About the Allen Lund Company
Established in 1976 The Allen Lund Company is a national third-party transportation broker with nationwide offices and over 500 employees working with shippers and carriers across the nation to arrange for dry, refrigerated (specializing in produce), and flatbed freight.
The Allen Lund Company has always maintained an exceptional reputation amongst shippers and carriers as a premier freight broker, exceeding expectations on even the most challenging projects. The company consistently earns a Four-X rating with Blue Book and a Four-Star rating with Red Book Credit Services. These are the highest ratings a company can receive for business ethics, financial strength, and credit practices. A further indication of ALC’s dependability and reliability is the company’s adherence to a strict code of conduct established by the TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association).
About Our Minneapolis Office
The Minneapolis office opened its doors in 1994. The office is well established, has a talented, hard-working, and dedicated team and is ripe with opportunity to grow and expand.
The office manager is responsible for the overall success of the office to include Sales, Operations and Profitability. This is a Key front-line leadership role in the organization, in which you will be responsible for creating an office that is capable of handling the upward growth of the company. The office manager will work in coordination with VP’s, to insure success in all areas of operations including teaching, training and development of office staff. The expectation is that this position is the key driver of sales and growth within The Allen Lund Company.
• Freight Brokerage Sales and Operations (7+ years)
• Sales Management (Hire, Train, Mentor) (5+ years)
• Mode of Transportation (i.e. Truckload, LTL, Intermodal, Specialized)
• Strong Selling Skills
• Strong Negotiation Ability (Carrier, Customer, Margin Integrity)
• Develop and execute business plan strategies
• Computer literate (Microsoft Suite: Power Point, Word, Excel)
Background Preferred (but not required)
• P&L Responsibility
• Education: College Graduate
Other Essential Abilities and Skills
• Sense of Urgency
• Excellent Communication at all levels