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Sales Manager, International Transportation/Logistics in Erlanger at DSV

Date Posted: 7/22/2018

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DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

Location: Erlanger, KY
Job Posting Title: Sales Manager 

Job Description

If you are looking to build a career with a true global 3PL, collaborating with some of the best and brightest professionals in the transportation and logistics industry, DSV Air & Sea may have the opportunity for you. For more information about DSV, please visit www.dsv.com.

DSV Air and Sea, Inc. is currently seeking a Sales Manager (International Transportation / Logistics) to join our team of international freight forwarders. As a Sales Manager with DSV, you will be working in a contemporary and diverse office environment.

Job Responsibilities

As a Sales Manager (International Transportation / Logistics) with DSV, you will be responsible for actively selling the products offered by DSV Air & Sea to both potential and existing clients.

Responsibilities as a Sales Manager (International Transportation / Logistics) include:

  • Have a fundamental understanding of the processes and documentation requirements involved in international shipping
  • Have a strong general market knowledge
  • Build and manage relationships with potential and existing clients
  • Produce and present sales proposals
  • Conduct competitive analysis of competitor’s offerings and strategies
  • Maintain awareness of competitive environment
  • Maintain constant awareness of product offerings and developments
  • Daily problem resolution
  • Daily communication with customers, vendors and overseas offices
  • Generate sustainable profitability and identify opportunities for margin enhancement by negotiating and setting pricing strategy
  • Communicate and implement strategy with customers
  • Create and develop strategies and plans for effectively managing accounts

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has excellent written and verbal communication skills, is well organized, and able to multitask in a high paced environment.

Additional requirements as a Sales Manager (International Transportation / Logistics) include:

  • Willingness to travel to meet with clients
  • Minimum 2 years sales experience
  • Driven, enthusiastic and highly motivated to succeed
  • Attention to detail, sense of urgency and excellent organizational abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, while delivering independent results
  • Strong ability to persuade, motivate and influence others
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Systems knowledge: MS Office, internet & Salesforce

Benefits

At DSV, we offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including:

  • 2 weeks paid vacation accrued during the first year, 3 weeks during your second year
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for employees and dependents
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Group life insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Commission plan
  • Car allowance

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


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