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National Sea Logistics Trade Lane Specialist - Italy & Spain

  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid & Senior Level
  • Logistics
  • Atlanta

AI generated summary

  • You need 4+ years of supply chain/freight forwarding experience with trade lane expertise, sea logistics sales experience, a proven ability to identify and close customers, international relationship building skills, and willingness to travel 40% of the time.
  • You will be the go-to expert for the Italy & Spain trade lane, collaborating with global team members, developing business intelligence, onboarding new customers, identifying target customers, creating client sales strategies, and meeting sales goals.

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience in supply chain/freight forwarding with trade lane experience
  • Sea Logistics sales experience
  • Experience identifying and closing customers with current book of business
  • Experience working across multiple cultures and building relationships internationally
  • Availability for travel 40% of the time.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with team members globally to develop business intelligence for sales opportunities
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert for the Italy & Spain trade lane for external customers and internal partners
  • Work with Operations and Customer Solutions to ensure new customer onboarding runs smoothly
  • Identify prospective target customers using the data in the customer relationship management system, and internal sales leads
  • Develop client sales strategies with Kuehne+Nagel marketing materials
  • Meet sales goals, provide sales pipelines, and keep management up to date on market conditions

FAQs

What is the primary focus of this position as a National Sea Logistics Trade Lane Specialist for Italy & Spain?

The primary focus of this position is to identify opportunities and devise strategies to secure contracts with area companies seeking freight forwarding solutions.

Who will the National Sea Logistics Trade Lane Specialist report to?

The National Sea Logistics Trade Lane Specialist will report directly to the Director, Sea Logistics Development.

What is the travel requirement for this position?

The travel requirement for this position is 40% of the time.

What are some of the key responsibilities of the National Sea Logistics Trade Lane Specialist?

Some key responsibilities include collaborating with team members globally to develop business intelligence, being a Subject Matter Expert for the Italy & Spain trade lane, working with Operations and Customer Solutions for new customer onboarding, identifying prospective target customers, developing client sales strategies, and meeting sales goals.

What are some of the required skills and experiences for this position?

Some required skills and experiences include 4+ years of supply chain/freight forwarding experience with trade lane experience, Sea Logistics sales experience, identifying and closing customers with current book of business, working across multiple cultures and building international relationships, and availability for travel 40% of the time.

We shape the world of logistics by connecting people and goods through innovative and sustainable logistics solutions.

Transportation
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1890
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Kuehne + Nagel, a global logistics company with a significant presence in the UK, specialises in providing end-to-end logistics and supply chain solutions. Their core services encompass transportation, logistics, and supply chain management, offering tailored solutions for businesses across various industries. The ultimate mission of Kuehne + Nagel is to facilitate seamless global trade and commerce by optimising and enhancing the efficiency of supply chains. The company's purpose is to act as a strategic partner for its clients, delivering reliable and innovative logistics solutions that enable businesses to connect with markets, optimise distribution networks, and achieve operational excellence.