Baton Rouge/New Orleans-remote

Salary Range:$65,000.00 - $100,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Operations Manager of a leading provider of specialized transportation that offer construction, equipment, flatbed, heavy haul, and hot shot transportation services in the Gulf Coast region.
The Transportation Sales Representative is responsible for increasing revenue through targeted sales and customer relationship efforts. Candidate must establish and maintain direct relationships and promote company transportation solutions to new customers in a wide array of market sectors, as well as nurture existing accounts. Responsible for professionally representing the company always, contacting clients on a very regular basis to maintain existing business and offer company services for new business, providing RFQ’s and closing new business that services the customer’s needs and meets profitability and company quality standards.

Background Required:
  • Transportation Sales (Asset/Brokerage) in the Heavy Haul / Over-Dimensional / Flatbed space (min 3 yrs.)
  • Customer / vendor contacts & relationships within the target space (Industrial, Construction, Chemical/Liquid Tanker, Plant work).
  • Ability to identify profitable business opportunities
  • Strong Pricing Knowledge
  • Effective selling techniques via phone and electronic communication
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Location: Baton Rouge, LA / New Orleans, LA region (remote)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Strong geographical knowledge (of competition, shippers/receivers, economic trends)
  • Customer Database experience; (ie: ACT, Goldmine, ZoomInfo)
  • Industry Related Software (TMW, McLeod)
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels of organization
  • Relationship builder
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills
  • Team player

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.
Managing Director: Larry Wainscott
Specialized Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.125

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