Logistics Consultant - SALES
- Posted: 29 days ago
Axle Logistics of Knoxville, TN is looking to hire a highly motivated full-time Logistics Consultant. Do you have an aptitude for sales and a desire to get into the essential supply chain industry? Are you looking for more than a job? Do you want to work in an energetic, addicting, inspiring, meaningful, rewarding, and fun environment for a growing Inc. 5000 organization where hard work truly pays off? If so, please read on!
This Logistics Consultant position earns a competitive base salary plus uncapped commission. We also offer generous benefits and perks, including medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacations, a free week of vacation for getting married or having a baby, life insurance, a company cell phone, free in-office beverages, a free lunch every Friday, new headquarters that includes an employee gym, a casual dress code, company-wide events, and massive opportunities for advancement. If this sounds like the right opportunity to leverage your customer service and sales skills to get started on a career in supply chain consultations, apply today!
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A LOGISTICS CONSULTANT
As a Logistics Consultant, you are involved in sales, customer service, and the management of your customer’s freight needs. You collaborate with carrier partners and shippers alike, overseeing the full lifecycle of every shipment in your given book of business. By providing first in class customer service, you develop long-term relationships with customers. You manage the movement of your clients’ goods, ensuring that they are picked up, transported safely, and delivered on time according to the clients’ expectations. You function as the liaison between clients, carriers, shippers, and receivers.
In order to maintain market competitive pricing, you conduct contract negotiations. You collaborate with team members on pricing strategies and problem-solving. To build a portfolio of clients, you perform a high volume of “cold-calling.” Staying up to date on market conditions and technology through internal and external training is an essential component to your success. You feel great about helping other companies find success through the management of their supply chain. And, seeing your efforts pay off in your paycheck gives you a great sense of accomplishment!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A LOGISTICS CONSULTANT
- Bachelor’s degree
- Phone and email skills
- Ability and willingness to travel to meet with customers and potential customers
- Customer service skills
One year of prior sales experience is preferred but multiple factors will be taken into consideration. Operational experience within the 3PL/logistics field would be a plus!
Are you outgoing and ambitious?
Do you have a success-driven mindset?
Do you have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal? Can you effectively prioritize multiple tasks?
Do you thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment?
Are you a quick thinker?
If you answered yes, you might just be perfect for our Logistics Consultant position!
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