DB Schenker, USA

National Account Manager – Humble – USA

Job Overview

Principal Accountabilities

  • New Business Development
  • Planning and Development
  • Identifies and brings forward new business opportunities
  • Establishes a prospecting plan; identifies potential clients using knowledge of the market electronic databases, industry trade associations, trade shows, networking events, and consults other sources of information.
  • Prepare action plans
  • Identifies decision makers at target clients
  • Maintains a good understanding of client business segment and of solutions proposed by the competition.
  • Identifies and analyse customer needs and develop solutions adapted to client expectations
  • Negotiates prices and conditions based on the type of service offering; proposes complementary services.
  • Obtains a service agreement/contract
  • Account Retention
  • Follow-up and portfolio maintenance
  • Maintains regular contact with clients
  • Anticipates evolution of customer demands and translate those into service offerings.
  • Responsible for ongoing, continuous customer relationship development with attendance at industry networking events, and hosting of customer entertainment meetings
  • Collaborates with Schenker’s Business Development and Product Management Teams in developing innovative value propositions and customer solutions
  • Gathers and shares with Schenker staff, verbally or in written form, pertinent market information and data on existing and prospective clients as well as on emerging industry trends and competitor activities

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to pass any federal/state/local government, airport, or company-required background checks, clearances, and/or drug and alcohol tests.

Knowledge & Skills

  • This is an intermediate level position
  • Solid interpersonal and analytical skills required
  • Generally prefer 2-5 years of relevant sales experience preferred
  • Degree in relevant discipline preferred
  • Concrete business examples of sales accomplishments
  • Plans work and measures performance
  • Business Community involvement.
  • Good interpersonal skills required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Microsoft Office & Ability to learn and use other applications


401(k), Dental, Direct Deposit, Holidays, Medical, Vision

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

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DB Schenker, USA

Global Logistics Solutions & Supply Chain Management