Logistics Account Specialist

US Freight, LLC - Cleveland, OH

30+ days agoCommissionEstimated: $44,000 - $59,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
The Logistics Account Specialist (LAS) will engage with our operations and sales teams. Your primary responsibility will be to provide a best-in-class customer experience. The LAS is the liaison between the customer, carrier, shipper and consignee with specific oversight of a shipments life cycle in our network. Successful execution in multiple transactions will result in developing new client relationships and the skills required for strategic account management.

Based on our unique market position, traction within targeted market segments and positive economic factors, we expect that our historical organic growth will continue alongside further growth in profitability. A positive and energized approach to changing market dynamics in a fast paced environment will build a foundation for incremental progression with unlimited potential.

Responsibilities
Providing customer service and communication, prospecting for new business and customer relationship management
Operational support to ensure shipment integrity
Direct sales as required
Develop Target Accounts and manage the sales funnel
Maintain profitable margins
Conflict resolution for account retention
Process orientation to reduce value outflow
Align activity for positive financial results
Drive organic growth by leveraging US Freight’s service portfolio
Work closely with all stakeholders to enhance the customer experience
Key Selection Criteria
Communication skills
Emotional intelligence
Negotiation skills
Analytical abilities
Business acumen
Self-starter
Attention to detail
Embraces technology
Sense of urgency
Sense of humor
Critical Competencies For Success
Growth Oriented & Forward Thinking
US Freight enjoys an informal comfortable environment but is focused on a network with significant operational complexities that require a coordination of decisions to delight the customer.

Results Orientated
We compete successfully against significantly larger competitors because of our ability to provide outstanding customer service. Our Team has to demonstrate a high work ethic, passion, empathy and commitment to each other. We compete to win by consistently exceeding our performance metrics across all business functions.

Sales Advocate and Relationship Builder
US Freight is a growth organization. Account acquisition and retention provide the road map to our future.

Operations and Logistics Expertise
Team members must learn and become well-versed in the details of a supply chain solutions provider. We must provide value to our clients and partners through the transfer of knowledge.

Initiative and Planning Capabilities
US Freight has to balance the desire for revenue growth with the impact on profitability. Our priorities, goals, and objectives must be reflected in our behavior to attain milestones and targets by supporting the plan. The LAS must possess the initiative to plan their activities, set priorities, and develop opportunities for growth and margin improvement without being told.

Position Requirements
College degree or equivalent business experience
Logistics experience a plus
Agile learning ability
Position Benefits
US Freight offers above market base salary, commissions, and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and a 401(k). Our office is located in a pleasant environment and is convenient to highways and other amenities.

Apply today to be considered for a role on our team. We look forward to hearing from you.

Company Background
US Freight is a privately owned, rapidly growing Transportation and Third Party Logistics provider, headquartered in Cleveland Ohio. in 2013 we were recognized as the # 1 fastest growth company in Northeast Ohio by Case Western’s Weatherhead School of Business. Since then, our growth has kept us ranked in the top tier of progressive companies acknowledged by local and national organizations.

Our roots are in produce, where we have provided reliable refrigerated transportation for clients with time specific requirements. Our commitment to improve operational standards has propelled us into many industries with greater service offerings and custom supply chain solutions.

As our company’s service capabilities have continued to evolve into new modes and markets, our unwavering commitment to outstanding customer service remains unchanged. Our experienced operational support team provides around the clock transit monitoring and real-time status updates for every shipment in our network.

US Freight is renowned for service reliability in the produce arena, our promise is to continue to grow those core competencies and complimentary services in other industries by providing peace of mind and keeping our customers, Always Moving.