Freight Account Manager - Inside Sales

Hurricane Express - West Siloam Springs, OK2.6

30+ days ago

Hurricane Express in West Siloam Springs is looking for a hardworking and dependable person to add to our Freight Team. This is an on-site salaried position with commission for new business; the rate of pay will be based upon experience and qualifications.

We are an asset based trucking company that specializes in long haul refrigerated freight. We have been in operation since 1992 and maintain a Satisfactory DOT rating. We have approximately 150 OTR independent contractors in our lease purchase program. You can learn more about our company at www.hurricaneexpressinc.com.

This position will work directly in developing new business and evolving current existing business for the preparation of growth to 250+ power units by the end of 2019.

Core Responsibilities:

The Freight Account Manager will be responsible for assisting the Freight Department in securing and managing all of the necessary freight for the company. This will include but not be limited to:

  • Contracting with new freight customers – minimum expectations for first 52 weeks are below:
  • Call 10 potential customers per month and submit report at the end of each month
  • Visit 1 potential customer per 30 days
  • Secure contracts with 6 new customers per year * Obtaining direct freight and overseeing the freight until the freight bill has been paid in full to the company
  • As needed, obtaining freight from outside freight brokers and overseeing the freight until the freight bill has been paid in full to the company
  • Scheduling pickup and delivery appointments as needed
  • Updating freight customers as needed
  • Working with Dispatch to plan loads and manage loads until delivered
  • Working with Dispatch to pre-plan reloads for all trucks
  • Managing any problems including but not limited to OS&Ds, late deliveries and truck/driver problems
  • Helping Dispatch resolve problems
  • Maximizing the efficiency of the operation of all trucks (to include decreasing empty miles and maximizing revenue per mile for all miles traveled)

Preferred experience and qualifications

  • Existing book of customers and not currently under a non-compete agreement
  • At least 5 years of similar experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Lives within 60 minutes of West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma

Benefits Offered: Health, Dental and Vision

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Freight Account Management: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • West Siloam Springs, OK (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)