Freight Trader Resume

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Bill Bannon

887 Butternut Lane

Worden, IL 62097



Job Objective To obtain a job as Freight Trader in which my abilities will be an asset to company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in risk management processes for various freight activities
  • Deep knowledge of dry bulk shipping processes
  • Huge knowledge of international commercial shipping practices
  • Immense ability to perform regular market research
  • Familiarity with commodity trading, maritime economics and broking
  • Outstanding ability for all derivatives trade processes
  • Excellent ship broking skills for commodity market
  • Exceptional communication skills with all clients
  • Solid understanding of information services
  • Ability to analyze all research documents

Professional Experience:

Freight Trader

Perdue Farms, Inc., Worden, IL

August 2007 – Present


  • Developed all trading strategies for freight processes.
  • Assisted in direct sourcing and fixing of all ships for owners.
  • Determined efficient relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Negotiated between owners and charterers to finalize freight prices.
  • Coordinated with physical procurement team to optimize freight portfolio.
  • Prepared market reports on weekly and everyday basis.
  • Managed communication with all counterparties.
  • Facilitated development of freight hedging and trading strategies.

Freight Trader

NFI Industries, Worden, IL

May 2004 – July 2007


  • Ensured optimal level of customer satisfaction for all freight services.
  • Developed efficient relationships with all suppliers for processes.
  • Monitored all details of contacts and ensured implementation.
  • Administered trading positions and maintain financial accountability.
  • Prepared required reports for all transactions.
  • Coordinated with freight distribution team for performance of voyages.
  • Ensured compliance to all trading activities regulations and policies.
  • Developed processes to achieve objectives for risk management.


Master’s Degree in International Business

Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management

Hartnell College, Salinas, CA

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