Positon Title

Logistics Account Specialist

Position Summary

The Logistics Account Specialist (LAS) will engage with our operations and sales teams. Your primary responsibility will be to provide a best-in-class customer experience. The LAS is the liaison between the customer, carrier, shipper and consignee with specific oversight of a shipments life cycle in our network. Successful execution in multiple transactions will result in developing new client relationships and the skills required for strategic account management.

Based on our unique market position, traction within targeted market segments and positive economic factors, we expect that our historical organic growth will continue alongside further growth in profitability. A positive and energized approach to changing market dynamics in a fast paced environment will build a foundation for incremental progression with unlimited potential.

Responsibilities

  • Providing customer service and communication, prospecting for new business and customer relationship management
  • Operational support to ensure shipment integrity
  • Direct sales as required
  • Develop Target Accounts and manage the sales funnel
  • Maintain profitable margins
  • Conflict resolution for account retention
  • Process orientation to reduce value outflow
  • Align activity for positive financial results
  • Drive organic growth by leveraging US Freight’s service portfolio
  • Work closely with all stakeholders to enhance the customer experience

Key Selection Criteria

  • Communication skills
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical abilities
  • Business acumen
  • Self-starter
  • Attention to detail
  • Embraces technology
  • Sense of urgency
  • Sense of humor

Critical Competencies For Success

Growth Oriented & Forward Thinking

US Freight enjoys an informal comfortable environment but is focused on a network with significant operational complexities that require a coordination of decisions to delight the customer.

Results Orientated

We compete successfully against significantly larger competitors because of our ability to provide outstanding customer service. Our Team has to demonstrate a high work ethic, passion, empathy and commitment to each other. We compete to win by consistently exceeding our performance metrics across all business functions.

Sales Advocate and Relationship Builder

US Freight is a growth organization. Account acquisition and retention provide the road map to our future.

Operations and Logistics Expertise

Team members must learn and become well-versed in the details of a supply chain solutions provider. We must provide value to our clients and partners through the transfer of knowledge.

Initiative and Planning Capabilities

US Freight has to balance the desire for revenue growth with the impact on profitability. Our priorities, goals, and objectives must be reflected in our behavior to attain milestones and targets by supporting the plan. The LAS must possess the initiative to plan their activities, set priorities, and develop opportunities for growth and margin improvement without being told.

Position Requirements

  • College degree or equivalent business experience
  • Logistics experience a plus
  • Agile learning ability

Position Benefits

US Freight offers above market base salary, commissions, and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and a 401(k). Our office is located in a pleasant environment and is convenient to highways and other amenities.

Apply today to be considered for a role on our team. We look forward to hearing from you.

Company Background

US Freight is a privately owned, rapidly growing Transportation and Third Party Logistics provider, headquartered in Cleveland Ohio. in 2013 we were recognized as the # 1 fastest growth company in Northeast Ohio by Case Western’s Weatherhead School of Business. Since then, our growth has kept us ranked in the top tier of progressive companies acknowledged by local and national organizations.

Our roots are in produce, where we have provided reliable refrigerated transportation for clients with time specific requirements. Our commitment to improve operational standards has propelled us into many industries with greater service offerings and custom supply chain solutions.

As our company’s service capabilities have continued to evolve into new modes and markets, our unwavering commitment to outstanding customer service remains unchanged. Our experienced operational support team provides around the clock transit monitoring and real-time status updates for every shipment in our network.

US Freight is renowned for service reliability in the produce arena, our promise is to continue to grow those core competencies and complimentary services in other industries by providing peace of mind and keeping our customers, Always Moving.

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