Dear Ms. Cuadra,
I am applying for the Ship Broker position now available with TBS Shipping Services Inc.
I am confident that I am the best person for this job and I hope that you will consider me a worthy candidate to fill this position. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to become a part of your company and I know that I can be a valued member of your corporation.
I have the skills to manage your shipments and to ensure that all cargo reaches its destination on time and undamaged. I have extensive knowledge of computers and the programs used in this profession to assign and network resources to ensure the cargo is handled appropriately. This includes finding the best shipping routes and tracking the cargo.
I know and have the ability to adhere to all government regulations regarding cost and storage along with providing the appropriate documentation. I have the knowledge and skills to acquire the correct permits and proper insurance for all shipments.
I also have the ability to comply with all banking policies and to record all data into the databases for future access. I have knowledge of logistics forwarding software such as Magaya and IES along with inventory management software, Microsoft programs and brokerage software.
I have experience working with tools such as laser printers, radio scanners, hand trucks, forklifts and wrapping machines. I have the skills to provide excellent customer service and to ensure that all cargo reaches its destination in a timely and controlled fashion.
You can reach me by calling (555)-555-5555 and I look forward to meeting with you soon to talk about this position in more detail.