Logistics Account Executive - Inside Sales - Fort Myers

R+L Global Logistics - Fort Myers, FL2.8

Full-timeEstimated: $56,000 - $74,000 a year
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.

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.

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

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

Summary of Experience 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
R+L Global Logistics offers 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, Dallas, Laredo, Phoenix, Denver, and Los Angeles allowing our team of professionals to optimize the supply chain process for our customers.

Apply today at www.rlglobal.com