Us Xpress Jobs in Chicago – Inside Sales Rep

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Job Description:

The Carrier Sale Rep facilitates the successful movement of loads for our customers by contracting and managing an outsourced network of transportation providers. Track freight to ensure customer requirements are met by the selected transportation provider. Make customer service the top priority by providing customers and carriers with the highest level of service possible.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Stay up-to-date on market information about the supply and demand of capacity in the marketplace to understand market conditions and lane rates.
  • Proactive in growth efforts to source new carrier leads and grow book of business to meet the demands of our customers.
  • Provide world-class customer service through constant communication and support, by monitoring, tracking, and tracing all loads, and by resolving issues for carrier partners and customers.
  • Proactive attitude and strong relationship building skills. Build strong relationships with customers, carriers, drivers, and external/internal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated skill to develop and execute upon overall brokerage strategies. Negotiate rates and secure load coverage while maximizing profitability. Drive the use of U.S. Xpress digital and automated systems. Secure loads via carrier network.

Job Requirements:

  • Manage and grow a network of carriers.
  • Bachelor degree in related field or equivalent experience required. Equivalent years of experience are defined as one year of professional experience for each year of college requested.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to comfortably negotiate and persuade others.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus.
  • A strong sense of urgency in order to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good judgment and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • 1-2 years of Sales, Marketing or Customer Service experience is preferred
  • Experience working in a deadline driven environment preferred

Job Details:

Company:  U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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