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Updated: 3/13/2013 11:14 am
Epes Logistics Services, Inc is an organization focused on growth and is dedicated to being a leader in transportation logistics. We offer truck load services and transportation management services. In addition, we offer services, which include managing the movement of LTL, truckload, ocean; creating customized management reports, such as freight analysis reports, carrier transit analyses, and detailed invoice reports; managing shipment process, including audits of costs and services.

POSITION SUMMARY - Logistics Account Executive

Southwest Regional Sales Territory reports to Las Vegas Regional Office.
To develop a book of business with both current and new accounts. The LAE will also act as the liaison between The overall responsibility of the Logistics Account Executive for Epes Logistics Services, Inc. is client, carrier, shipper, and receiver while managing the movement of the client’s goods, ensuring that they are picked up, transported and delivered on time to meet or exceed the client’s expectations.

•Telemarket to develop current and new business opportunities for Epes Logistics. Build a portfolio of clients by researching and seeking out prospects via sales calls.
•Develop a target account list that will be subject to continual additions.
•Determine unprofitable or below-market rates within customer rate schedule and propose increases or adjustments as needed.
•Determine and evaluate customer needs, prepare sales presentations, negotiate and formulate rate proposals, provide needed customer service follow-up, and prepare sales correspondence as needed.
•Resolve customer concerns and complaints. Talk with customers by phone on a daily basis, identifying stated needs and developing programs to meet customer expectations.
•Enter into AS400 orders for load pick-ups which will provide accurate customer billing and carrier settlements.
•Coordinate designated carrier-to-customer pick-up with time of pick-up, delivery, and special instructions as directed by the customer.
•Responsible for securing adequate capacity for freight booked.
• Responsible for decisions and implementation of pick-up and delivery to ensure customer requirements are met.
• Responsible for tracking and tracing loads enroute, scheduled for pick-up, and those with delivery status.
•Responsible for tracking affiliate carriers via AS400 for on-time service.
•Responsible for handling complaints concerning billing or service rendered on capacity side.
• Coordinate and monitor performance of affiliate and partner carriers.
• Work with dedicated carriers to ensure commitments are met.
•Adhere to and comply with Federal, State, DOT, OSHA, and Company rules and regulations.
•Demonstrates support to the Epes Carriers, Inc. Quality Management System and its objectives, as applicable.
• Work with the Vice President of Quality to establish and promote a true quality improvement process to include the Quality Management System at the company with the involvement of all personnel.
•Minimum of 2 years of transportation/logistics sales experience.
•Minimum of 2 years of transportation/logistics operations experience.
•Excellent work history with proven track record.
•College degree in marketing, business, transportation or related field.
•Strong computer/PC skills (Excel, Word) including typing.
•Professional, clean, neat appearance.
•Ability to pass drug test.
•Valid driver license with good driving record.
•No convictions of felonies or serious crimes.
•Ability to travel as needed.

Epes Logistics offers excellent benefits including medical, prescription drug, dental and vision insurance. We also offer a competitive 401K with match and paid holidays and time off.

ELSI takes pride in the strong organization we have built. If you want to be a part of our exceptional team please apply today.

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