Logistics Account Manager (Start Date: Summer 2014)
AFN, LLC 4 reviews - Niles, IL

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Logistics Account Manager - Starting Summer 2014

Launch a Career That Moves You!

At AFN, we provide our clients with world class customer service combined with cost effective, value added logistics solutions. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced organization that is growing raising the bar in logistics. Our ideal employees are high energy self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit for success. At AFN, you’ll have the opportunity to shape your own career and earn big rewards for your hard work.

High Energy. High Standards. High Impact.

Since our employees are our greatest asset, we give them the tools they need to be successful and see their potential growth. As a new team member, you’ll start your career in an intensive three-phase training program. You’ll learn all the different facets of the transportation industry and our organization from different angles, from tracking and tracing shipments to building lasting partnerships with Customers and/or Carriers.

Basic Responsibilities depending on department:
Building strong partnerships with our customers (Shippers and/or Carriers)
Negotiating shipment rates
Tracking and tracing shipments
Researching and sourcing carriers to create long term partnerships
Identifying and understanding the needs of our customers
Understanding the supply and demand of the market
Identifying problems and finding solutions

We have invested in both highly qualified people and the most comprehensive training to create customized transportation solutions to move our customer’s products everyday. Our team is comprised of highly motivated, results driven individuals who like to work hard and reap the rewards. Are you ready to launch your career?

Individual Qualifications

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required; or High School Diploma/GED and at least 3+ years of sales experience
At least 1 year of work experience in a customer service, sales position, or equivalent role required
Experience developing ongoing relationships required

Skills and Competencies :
Detail Oriented
Self-motivated and hard working
Ability to build long term partnerships with people at all levels of a business
Ability to produce and multitask in a fast paced, changing, competitive environment
Strong organizational skills
Ability to communicate effectively using various different methods such as phone, email, messenger, and in person
Ability to remain persistent and positive
An innovative thinker who enjoys learning and solving problems
Enthusiastic, assertive, driven, dynamic, and flexible
Ability to take responsibility for shipments outside normal business hours
Ability to work occasional weekends
Able to exercise independent judgment and discretion to reach viable decisions relative to business operations and carrier procurement

AFN is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/V/D

About this company
4 reviews
Serving motor carriers, manufacturers and retailers since 2003, AFN is a recognized leader in freight brokerage, third party logistics, and...