Expeditors District Sales Executive in Kansas City, Missouri
Expeditors, a Fortune 500 company, provides global logistics solutions that cover all aspects of the supply chain from the planning phases to the final delivery of goods. Our core services include Transportation (Air, Ocean and Trucking), Customs/Compliance, Distribution and Order Management. We offer competitive benefits, which include an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, education reimbursement, healthcare coverage, and much more.
Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors, you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.
17,000 trained professionals
300+ locations worldwide
Globally unified systems
Scope of Position
The focus of the District Sales Executive (DSE) is on achieving results that are aligned with the overall organization and it’s strategic goals. Initiative, coupled with a sense of competitive drive, and the ability to stay focused on results despite changing conditions, are the keys to achieving the performance objectives of the District Sales Executive role at Expeditors.
The DSE orchestrates involvement of multiple people in our Sales process, so that new customer revenue is consistently secured for our district office and Expeditors network. The job environment is flexible, constantly changing, and provides growth opportunity, recognition and reward for the achievement of business results. This position reports to the District Sales Manager.
These are the minimum results expected from a successful District Sales Executive:
Manage an assigned territory and demonstrate extensive knowledge of potential customers and competitors in this area
Timely data entry in our Customer Relationship Management tool
Orchestrate customer / branch relationships and collaborate with regional Product, Service, Geo, and Knowledge Management resources
Participate in the creation of value-added solutions for customer’s logistics needs, including supporting diagrams and cost-benefit calculations
Support the transition of new accounts through customer introductions, information transfer, and securing any necessary customer paperwork. When needed, support AR (accounts receivable) collection.
Attend training & development sessions to continue developing selling skills and updating Expeditors Product and Service knowledge
Involvement in local trade groups, as directed by the District Sales Manager
Take on additional assignments as required, supporting company needs
Desired Skill-Sets and Characteristics
The ability to meet with customers off-site on a regular basis
Oral and written proficiency in the English language
Strong problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work productively both individually and in a team environment
Sense of urgency for goal achievement
Self-motivated with ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
Comfortable with regular data entry on a laptop computer
Strong rapport and relationship-building focused
Empowered to make quick decisions in response to changing conditions
Extroverted, confident, enthusiastic and persuasive
Influences others to action
Timeliness and accountability for results
Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Training and Personnel Development Program
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All applicants subject to background check.
Keywords: Logistics, Global Suppy Chain, sales, account manager