Logistics Account Representative

Propak, Inc.
 Nashville, TN

Req Number: 3257

Propak Logistics

Logistics Account Representative

The Logistics Account Representative is responsible for executing freight and delivering a best-in-class customer experience for key accounts. They develop deep customer relationships and actively advise clients on strategies or new offerings to generate profitable growth. As a subject-matter expert on the daily operations and needs of assigned accounts, they source, price, and execute all freight opportunities for those accounts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Develop and maintain strong customer and carrier relationships.
  • Be knowledgeable of all current service offerings and be able to communicate them to existing customers.
  • Participate in bid opportunities, both tactical and strategic (RFP process).
  • Negotiate pricing with both customers and carriers to generate profitable business opportunities.
  • Execute all daily freight opportunities for assigned accounts or territories.
  • Utilize market intelligence tools to advise clients and meet their daily transportation needs.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and execute shipments in Transportation Management System.
  • Track and trace shipments to ensure on-time pickup and delivery.
  • Proactively communicate and solve service issues to internal and external stakeholders.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

  • Communication, Written/Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word and in writing.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures. Customers include divisions within Propak as well as external customers.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Initiative - Ability of the individual to act and take steps to resolve an issue.
  • Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Sales Ability - Ability to use appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of a product, service, or idea.

(615) 988-4500

Nashville Freight Brokerage

Education: Associate's Degree (2-year college or technical school): Required,

Bachelor's Degree (4-year college or technical school) Preferred; Field of Study: Transportation, Logistics, Business

Experience: 1-3 years of experience in Customer Service, 3PL Sales, Operations, Account Management, or related field

Computer Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

Propak Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request, by contacting Hiring@Propak.com . The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Propak fosters a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen.

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