Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/28/2019
Job Category:
Transportation
Industry:
Transportation & Freight
Compensation:
32,000 base + commission
Logistics Solutions Consultant
(This job is no longer available)
Zipline Logistics | Grandview Heights, OH
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Job Description

When asked to describe Zipline Logistics with one word, current employees said: Uplifting, Loyal, Supportive, Dynamic, Unified, Exciting, Opportunity, and Home.
 

Does this sound like a culture you’d like to be a part of?

Zipline Logistics offers a fun and fast-paced environment and is currently searching for driven individuals to join our team.

No previous logistics experience is required, but is welcome. All new hires undergo a comprehensive training program. Upon completion of training, new hires evolve into a commissioned sales and client account management role. Based on skills and interests expressed during this time, employees can specialize as solution consultants for client or carrier partners.

All solutions consultants play a critical role in upholding Zipline Logistics’ values of Integrity, Communication, Partnership, Accountability, and Education/Experience. Employees are expected to deliver high-levels of service, grow customer and carrier relationships, and participate in efforts to grow current and new business.


Success Profile

A successful candidate is one who…

  • Thrives in a role where multi-tasking and problem-solving are the daily norm
  • Is resourceful, proactive, and accountable
  • Is customer-service oriented
  • Can positively respond to change and adapt to new customers and business priorities
  • Is open to new opportunities and responsibilities
  • Is a team player
  • Has a genuine interest in continuous learning
  • Is able to grow client relationships though consultation
  • Has strong communication and interpersonal relationship-building skills
  • Can generate positive energy through trust-building interactions with prospects, clients and colleagues

 

Primary Responsibilities

The responsibilities and duties for this Logistics Solutions Consultant include, but are not limited to:

  1. Daily transaction and client solutions management: Works directly with customers & carriers aiding in booking, scheduling, tracking, quoting and managing their shipments from beginning to end.
  2. Client relationship management: assessing client’s needs, advising on effective transportation solutions and alternatives, monitoring shipments, solving issues before they impact clients, organizing/analyzing/reporting information for clients to assist them in decision-making.
  3. Generating new business: prospecting, qualifying, and making contact through phone and face-to-face meetings in our designated markets. Creating an individual business plan, adjusting monthly and welcoming coaching and feedback for continuous growth.


Qualifications
Required:
Bachelors degree
Effective written and verbal communications skills
Technology proficient

Preferred/Desirable:
Experience in transportation or logistics industry
Experience in consultative, business-to-business sales
Experience in outbound calling for prospect relationship-building

Salary:
$32,000 Base + Commission

Benefits:
High Deductible Health Plan (Anthem) with a Health Savings Account (Mellon).
Dental and Vision insurance provided FREE of charge.
Generous 401k match.
Company sponsored events and activities.
Convenient Grandview Heights office location.
Progressive wellness programming.

 

Zipline Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Zipline Logistics requires being authorized to work in the U.S. as a precondition of employment.

About Zipline Logistics

About Zipline Logistics

Zipline Logistics is a digitally-enabled, managed transportation partner specializing exclusively in the consumer goods sector. We proudly work alongside clients ranging from some of the largest food and beverage business in the world to the brightest up-and-coming CG brands in North America.

Whether providing transactional or strategic services, all customers receive best-in-class communication and access to shipper intelligence tools. We can execute on spot shipments, manage your entire transportation network and optimize your operations, or provide a service offering that’s in-between.

Our Purpose

To improve the lives of transportation professionals

Our Values

  • Partnership: We strive for customer and co-worker relationships that offer mutual value.
  • Integrity: Our word is golden, and we strive to always do the right thing.
  • Accountability: We take ownership and pride in following through on commitments.
  • Communication: We assume responsibility for delivering clear, proactive
  • Education and Experience: We highly value continuous learning about our industry, our customers, and our professional development.

Our Culture

 At Zipline Logistics, we have a casual and nonthreatening environment that sets our employees up for success.  There are multiple levels of career progression within each of our business units, allowing employees to avoid feeling stagnant with their role and compensation.  We have a fun and transparent environment that offers employees the change to interact in an open environment with all levels of employees, including our 3 owners.  We hope to get the chance to speak with you more about this role, Zipline and our industry leading culture!