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|Position:||Transportation Sales Representative (Summer 2013 Start) - Chicago Central|
|Company:||CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc.|
|Job Location(s):||Chicago, IL|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Starting Salary Range:|
|Required Education:||Bachelor's Degree|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Sales - Inside|
At C.H. Robinson our roots run deep. In 1905, Charles Henry Robinson started a small produce brokerage that developed the traditions and standards of service that shaped the Fortune 500 Company we are today. As a global provider of multimodal transportation and produce services, we are headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN and operate through a network of more than 10,500 employees with offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and the Middle East. We are the largest third party logistics (3PL) company in North America, and our services extend to more than 42,000 customers globally, ranging from other Fortune 500 companies to small businesses in a variety of industries.
Our people are our greatest asset and create a unique corporate culture that has built strong relationships with customers around the world. They execute our tradition of service on a daily basis and take pride in sustaining our dynamic leadership in the transportation logistics industry. You'll feel the energy the moment you step into one of our branches. That energy is what inspires us to find motivated individuals to join us in our quest to find solutions, develop innovative technology, and provide exceptional service to our customers.
As a Transportation Sales Representative you are empowered to make business decisions that greatly affect your career as well as the bottom line. This entry-level role starts with an industry leading eight-week experiential training program in which you will gain hands-on logistics experience and sales knowledge. During training, you will also rotate through the various sales branches, getting exposure to existing clients and a variety of sales teams.
In your sales branch, you will work within a sales team managing existing accounts while developing your own sales portfolio. You will be responsible for the growth and success of your client relationships, management of business decisions and the operational execution of the business. As a Transportation Sales Representative there are exciting sales opportunities available to you in any industry and any domestic or global region, the possibilities are endless!
- Build and maintain client relationships
- Prospect new sales opportunities
- Manage daily operations
- Achieve sales, revenue, and profit goals
- Devise and execute tailored solutions to increase customer efficiency and maximize profitability throughout the supply chain
- Proactively monitor and address customer service issues while providing solutions in a timely manner
- Bachelor's degree
- Driven, enthusiastic and highly motivated
- Strong communication and presentation skills
- Ability to work in a team environment while also delivering independent results
- Strong ability to persuade, motivate and influence others
- Ability to prioritize, multitask and manage time effectively
- Excellent systems knowledge: MS Office and internet
We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance, life insurance, 401K with company match, profit sharing, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and the opportunity to prosper in a growing Fortune 500 company.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer