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Sea Logistics Sales Representative - Philadelphia

  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Logistics
  • Philadelphia

AI generated summary

  • You need a logistics/supply chain background, 2 years of sales/operational experience, knowledge in healthcare/pharmaceuticals, and willingness to travel in Philadelphia area.
  • You will create and implement a sales plan, conduct customer visits and negotiations, input sales activities, demonstrate product expertise, and ensure smooth transitioning of customers to operations.


  • BS or Certificate in Logistics / Supply Chain / International business / Project Management/ Business Management.
  • 2 years field sales, preferably in freight forwarding.
  • 2 years of operational experience.
  • Experience with logistics processes and solutions.
  • Healthcare/pharmaceutical knowledge preferred.
  • Travel required based on engagements with customers.
  • Territory includes Philadelphia, South New Jersey, and Eastern Pennsylvania.


  • Create a Sales Plan and implement that plan to success.
  • Partner with operations to apply specialized knowledge relative to the assigned your department and trade lane (where applicable).
  • Conduct customer visits, calls, presentations, quarterly business reviews, negotiations and contracts.
  • Input and update of sales activities using Client Relationship Management system
  • You will ensure transitioning of customer to operations following customer requirements.
  • Demonstrate expertise on all company products / service offerings and manage the sales of these offerings.
  • You will use all resources at your disposal to ensure success and appropriate customer service while complying with all regulatory requirements.
  • Liaise/Partner with teams on RFQ, pricing and handover preparation.


What are the main responsibilities of a Sea Logistics Sales Representative in Philadelphia?

The main responsibilities include creating a sales plan, developing new Sea Logistics opportunities with small and medium customers, conducting customer visits and presentations, updating sales activities using CRM tools, and ensuring successful transition of customers to operations.

What are the required qualifications for this position?

The qualifications include a BS or Certificate in Logistics/Supply Chain/International Business/Project Management/Business Management, 2 years of field sales experience in freight forwarding, 2 years of operational experience, experience with logistics processes and solutions, and preferably knowledge in healthcare/pharmaceutical industry.

What territories does the Sea Logistics Sales Representative in Philadelphia cover?

The territory includes Philadelphia, South New Jersey, and Eastern Pennsylvania.

What benefits and perks are offered for this position?

The benefits include medical, dental, and retirement packages, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs, and a dynamic global work environment at Kuehne+Nagel.

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

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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.