Join the Lighthouse Transportation Team!

Lighthouse is quickly growing and is looking for highly motivated individuals to join our team. Our employees are our biggest asset!

We strongly embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and love providing career opportunities to ambitious professionals.

Do you have what it takes? Check out our open positions below.

  • Extremely competitive compensation packages
  • Innovative Technology provides Stability & Support
  • Opportunity for growth – We promote from within
  • On-going training

Open Vacancies

Freight Broker – Account Executive (Covington, KY)

We are looking for a service-minded Freight Broker to act as a liaison between our customers and freight carriers. The Freight Broker will secure new accounts, expedite the sharing of information and documentation between customers and carriers, and communicate with dispatchers and drivers to track the status of loads. You will negotiate contracts with carriers in a manner that optimizes profits.

To ensure success in this position you need maintain current knowledge of freight carrier services, and be effective in attracting new customers and ensuring customer retention. Top applicants are customer-oriented, and have the ability to multitask in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Generating leads and attracting new prospects, and developing a sales pipeline.
  • Identifying and selecting reputable and safe carriers for freight services.
  • Providing customers with shipping quotes.
  • Booking orders with carriers.
  • Assisting to prepare carriers for loads.
  • Tracking status of loads.
  • Collaborating with shippers, carriers and dispatchers to manage scheduled collections and drop-offs.
  • Keeping accurate records of relevant activities.
  • Updating customers on status of shipments, and assisting with other inquiries.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of market trends in transportation marketplace.
Knowledge & Skills
  • High School Diploma, GED, or suitable equivalent.
  • 2+ years work experience in similar role.
  • Established book of business preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Outstanding people skills.
  • Proficient negotiating skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet sales targets.

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Sales Assistant (Covington, KY)

This position acts as an intermediary between a client and the company to broker freight, and book loads with carries while maximizing profit margins. Perform other duties as directed or assigned.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide support to a dedicated Sales Rep
  • Schedule appointments and provide updates on shipments
  • Assist with billing and payment responsibilities as needed
  • Input and process accurate shipment data in our state-of-the-art systems
  • Communicate with our shippers, receivers and transportation partners to ensure smooth pickups and deliveries
Knowledge & Skills
  • 1 year of customer service experience
  • Excellent telephone and communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Hall of Fame work ethic and ability to learn at rapid speed
  • Basic computer skills including some knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to thrive and concentrate in a fast-paced open office environment

Long-term growth available to start building your own book of business as a freight broker.

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