Logistics Account Manager

Website scotlynngroup Scotlynn Commodities Inc.

The Logistics Account Manager position is for aspiring sales professionals. As a leading logistics firm, Scotlynn Commodities is devoted to building our business with our sales efforts. We are looking for people that have a drive to succeed in sales. Logistics Account Managers will be provided with all the training, tools, and opportunities to grow professionally. You begin as an Account Manager Trainee and learn all aspects of the industry. This training will help you develop skills to separate you from the competition. As you become more knowledgeable and confident, you will begin to pursue clients and successfully manage the movement of their freight. You will then handle every aspect of your own account and build your book of business to a level that will allow you to advance to the next level of management.

Tasks Performed:

  • Build a portfolio of clients by actively researching and seeking out prospects via sales calls
  • Act as the liaison between the client, carrier, shipper, and receiver
  • Develop solid relationships with clients by providing them with excellent customer service
  • Negotiate fair rates with both your clients and carriers
  • Manage the movement of the client’s goods, ensuring that they are picked up and delivered on time to the client’s satisfaction
  • Locate carriers for negotiated loads
  • Communicate daily with carriers
  • Accurately enter and maintain up-to-date information in our Scotlynn Commodities-created database system
  • Work quickly and effectively to resolve problems that may develop on a freight shipment

Other Qualifications:

  • Be open minded about learning new sales techniques and strategy
  • Persistent and aggressive and don’t take “no” for an answer
  • Strong work ethic and a fast learner
  • Effective negotiation skills and knowledge of the art of persuasion
  • Have the ability to be self-motivated and self-directed with excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and you must have the ability to multi-task

To apply for this job email your details to can.hiring@scotlynn.com