Logistics Account Job Description

A logistics and operations executive who focuses on building and maintaining relationships with customers, and who provides the analytical and strategic expertise required to bring the company's service offering to life.

An Account Executive will plan, promote, and manage logistics projects, as well as provide innovative solutions to customer problems.

An Account Executive works in support of a Sales Manager, but must demonstrate the ability to cultivate their own customer base.

An Account Executive should have strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to articulate complex concepts to a variety of audiences.

An Account Executive should have strong problem-solving abilities, as well as strong working relationships with those within the organization.

An Account Executive's success will depend on their demonstrated ability to successfully influence.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Logistics Account Executive to join our team. As a Logistics Account Executive, you will be responsible for managing and developing relationships with our logistics partners. You will also be responsible for negotiating rates, contracts, and service levels with our logistics partners.

Logistics Account Duties:

  • Recognize and maintain customer relationships with shipping companies
  • Provide timely and accurate shipments
  • Implement strategies to reduce shipping costs
  • Manage domestic and international distribution
  • Empower team members to achieve company goals
  • Provide leadership and accountability

Logistics Account Responsibilities:

  • Manage sales activities, including generating leads, closing sales, negotiating agreements, and servicing customers
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts with customers and manage shipments, expenditures, and billing
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with customers, contractors, and suppliers
  • Maintain and update SOW, preconstruction documents, and monitor contract obligations with a goal of building relationships with reliable contractors and vendors
  • Receive and fulfill orders through various distribution channels
  • Manage customer relationships and communication
  • Drive efficiencies and effectiveness in logistics operations

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience in tele sales/telemarketing or customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, and organizational skills
  • Ability to articulate a strong value proposition to customers and to colleagues
  • Highly effective in complex corporate environments
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills

At [Company Name], we are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.