Logistics Account Manager – Lombard – USA

What will you enjoy doing

  • Develop business with clients, accept/decline to negotiate pricing, rate competitiveness and assess service regularly.
  • Monitor and assess customer portfolio, continually strengthening relationships with existing customers, and finding and developing new customers.
  • Leverage brokerage pricing techniques and tools, and market awareness and knowledge to effectively secure business while building a customer portfolio.
  • Able to assess risk and guard against unforeseen risk to the company and recommend solutions and counsel others.
  • Ability & willingness to support carrier management duties as needed by the business.
  • Responsible for attaining monthly individual goals which lead to meeting or exceeding branch AOP.

What you need to succeed

Qualifications, experience, skills, attributes
  • BA in Business Management, Logistics or like discipline, or combination of education and logistics expertise, or customer service/sales experience.
  • Experience in supply chain, logistics, transportation, or like experience.
  • Advanced communication (written and verbal), organizational, and problem solving skills.
Preferred skills
  • Proficient in negotiating, sales or broker experience.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to continuously improve results.
  • Ability to promote a culture of trust and safety.

Working conditions

  • This position will be required to work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, and, with or without reasonable accommodation is required to:
  •  Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently operate a computer for extended periods of time and regularly operate other office productivity machines.
  • Occasionally ascend/descend stairs and move up to 20 pounds of office objects.
  • Frequently communicate with peers, supervisors, third parties, and other employees to exchange accurate information and answer questions.
  • Occasionally attend meetings in buildings outside corporate office and at off-site locations with various internal conditions, and requiring travel in various external conditions.

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DB Schenker, USA

Global Logistics Solutions & Supply Chain Management