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Logistics Sales Representative

Logistics Sales Representative

Job Description

Opportunity with Cowan Logistics, a division of Cowan Systems, LLC

What we are seeking:

Highly energetic, self-motivated, and outgoing individuals who thrive in a competitive environment and are motivated by high earning potential! If this just described you, this could be your perfect opportunity! Cowan Logistics, a division of Cowan Systems, is expanding our logistics division in Baltimore and we are seeking professionals who would be interested in joining our business development team. This is a national inside sales role that provides the ability to develop a book of business for our logistics division.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive training program
  • Room for growth and development
  • Competitive compensation structure - Base of $35K + commission & bonuses
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Disability plans
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Vacation/Holiday PTO
  • Work hard/play hard culture and environment

About the position:

Logistics Sales Representatives develop and maintain client relationships by developing effective ways to transport customers’ freight utilizing Cowan Logistics’ services. This role serves in a sales capacity and communicates with both customer and carrier contacts. Responsible for building and maintaining customer relationships, assessing client specific needs, promoting and selling Cowan services, and maintaining sales goals and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and prospective clients
  • Cultivate new sales leads to establish business
  • Sell and negotiate Cowan Logistics’ services
  • Responsible for securing and maintaining new business
  • Provide quotes for current and prospective clients
  • Ability to make phone calls and spend in excess of four hours on the telephone every day
  • Update and maintain Logistics Management System
  • Perform analytical and logistics planning
  • Proactively identify problems and implement effective solutions
  • Provide follow-up customer satisfaction with clients as needed
  • Achieve individual, team, and company goals
  • Work closely with Logistics Managers to ensure customer freight is being moved efficiently

Job Requirements

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team

  • Extremely organized and detail oriented

  • Must possess a strong work ethic

  • Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to negotiate rates, sell services, and build professional relationships via telephone and email

  • Strong communication (both verbal and written), problem solving, and decision making skills

  • Bachelors or Associates Degree preferred



About Cowan Systems:
Cowan Systems has a strong foundation in the transportation industry, and provides all services a shipper could require. We have a network of intermodal locations, a large fleet consisting of 1,600 power units and 4,000 trailers, a full service logistics division, and warehouses that fulfill distribution needs. Cowan has been identified as the largest Motor Carrier in the state of Maryland, a top 40 Truckload Carrier in the United States, and landed a spot on Transport Topics Top 50 Logistics Companies in 2013.
If you are interested in being considered as a candidate for this opportunity, please send a copy of your resume to Cherilyn Sturgill, Corporate Recruiter, at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] today!

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Sales, Distribution - Shipping, Strategy - Planning
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 909844
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