Sales Director, Bulk Commodities, Intermodal, Tanker

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL

11 - 15 years experience  •  Transportation Services

$100K - $200K
Posted on 12/06/17 by SearchLogix Group
Confidential Company
Chicago, IL
11 - 15 years experience
Transportation Services
$100K - $200K
Posted on 12/06/17 SearchLogix Group

Posting Number: 191567    

Job Title: Sales Director, Bulk Commodities, Intermodal, Tanker

Location: Chicago, Upper Midwest, USA

Willing to Relocate: No

Compensation: $100K base + Commission

Education Requirements: BS/BA



Our Company’s deep expertise, leading technology and extensive network provides clients with best in class logistics solutions.

Organizations with diverse and complex transportation needs rely on our Company’s innovative technologies to deliver thorough, high value logistics strategies. Our clients benefit from expert tailored solutions across multiple transportation modes, backed by the power of our over $2B freight network.

We are looking for an Experienced Sales Leader to join our team!



Job Specifics:


Sell and provide solutions within Bulk Commodities, Intermodal & Tank Truck services and solutions


Successfully penetrate new accounts


Manage and develop new business from existing account base


Meet assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives


Build and maintain executive level relationships with strategic clients to create win-win solutions in a consultative manner


Specify critical resource needs from prospective clients required to meet business objectives


Cross Selling - Ability to identify opportunities for other Business Solutions and coordinate sales efforts to secure additional business


Maintain high customer satisfaction ratings


Design, present and execute a sales strategy plan, including milestones to implement identified sales strategies. Continuously track plans and milestones


Maintain regular contact with BU leaders to coordinate target accounts

Work with Global Solutions, Sales, BU Leaders, Client Services, Procurement, Operations, and IT teams to deliver world class solutions to client’s opportunities


Actively negotiate with key stakeholders and functional counterparts to obtain required approvals and resources



The Ideal Candidate:  

10+ years’ relevant salesexperience in supply chain, transportation and logistics solutions


5+  years’ experience proven major account salesexperience in bulk truck and chemical tank services

Clear understanding of TMS and supply chain technology


Knowledge of logistics/supply chain/IT terminology, vendors, and suppliers


Expert knowledge of sales cycle, from initial prospecting through closing

Ability to prepare pricing and financial proposals for existing accounts and for new business opportunities

Basic understanding of contract negotiations with both clients and legal counsel

BA/BS Degree in technical field

Strong relationship management skills, with proven results in generating business growth

Knowledge of, PowerPoint, Excel and otherMS Office products, a must

Ability to travel up to 60% required

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