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Opportunities for Logistics Sales Executives

Location: Brampton
Company: JD Irving

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The Transportation and Logistics division of JD Irving, Limited is comprised of a dynamic group of unique and successful businesses in the marine, railway and trucking sectors (www.jdirving.com). We are a recognized leader in freight movement and logistics services. We offer a fast-paced and progressive work environment, with exposure to a wide range of operational initiatives and a focus on the future through our business digitization initiatives.
We are growing our businesses, transforming our operations, maximizing our results and energizing our employees through investment and progressive technology that is making a difference. We value people and teamwork, and we seek and develop the very best talent to ensure that WE DELIVER!
Our division is expanding and we are seeking Logistics Sales Executives.
A global provider of third-party logistics, warehousing and distribution, load brokerage, and intermodal marketing, JDI Logistics, offers solutions for the most complex and challenging material movements, utilizing a lean and efficient process model. From singular freight solutions to large supply chain management, JDI Logistics can integrate and manage a wide array of logistics services globally.
Reporting to the General Manager, the Logistics Sales Executive is responsible for generating new business development opportunities within non-asset based Truckload, Less than Truck Load, Intermodal, Air, Ocean and Warehousing service offerings. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the management team to grow new business channels. This opportunity is flexible on location with preference in the Greater Toronto Area and Greater Montreal area.
Responsibilities:


Generate leads through cold calling, networking and referral


Closely manage a balanced sales funnel, executing all steps of the sales process from target to close to continually secure and grow new business


Provide a solution-based sales approach to drive new business across multiple lines of business; LTL, Intermodal, air, ocean & warehousing


Negotiate contracts and rate agreements


Develop, execute and monitor strategic and tactical goals to maximize sales, profit and to ensure sales targets are met or exceeded

Provide ongoing reporting and analysis, including territory trending, sales reports/analysis, CRM reports and trade spending analysis

Requirements:


Post-secondary education in Business or a related field


Multi-modal freight forwarding experience in a sales function is required


Operational experience within the logistics-based transportation industry is an asset


Strong business knowledge of North American transportation modes and customers


Driven self starter able to work within a remote team network


Highly professional presentation and communication skills


Technologically adept and digitally enabled

Possession of a valid drivers' license; must be willing to travel

Please apply online for this Career Opportunity.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more about our products and services, click here.
JDI Logistics is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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Posting Date: Jan 6, 2021

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