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Sea Logistics Sales Representative - Kansas City

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  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Logistics
  • Kansas City
    Remote

Requirements

  • Minimum 2+ years field sales in freight forwarding specifically within sea or air logistics (preferred).
  • Experience with logistics processes and solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Build relationships with customers by meeting with them to discuss their needs and expectations. Work with the Customer Care team to ensure all customer inquiries are promptly addressed.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the Sea Logistics organization to share knowledge and best practices. Stay up-to-date on market trends and developments, in the Transpacific Eastbound market.
  • Comply with all Kuehne+Nagel procedures, including those related to ethics, compliance, and safety.
  • Be willing to take on additional responsibilities to support goals.
  • Develop a comprehensive sales plan that aligns with our organizational goals
  • Build relationships with customers through face-to-face meetings, phone calls, and presentations. Negotiate and close deals to grow revenue. Manage the sales process from start to finish using a CRM system.
  • Be knowledgeable about all company products and services. It is imperative that you learn to sell these products and services to customers.
  • Use all available resources to achieve sales goals. Provide excellent customer service that exceeds customer expectations.
  • Comply with all applicable regulations.
  • Work with other teams to gather information, negotiate pricing, and prepare for the handover of shipments to operations.
  • Up to 20% local travel as required to attend customer meetings and engagements.

FAQs

What are the key responsibilities of a Sea Logistics Sales Representative in Kansas City?

Key responsibilities include building relationships with customers, collaborating with colleagues, staying up-to-date on market trends, complying with company procedures, developing a comprehensive sales plan, negotiating deals, managing the sales process, providing excellent customer service, and working with other teams to ensure successful handover of shipments.

What skills and experiences are required for this position?

A minimum of 2+ years of field sales experience in freight forwarding, specifically within sea or air logistics, is preferred. Candidates should also have experience with logistics processes and solutions.

What are some reasons to join Kuehne+Nagel as a Sea Logistics Sales Representative in Kansas City?

Working in logistics offers stability and international career growth. The company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, training programs, and a global work environment.

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.