May 12, 2022

Regional Sales Manager

  • Independent Dispatch, Inc.
  • Remote (Ohio, USA)
  • $85,000 - $105,000 yearly
Full time Freight Logistics Rail / Intermodal Trucking Warehousing

Job Description

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Summary of this Mid-Senior Level Position

  • Geographic responsibility for a five state region in the Midwest with primary focus on Ohio.
  • Grow company revenue and profitability via effective management of the sales cycle – from prospecting to selling to closing
  • Grow current accounts by developing a “trusted advisor” relationship with key decision makers

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop and pursue new business opportunities through strategic prospect planning
  • Timely follow up on leads and weekly reporting via the lead tracking tool
  • Increase sales for existing accounts by selling all IDI services, new products and customer specific solutions
  • Lead sales discussions to establish credibility with prospects through an understanding of their business issues and present logical, economically beneficial solutions
  • Establish and foster close working relationships with customers towards continued growth and market share with each customer
  • Responsible for planning and executing annual volume and revenue increase of 70% new business and 30% current customer business.
  • Maximize cross-selling opportunities by working with Directors of Highway Services, Intermodal and Cartage on customer strategies and solutions
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting – lead tracking, pipeline, revenue projections.
  • Develop a weekly sales call plan that focuses on business development then account maintenance and growth
  • Monitor current customer accounts to watch for trends, volume changes and opportunities.
  • Maintain close involvement with accounts to proactively identify additional opportunities and competitive threats
  • Develop relationships and rapport with the company’s suppliers domiciled within their territory.
  • Assist management in calling on national accounts within the assigned territory.
  • Actively use, audit and manage your customer information, meeting notes, etc. in CRM
  • Execute a territory plan aimed at identifying the top regional/industry opportunities and expanding business to both new and existing accounts
  • Provide assistance to accounting regarding collections and payment issues
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Education and /or Experience

  • Experience related to the transport of freight is necessary for consideration
  • College degree preferred but not required
  • Requires Intermodal transportation experience
  • Requires five years experience in a transportation sales position

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of the transportation industry – Intermodal and Truck Brokerage
  • Ability to analyze financial data.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Experience in managing a sales territory

Compensation

  • Salary - Commensurate with experience
  • Performance based Incentive Program
  • Car allowance, expense account
  • Paid holidays, vacation
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement program with company matching
  • Disability insurance

*We will not be offering relocation for this position and will not consider candidates without industry experience.