• Logistics Specialist

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    2018-1180
    Category
    Transportation
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Updike Distribution Logistics provides innovative, cost-effective logistics services across virtually all realms of the supply chain spectrum. We have a unique capability to offer a full array of integrated, in-house logistics solutions, and we have the demonstrated skills to perform. Whether it involves public or contract warehousing, direct-to-store or direct-to-consumer order fulfillment, dedicated or line-haul transportation, and even residential delivery services, you can count on us. You can expect us to execute with a fundamental focus on efficiency and value, utilizing the principles of integrity and responsibility, in all that we do. At the end of the day, we exist to merely be an extension of our customers, and, as your entrusted partner, we stand resolute in achieving total success together.

     

    Our people help make up that success. Our team of extraordinary people has enabled us to grow and expand our reach, year after year, by making the collective, unwavering commitment to exceed the expectations of our customers each and every day. Simply put, our culture is purely one of service excellence.

     

    We are a team of highly motivated, fun, goal-oriented, bright individuals who continuously strive to offer our customers services to help meet their business goals and work toward building long-term partnerships. We need more people who share in that same philosophy. If you do, please continue to read about the awesome opportunity we have to offer another bright, fun, motivated individual.

    Responsibilities

    As a Logistics Specialist, your main responsibility is to aggressively uncover new business by engaging with clients via telephone and email. You will also nurture existing relationships by offering solutions and solving problems for diverse shipping needs.  You will build your own book of business from scratch by calling prospects and closing business. In addition, you will be responsible for the day-to-day account management and operations of your accounts.

     

     

    Our Logistics Specialists stop at nothing to close business, offer solutions and solve problems for our clients’ diverse shipping needs.

     

    General Responsibilities: 

     

    New client/customer generation

     

    Cold calling

     

    Creative lead production

     

    Consulting customers on logistical solutions

     

    Maintenance of customer accounts and territory management

     

    Creative thinking and strategic sales techniques

     

    Collaborate with internal departments to ensure world class customer service on every shipment

     

    Profile and analyze accounts to overcome objections and generate quality opportunities

     

    A successful candidate should be a high energy, forward thinker, with the ability to learn quickly.  They must be able to clearly articulate points using both phone and email, be reliable and professional in

    demeanor, friendly, outgoing, highly efficient and able to multi-task. 

    Qualifications

    You will be successful if you have:

     

    Minimum of 2 years Inside Sales experience required

     

    Ability to proactively prospect for new customers and lead generation

     

    High energy and assertive attitude

     

    Team player, goal driven and fast learner

     

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

     

    Strong multi-tasking ability and ability to operate in a fast paced environment

     

    Punctuality and good attendance

     

    Working knowledge of MS Office programs

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