Global Account Manager

XPO Logistics   •  

Montgomery, AL

Industry: Manufacturing

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 40 days ago

This job is no longer available.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), life insurance, disability and more.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Visit customer sites to maintain current business relationships and establish new ones
  • Manage customer accounts to retain existing relationships and grow share of business
  • Take client orders, secure quotes, and update client shipment status during in-person meetings
  • Work with vendors to secure costs, confirm documents and receive status updates on shipments
  • Track shipments online, advise customers of service issues and call vendors for delivery status
  • Schedule shipments, send documents to appropriate parties and confirm pickups

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years of experience in transportation or logistics
  • Basic knowledge user of Windows applications and Microsoft Office Suite (Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 7 or more years of transportation or logistics experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and proven ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment