Develop sales prospects within local region, cold call new prospects when needed and interact with current customers to retain business; propose business sales strategies with timelines and goals to executives and upper management.
Maintain regular contact with existing freight carriers and monitor operational dashboards to manage day to day shipping schedule and ensure that freight loads are moving as scheduled. Pro-actively alert key stakeholders of any delays and/or potential delays identified by missing key milestones.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the qualifications, knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge and understanding using a "pull" continuous replenishment system with distributors/customers in order to increase frequency, speed, and quality of deliveries, implementing a "Cross Docking Distribution System" to significantly reduce warehousing costs and speed inventory turns.