Logistics Sales Manager

  • Job Reference: SWR4091
  • Date Posted: 21 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Customer Service, Management and Executive Positions, Sales, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Customer Service Coordinator- Do you have strong communication skills, excellent problem-solving skills, and knowledge of logistics? 

If so, they have an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Logistics Sales Manager on a permanent basis in their office in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Why them?

They have been a trusted supply chain partner for businesses across the world for over 180 years. They are a global freight forwarder with diverse local knowledge and expertise that matches the demand of today’s shipping industry. 

Fantastic company benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary: depending on experience 
  • Holiday: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing after 10- and 15-years’ service.
  • Pension: company pension scheme available.
  • Employee extras such as: Cycle to work scheme, Electric Vehicle scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Bonus Payment, Hybrid working, Life Assurance, and eye care vouchers.

About the role:

You will be responsible for promoting and selling the company’s services, as well as being the face of the company to customers! Therefore, you will need to exhibit excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills and have extensive experience in business development sales. In this role, you will play a vital role in generating revenue and achieving sales targets established by the company.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Identify potential clients through market research, networking and lead generation
  • Initiate contact with prospective clients via phone calls, emails and meetings
  • Conduct assessments of clients’ logistics requirements and present logistics solutions to clients
  • Prepare pricing quotes and proposals with accuracy
  • Negotiate to secure service agreements and close sales deals
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships and collaborate with transportation providers
  • Accurately complete all essential paperwork and maintain detailed records in the CRM system
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and regulations

About you:

Ideally you will understand logistics and supply chain processes. You will have effective communication and customer service skills. Be proactive and have a results-oriented approach.

You will have exceptional organisational and time management skills. Knowledge of shipping regulations and international trade practices are desirable along with having a strong industry network. Attention to detail and ability to problem-solve. Adaptability and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. It is also essential to have the ability to travel.

We would love to hear why you are motivated to apply and how do your skills/experience make you suitable for this role? Please do let us know along with forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Additional keywords: logistics, shipping, import, export, customer service, sales, manager, logistics, shipping coordinator, supply chain, transportation, order processing, shipment tracking, warehouse operations, customs clearance, vendor coordination, business development

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