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Business Development Manager - Freight Forwarder

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Los Angeles, CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 10, 2019
Job ID
Freight Forwarder Los Angeles

Our client, an established and successful global logistics provider, is hiring an experienced Business Development Manager/Sales Executive. 
The successful individual will increase sales of freight forwarding services to importers and exporters in the West Coast region.

Position Highlights: 
Secure profitable freight forwarding customers shipping between the US and Europe.
Meet targets for volume/revenue/profit as established by the company. 
Respond to requests for quotations, bids and general information.
Understand rate, service, economic, and market conditions and developments. 
Evaluate the competitiveness of the company's pricing and services in the Trans Atlantic trade lane. 
Collaborate with overseas offices to close business, create SOPs, and maintain relationships.  
Work with operations, agents, and other associates to ensure customer satisfaction and retention. 

Knowledge of shippers, industries and commodities in the North America - Trans-Atlantic/European tradelanes. 
Existing relationships with importers and exporters that can be introduced to the company.  
A continuous, refreshed pipeline of opportunities to qualify and develop.  
Ability to forge and maintain relationships with colleagues, clients and overseas agents/partners. 
Understanding of freight forwarding services including ocean, air, import, export, distribution,
warehousing, insurance, Customs brokerage, documentation, trucking, etc. 
Strong and professional organizational, planning, budgeting, computer and communication skills.
Motivated, resourceful and ambitious.

The Company offers:
Full suite of door-to-door global logistics services.
Experienced and supportive company environment and culture.
Opportunities for personal and financial success and growth.
Negotiable salary commensurate with experience.

**To be considered for this position, please apply online at the link below. All submissions will remain confidential.**

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