Carrier Sales Representative

High Energy. High Standards. High Impact.
At K & L Freight Management, we hire the best of the best - visionary thinkers; people continuously looking to reinvent the way they do business and seek out new, creative solutions. Our high-performance team is driven, empowered, innovative and packed with self-starters. We provide our employees with the necessary tools and freedom to build their own career paths and discover success.
As a Carrier Sales Representative, you'll focus on the brokerage side of our business - providing unique carrier solutions to our valued customers' diverse transportation needs. By building strong relationships through exceptional service, you will develop and manage an individual portfolio of premier carries. The key to your success is driving results and profitability through demonstrated initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and strategic thinking.
K & L is committed to your personal success and offers the resources, programs and support needed to make it happen. We care about your professional growth and will help you achieve your goals. We offer a competitive base salary, aggressive compensation program and a comprehensive benefits package. If you're ready to take your career to the next level, come discover why K & L is the best way and a family knit team.
Main Responsibilities:
Develop relationships with new carriers who will provide premier service to our highly-valued customers
Manage relationships within your existing carrier portfolio by providing attractive freight options and market-competitive rates
Drive results by delivering world-class service to our carriers, customers and internal business network
Negotiate competitive rates with carriers through a deep understanding of the market
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree required; or HS Diploma/GED with 3+ years' experience in Sales required
At least 1 year of work experience in a customer service, sales position, or equivalent role required
Experience developing ongoing relationships required
Skills and Competencies
Detail Oriented
Self-motivated and hardworking
Ability to build long term partnerships with people at all levels of a business
Ability to produce and multitask in a fast paced, changing, competitive environment
Strong organizational skills
Ability to communicate effectively using various different methods such as phone, email, messenger, and in person
Ability to remain persistent and positive
An innovative thinker who enjoys learning and solving problems
Enthusiastic, assertive, driven, dynamic, and flexible
Ability to take responsibility for shipments outside normal business hours
Ability to work occasional weekends
Able to exercise independent judgment and discretion to reach viable decisions relative to business operations and carrier procurement
Who We Are:
K&L Freight Management has built it's success and growth on long-term customer partnerships based on trust, integrity, honesty and superior customer service. We invest in our staff by providing quality training, excellent benefits, career development and internal advancement. At K & L, it's our customer service staff and not just our drivers who will go the extra mile for our customers. We specialize in creating customized logistics solutions for our clients, including full truckload, LTL, intermodal, hot shots, air freight, high-value shipping, expedited services and outsourced transportation.
Benefits include:
Base Salary + Commission Opportunity
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
401K w/ employer match
Life Insurance
Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
Fully stocked break room & great, energetic team enviornment! This a perfect place to amp up your career!

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