Inside Sales Account Executive - Logistics

 Grand Rapids, MI

Job ID:
5541
Job Title:
Inside Sales Account Executive - Logistics
City & State:
Grand Rapids, MI
Job Region:
Midwest
Seniority:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Customer Sales/Business Development- Outside
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage)
Our client is a premier non-asset based logistics provider based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They specialize in providing customized, cost-cutting transportation solutions to manufacturers and distributors across North America. They have invested in state of the art logistics software and have developed relationships with the nation’s most highly rated carriers allowing them to bring businesses the best service, the best rates and the most versatile trucking solutions all the time.
 
Inside Sales Account Executive - Logistics:
This individual will be responsible for ensuring day to day operations of accounts making sure customer accounts run smoothly. You will foster close relationships and develop opportunities with new and existing customers while maintaining an overall positive client experience. Collaborate with carrier sales teams to strengthen processes, manage performance expectations through customer account metrics, serve as a direct contact between your client, carrier, shipper, receiver to facilitate on time pickup and delivery.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Acquire and develop new customers through cold calling, networking, and social media.
  • Develop new business and grow existing accounts.
  • Learn and become proficient in Company’s transportation management system.
  • Provide pricing and market analysis to your customers.

Experience:  

  • Bachelor Degree.  
  • 6 months of experience in transportation/logistics.  
  • Positive attitude towards company and personal growth.
  • Must have a self-starter personality.
  • Must possess a keen understanding of customer/supplier relationships and a deliver superior customer service.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to see a job to its completion.  
  • A desire for personal growth and achievement.  
  • Look for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Confidence to take independent action and ability to assess risk.
  • Function efficiently and comfortably with all levels within a company.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • A strong desire to advance within the company based on achievement.
This position offers a competitive base salary plus commission.