Careers at Forward Air Corporation
Forward Air has been a leader in the expedited ground transportation industry for 25 years. Our portfolio of services has evolved to meet each customer's unique shipping needs, including expedited linehaul (TL & LTL), pick-up and delivery, intermodal drayage (CST), pool distribution (FAS) and specialized temperature-controlled logistics services (TQI). Forward Air is a publicly traded (NASDQ: FWRD) and highly respected transportation and logistics company with revenues of approximately $1B annually. We are a growth-oriented company that has doubled in size over the past 5 years.
As an industry leader- we are dedicated to finding the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to ouremployees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.
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Area Sales Manager (Transportation)
Department:Forward Air LTLLocation:Fife, WA
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Forward Air Inc. is a publicly traded (NASDQ: FWRD) and highly respected transportation and logistics Company with revenues of approximately $1B annually. We are a growth-oriented company that has doubled in size over the past 5 years. We have an aggressive growth strategy and need great talent to help us achieve our goals. As an industry leader - we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.
Job Description: Area Sales Manager (Transportation)
Domiciled out of our SEA Terminal located in Fife / Tacoma WA.
The Area Sales Manager’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining existing customer account relationships and to develop new customer accounts consistent with the sales and marketing plans of our company. Managing accounts includes, but is not limited to, analyzing account data, keeping a daily log of sales activity, work with operations team to overcome customer hurdles and brainstorm solutions to generate additional revenue, reporting to the Director of Sales, in tandem with the Regional Vice President of Sales. The Area Sales Manager will provide planning for, direction to, and will control available resources associated with meeting customer service metrics and fiscal responsibilities while operating within the company guidelines. The qualified candidate must have previous sales / account management experience with logistics industry experience a positive.
Travel 1 week out of a month. Overnight required.
Core Responsibilities and Duties
Qualifications: Applicants must possess ALL of the following abilities:
We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401K, stock ownership plans, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, vision care plan, paid sick time, paid company holidays, and paid vacations.