Freight Forwarding Sales Executive

 Houston, TX

Job ID:
6535
Job Title:
Freight Forwarding Sales Executive
City & State:
Houston, TX
Job Region:
Southwest
Seniority:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Customer Sales/Business Development- Inside
Service Offering:
Freight Forwarding (Ocean/Air/Domestic)

In the field of logistics, it is always about timing. Our clients’ network and relationships open up routes and possibilities for their cargo. They find the best way to reach a destination, every time. They aim to give true customer delight. They have storage facilities at several seaports and dry ports across India and overseas for storage, distribution, and handling of material for clients who need round the clock service.

Job Type: Full-time/ Work from home

Freight Forwarding Sales Executive
This role is responsible for selling international freight services, as well as providing consultation on major accounts. This role requires having a successful track record of prospecting and selling transportation and logistics services to international freight clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Prospect leads and conduct heavy cold calling to build a sales pipeline.
  • Work closely with the leadership team to build out a territory growth strategy.
  • Manage accounts to retain and grow current client base.
  • Price and service negotiation with clients.
  • Develop and execute a field sales business plan.
  • Work closely with operational staff to ensure customer needs are met.

Experience:
  • 3-5+ years of international sales experience.
  • Book of business or portfolio is preferred.
  • Previous import/export experience.
  • Possess strong verbal and communication skills.


This position offers a competitive base salary plus commission.

Related to: Freight Forwarding, International Freight, Domestic Freight, Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Domestic, International, International Shipping, Steamship, Logistics, Customs, Customs Brokerage, Import, Export, Air, Ocean, NVOCC, lead generation, networking, cold calling, revenue growth, negotiate rates, customer service, RFP, RFQ, business development, enterprise, CRM, prospect, client development, client relationships, Air Export, Air Import, Global Export Shipment, Air Freight, Air Cargo, International, Customs, CTPAT, TSA, Ocean Export, Ocean Import, Global Export Shipment, Ocean Freight, Ocean Containers, International, Customs, CTPAT