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Carrier Sales Representative

Apply Job ID 18560 Date posted Jan. 13, 2021 Location Naperville, Illinois Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

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As a Quad business, QuadExpress is responsible for moving billions of pounds of time-sensitive freight annually - by road, rail, air and sea. As a trusted partner, utilizing technology to develop custom transportation solutions.

QuadExpress (a wholly owned subsidiary of Quad) is seeking Carrier Sales Representatives for the Naperville, IL location. The ideal candidates will be energetic and self-motivated with the competencies typical of successful sales professionals with responsibilities to marry a customer’s freight to a carrier’s capacity in our Truckload shipping market.

Responsibilities:

  • Source and procure carrier services to ensure timely delivery of customer freight
  • Ability to build and promote ongoing carrier relationships without relying solely on load boards
  • Negotiate rates on a spot or transactional basis with carriers. Ability to manage pricing negotiations and obstacles with carriers
  • Establish internal relationships with customer sales to expand your book of business
  • Take a proactive approach in learning the pricing and capacity fluctuations in the truckload shipping market.


Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 1-2 years work experience within Truckload Freight Brokerage preferred, but not required
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making ability
  • Must be a driven, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual
  • Drive for results
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Quick learner who is successful at multi-tasking
  • Must be a team player
  • Some weekend or after-hours work may occasionally be necessary to take care of client’s needs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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Additional Company Information 

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

QuadExpress and Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. QuadExpress and Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. QuadExpress and Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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