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Account Executive - Inside Sales
at R + L Global Logistics
Chicago, IL

Account Executive - Inside Sales
at R + L Global Logistics
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

R+L Global Logistics is seeking a Logistics Account Executive to join our team.  The Logistics Account Executive will work with truckload and operations to deliver logistics/transportation and supply chain solutions in a brokerage environment.

This position is based in Westmont, IL

New College Graduates obtaining a degree in Business, Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Marketing, International Business, Sales or other Business related majors are encouraged to apply.

Logistics Account Executive Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Research leads, develop entrance strategies,  and qualify your prospects transportation spend to generate new business partners and individual and branch profitability
  • Present multiple modes of transportation to your customer base, allowing yourself to build a complete transportation and supply chain solution for the customer
  • Prepare rates and to prospective business partners and gain lucrative opportunities that will assist you in successfully meeting your monthly, quarterly, and team goals and initiatives
  • Dispatch to your carriers, and properly update your loads within our transportation management system, ensuring all of your loads are following policy and procedure
  • Consistently track and trace your freight movements from origination to destination, and take full responsibility for any occurrences while solving them both constructively and efficiently
  • Maintain contact with your carriers, and any other parties that will be handling your freight to ensure the shipper and consignee are aware of any challenges or issues that may arise
  • Continuously develop your carrier base allowing for optimal solutions for your customers
  • Manage existing business accounts and continuously exude the highest level of customer service

Logistics Account Executive Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:                                                                                 

  • Have the drive, assertiveness, passion, and dedication to succeed in the logistics industry
  • Ability to work independently while supporting an overall team mentality
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to work in a blended role of operations and sales in an office environment
  • Manages complex transactional or emotional customer situations promptly and professionally
  • Able to handle and prioritize high call volumes and customers inquiries 
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently

Logistics Account Executive Qualifications

Summary of Logistics Account Executive xperience and Education 

  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or similar field of study with emphasis in:  Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Sales, Marketing, or International Business preferred
  • Previous experience  in a full truckload business development and operational environment preferred
  • Previous experience in the following modes: dry van, expedited, flatbed, oversized loads, refrigerated, intermodal, and to have a keen understanding of overall freight movement preferred 

Company Benefits  

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k and Company Resorts        

  R+L Global Logistics provides both domestic and international shipping solutions. We offer a complete range of efficient transportation, logistics, and supply chain management services to meet the changing demands of businesses both internationally and domestically.  With 14 offices across the country, we have locations in: Fort Myers, Ocala, Orlando, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Nashville, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Chicago, Laredo, San Antonio, Phoenix, Denver, and Los Angeles allowing our transportation specialists to optimize the supply chain process for our customers.

  Apply today at www.rlglobal.com

 

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