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Entry Level Inside Sales Representative in Niles, IL at AFN

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Professionals who like to work hard and play hard. The persuasive individuals that wake up with a positive outlook and can back up their swagger with accountability will make serious bank.  We hire visionary thinkersÍž people continuously looking to reinvent  the way they do business and seek out new, creative solutions. Our high-performance team is driven, empowered, innovative and packed with self-­starters. We provide our employees with  the necessary tools and freedom to build their own career paths and discover success. AFN is committed to your personal success and offers the resources, programs and support needed to make it happen. We care about your professional growth and will help you achieve your goals.  We offer a competitive base salary, aggressive incentive program and a  comprehensive benefits package. 

As a Carrier Sales Representative, you’ll focus on the brokerage side of our business - providing unique carrier solutions to our valued customers’ diverse transportation needs. By building strong relationships through exceptional service, you will develop and manage an individual portfolio of premier carriers and build your personal brand. The key to your success is driving results and profitability through demonstrated initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and strategic thinking.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain carrier relationships
  • Negotiate competitive rates with carrier through a deep understanding of the market
  • Deliver world-class service to our carriers, customers and AFN teammates
  • Fulfill other duties as required 

As a Carrier Sales Representative, you’ll focus on the brokerage side of our business - providing unique carrier solutions to our valued customers’ diverse transportation needs. By building strong relationships through exceptional service, you will develop and manage an individual portfolio of premier carriers and build your personal brand. The key to your success is driving results and profitability through demonstrated initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and strategic thinking.

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If you have not taken our Culture Index survey, please take 7-10 minutes to complete this.  This survey will help us better gauge your fit into our organization. The link to the survey may be found here:  https://www.cindexinc.com/c/93D3D5   

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; or HS Diploma/GED/Associates Degree required

Who We Are:

Founded in 2003, AFN is an award-winning, third-party logistics provider focused on supply chain solutions and transportation services throughout North America.  Serving motor carriers, manufacturers and retailers, we are known for our commitment to client services, our proactive approach to fighting cargo theft and our expertise in retail compliance.  We specialize in creating customized logistics solutions for our clients, including full truckload, LTL, intermodal, high-value shipping, expedited services and outsourced transportation. 

Along with professional tools and resources, AFN also provides a growing,  team-oriented,and high energy culture. Here at AFN, we have casual dress code, Free Lunch Fridays, and an in-house gym to ensure we provide a fun, comfortable atmosphere that is also professional.

AFN is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/V/D. No third party candidates please.

If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact us at 1-877-562-3236.