Logistics Consultant - SALES | Chattanooga, TN

· Chattanooga, Tennessee
Employment Type Full-Time

Axle Logistics is looking to hire a highly motivated full-time Logistics Consultant. Do you have an aptitude for sales and a desire to get into the essential supply chain industry? Are you looking for more than a job? Do you want to work in an energetic, addicting, inspiring, meaningful, rewarding, and fun environment for a growing Inc. 5000 organization where hard work truly pays off? If so, please read on!


This Logistics Consultant position earns a competitive base salary plus commission. We also offer generous benefits and perks, including medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacations, a free week of vacation for getting married or having a baby, life insurance, a company cell phone, free in-office beverages, a free lunch every Friday, a casual dress code, company-wide events, and massive opportunities for advancement. If this sounds like the right opportunity to leverage your customer service and sales skills to get started on a career in supply chain consultations, apply today!


ABOUT AXLE LOGISTICS

We are a non-asset based, third-party logistics (3PL) company with a focus on providing safe and reliable advanced truckload, LTL, intermodal, and warehousing transportation services to a wide variety of customers throughout the continental U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Our company was built with the overall vision of bringing a sense of comfort and convenience to an industry often filled with inefficiencies. We accomplish this by applying a unique overall philosophy to supply chain logistics management that includes providing specialized customer service. Our primary function is to arrange for freight transportation and meet the deadlines given to us by our partners. We expect our trained logistics consultants to deliver this with the highest level of service possible while treating everyone with respect and kindness. We've found that honesty and open communication enables our partners to trust us implicitly, giving all of us the confidence needed to better handle unexpected situations.

Throw out any preconceived notions you may have about working for a logistics company. We have an entrepreneurial work environment in which employees are entrusted with massive responsibility and the ability to control their own success and compensation within their personal book of business and teams that they manage. We focus heavily on fostering optimism among our people. We maintain a family environment where we work as a team, benefit each other, and embrace the "work hard, play hard" mentality. We care about our employees, and we're not afraid to show it. It's incredibly important to us that our employees are active, healthy, and happy.


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A LOGISTICS CONSULTANT

As a Logistics Consultant, you are involved in sales, customer service, and the management of your customer's freight needs. You collaborate with carrier partners and shippers alike, overseeing the full lifecycle of every shipment in your given book of business. By providing first in class customer service, you develop long-term relationships with customers. You manage the movement of your clients' goods, ensuring that they are picked up, transported safely, and delivered on time according to the clients' expectations. You function as the liaison between clients, carriers, shippers, and receivers.


In order to maintain market competitive pricing, you conduct contract negotiations. You collaborate with team members on pricing strategies and problem-solving. To build a portfolio of clients, you perform a high volume of "cold-calling." Staying up to date on market conditions and technology through internal and external training is an essential component to your success. You feel great about helping other companies find success through the management of their supply chain. And, seeing your efforts pay off in your paycheck gives you a great sense of accomplishment!


QUALIFICATIONS FOR A LOGISTICS CONSULTANT

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Phone and email skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to meet with customers and potential customers
  • Customer service skills
  • Sales-driven

One year of prior sales experience is preferred but multiple factors will be taken into consideration. Operational experience within the 3PL/logistics field would be a plus! Are you outgoing and ambitious? Do you have a success-driven mindset? Do you have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal? Can you effectively prioritize multiple tasks? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment? Are you a quick thinker? If so, you might just be perfect for this Logistics Consultant position!


READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this supply chain job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

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  • Location
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time