Logistics Account Executive.

Position Description: As an Account Executive for Bluegrass Logistics Group, you will be responsible for building your own book of business. This entails being the single point of contact for your clients.  We will provide the state of the art technology and operations support.  If you have an entrepreneurial mindset, and crave financial freedom this the job for you.

Department: Sales
Project Location(s): Newport, KY
Education: High School Diploma

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the successful movement of freight from pickup to delivery by negotiating shipping rates, booking and scheduling shipments with carrier partners
  • Solution development by facilitating communication with customers, carriers and other business partners
  • Build and maintain strong customer relationships
  • Prospecting of leads via cold calling and various other methods
  • Developing a sales pipeline to retain and grow accounts
  • Other Duties and responsibilities as required

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • 6 months of logistics or sales experience
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and attitude
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Ability to handle negotiations
  • Portable book of business a plus
  • Ability to work the sales cycle
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

Perks

  • Establish a book of business and then have the option to work remotely
  • No non-compete:  no need to sign an agreement to sit out a year
  • Unsaturated customer market: less than 100 brokers currently on staff
  • Sound financial backing
  • Great credit score – carriers love working with us
  • Experienced support team
  • Accounting handled by corporate
  • Signing bonus after 60 days of service

Bluegrass Logistics Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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