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Manager, OTR Brokerage

| Greater LA Area
Headquartered in “Silicon Beach” El Segundo, CA -- NEXT is a company driven by a commitment to providing world-class service to shippers and truckers alike. We’re on a mission to solve a trillion dollar puzzle and offer painless freight. 
Armed with experienced professionals from Google, Amazon, Salesforce and Twilio, NEXT is seeking change agents who are excited to make a meaningful impact on an industry driving the U.S. economy. Forbes included us on its 2019 Next Billion-Dollar Startups list, and we’ve been recognized as one of Built in LA’s Best Small Companies to Work For and 50 Startups to Watch. NEXT is venture-backed by leaders such as Brookfield Ventures, GLP and Sequoia Capital.  
Are you NEXT?
As the Manager, OTR Brokerage (Over The Road), you’ll be responsible for the execution of the OTR brokerage at NEXT, including FTL, LTL, as well as the relay portion of drayage. Our business serves lanes across the US. You’ll apply best practices to ensure customer expectations and are met and exceeded. Innovation is a core practice at NEXT and infuses everything we do. You’ll be leading the charge for continuous improvement across your disciplines, applying lean methods and processes.

What You'll Do

  • Own the OTR brokerage operations strategy and tactical implementation
  • Attract, lead, and grow a team focused on providing world-class service to OTR drivers and shippers
  • Support NEXT’s marketplace participants with exception handling
  • Identify and rationalize market opportunities across clients, lanes, and services
  • Create optimized and scalable business processes and define systems requirements to handle ongoing expansion
  • Fully instrument and report the OTR brokerage business to provide transparency and insight to the company from tactical reports to executive dashboard views
  • Apply lean / six-sigma methods and processes for continuous as well as quantum improvements
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Collaborate with sales, other operations teams, product and finance

What You'll Need to Have

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in operations management with a focus on logistics and supply chain management, preferably in line haul / OTR
  • Experience with OTR brokerage
  • P&L Management
  • Six-sigma or lean production certification preferred
  • Hands-on experience with continuous improvement
  • 5+ years of people management experience
  • Familiarity with the Department of Transportation, including hours of service and weight requirements
  • Early-stage start-up experience
  • Demonstrated ability to perform with grace under pressure
  • Multi-tasking skills in a fast-moving and changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Demonstrated experience creating systems and integration requirements, including Salesforce, and enterprise billing systems

What You'll Receive

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, equity 
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k w/ company match
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Casual work environment
  • Dog friendly office
  • Flex hours (we know SoCal traffic)

NEXT is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing [email protected]
To all recruitment agencies: NEXT does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, NEXT employees or any other organization location. NEXT is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Location

Our HQ is located in the heart of Silicon Beach with amenities like an outdoor patio, an on-site gym, and cold brew coffee & kombucha on tap.

An Insider's view of NEXT Trucking

What’s the vibe like in the office?

"It's amazing. Everybody is so welcoming, and we're disrupting a huge industry."

Darrius

CSR, Drayage

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“I look at our product as something that goes way beyond the technology itself. Creating the optimal carrier experience means getting close to our users and understanding their needs. There’s no better feeling than finding a solution that not only drives growth, but also makes drivers’ jobs a little bit easier and little bit more delightful.”

Brian

Product Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

"It's a very collaborative environment. I get to learn every single day."

Michelle

Software Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

“We want to change the industry by streamlining the process for drivers to book loads and manage their trucks/fleets in an easy process so that they take a little bit of stress off their plate and enjoy what they do to the fullest.”

Eddie

Sr. Transportation Representative

What’s the vibe like in the office?

"When you walk into our office, there's such an energy, and drive to make a change."

Aly

Learning and Development Manager

What are NEXT Trucking Perks + Benefits

NEXT Trucking Benefits Overview

Competitive base salary, bonus + equity
Full medical, dental and vision benefits 401k w/ company match
Vacation and Holidays
Dog friendly office
Remote friendly
Company trips

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
NEXT's 401(k) retirement plan matches up to 5% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
NEXT offers stock options that vest over a three-year period.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NEXT's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all employees and up to three weeks off for tenured employees of five years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Pet Friendly
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