Salary Range:$100,000.00 - $120,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the VP Sales for one of the world’s leading logistics companies with 700+ locations in 47 countries. Our client has 80+ years’ experience providing customized logistics solutions combining the latest technology and high-quality service. Their global network offers a multi-mode global forwarding suite of services spanning over 700 locations in 47 countries.

The Account Manager will play a key role in supporting the growth and development of key accounts while providing world-class service. This position will work in collaboration with key clients and internal teams to qualify customer needs resulting in solution recommendations, structural support and change management. Duties include new services’ implementation, SOP development & maintenance, continuous relationship building across client organization, KPI analysis and reporting, monthly and quarterly business reviews and issue resolution and follow up. Continually collaborates with company’s sales and operations teams, other offices and global agents to increase revenues, optimize costs, and maximize profits.

Background Required:
  • Significant experience within the freight forwarding sector (5+ yrs)
  • Large account management
  • Preparation and participation in QBR / RFP / RFQ
  • Multimodal knowledge (air, ocean, import, export, CB, rail, trucking)
  • Broad vertical knowledge (i. e., auto, pharma, manufacturing, semiconductor)
  • Creation & implementation of SOP’s
  • Ability to travel when necessary to visit clients
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Residence: Commutable to Wood Dale, IL
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Freight forwarding operations
  • Advanced Degree –MBA
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to understand, develop and maintain multi-cultural relationships

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.
Practice Director: Linda Marmash
Freight Forwarding Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.129

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