Sales Representative- Chicago IL

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $40,000 - $55,000 per year
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Sales Representative- Chicago IL

Our client, a freight broker for top tier customers and trucking companies, is looking for a motivated and energetic sales rep for their Chicago office location in the River North area.

The Sales Reps ensure carrier compliance and manage booked loads through an outsourced network of transportation provider partners. Sales Reps work with Coordinators to track freight ensuring customer requirements are met.

Job Fit: Strong leadership skills, ability to grow sales team - they hit a stalemate of growth and are looking for someone to help grow numbers through productivity. Looking for strong CSR experience in the beverage industry.
Culture Fit: Modern, open floor plan space, music playing, dart boards, have fun but work hard environment.
Willing to train a bit but someone who is motivated to work hard and will be accessible to customers at all times. Looking for people who are driven/motivated by money and earning potential.

Responsibilities:
Procure carrier services, negotiate rate structure & book freight cost effectively
Build carrier relationships via phone, posting services (DAT, Internet Truckstop, etc.) and any other methods needed
Source and negotiate with carrier base to move available loads (truckloads, flatbed, intermodal, etc.)
Manage lanes and quote new lanes when requested
Maintain communication with customers regarding changes in pickup and delivery schedules, and/or service failures
Negotiate and manage contracts, terms and renewals
Resolve escalated customer issues, leads or inquiries
Properly document orders in system & adhere to performance metrics
Develop and execute carrier RFPs

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Experience with McLeod or TMS, Excel, Tableau (or PowerBroker, Carrier 411) is a plus
Bi-lingual or multi-lingual experience valued

Qualifications:
Medical, dental, life, and 401k with generous company contribution
Paid Time Off
Opportunities for growth and advancement

Qualified applicants only!

Recruiter: Amanda Cozzi
Email: amanda.cozzi@randstadusa.com

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