.
Co workers many are friendly and helpful, few are discouraging based on the lack professionalism they show case. This can be in conduct, performance,dress, and general attitude within the work place.
Hardest part of the job is high capacity season when every load counts and the team with in it struggles to connect loads with various modes. As well of pricing constraints.
Most enjoyable part of the job is completing a difficult task and making decisions that help the branch to achieve short and long term goals – less