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Position Posted On:
1/23/2013
Employer:
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Address:
14701 Charlson Road
Eden Prairie, MN  55372
Website:
http://www.chrobinson.com/careers
Job Title:
Transportation Sales Representative
Job Type:
Business
Schedule:
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
40-45
Position Start Date:
Contact us for more information
Pay Rate:
Variable based on experience
How To Apply:
Apply online at www.chrobinson.com/careers.
Contact Name:
Samantha DeVries  
Email:
samantha.devries@chrobinson.com
Phone:
952-683-3564
Fax:
Job Description:
Position Description If you want to be part of an integral and progressive industry, consider an ENTRY-LEVEL position on our Transportation Sales Team. You will first become a transportation and logistics expert. This means learning the ins-and-outs of the industry from the experts, your team members. Armed with the ability to help businesses of all sizes to improve the efficiency and cost of transportation, you'll be securing new business and helping existing clients expand the use of our services. But there's more to this job than selling - much more. You'll be making it happen too! Using our extensive base of carrier services you will put together a plan for each client. This requires figuring out the best way to solve your clients’ tough supply chain problems and then negotiating the best deals with one of over 35,000 carriers under contract with CHRW. You will then implement your solution, and handle the day-to-day challenges that are presented in the transportation industry. Responsibilities - Generate business leads - Provide rate quotes to customers for services - Recommend changes to current customers regarding their transportation needs - Prepare sales contacts for new accounts - Manage logistic information systems - Manage shipper and carrier relationships - Negotiate rates - Source carriers Benefits We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance, life insurance, 401K with company match, profit sharing, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and the opportunity to prosper in a growing Fortune 500 company. Equal Opportunity Employer C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
Job Qualifications:
Required Qualifications - Bachelors degree or equivalent industry experience - Effective communication skills - Strong customer service skills - Attention to detail and accuracy - Ability to multi-task - Team oriented - Decision making skills - Problem solving and analytical skills - Growth and sales oriented