Account Executive-SNE at XPO Logistics, Inc. (Des Moines, IA)

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Solutions driven success.

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.

As the Account Executive, you will sell brokerage services to new and existing customers, focusing on your personal sales targets and new business development. You'll find yourself immersed in a rapidly growing environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit. We'll give you the support you need to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you'll do on a typical day:
  • Independently search for, identify and develop leads through trusted sources and cold calling to secure sales and load volume to meet/exceed goals
  • Negotiate with established and developing customers to secure profitable rates and ensure client satisfaction
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the industry, including rates, carriers, load capacities, equipment types, etc.
  • Collaborate with team members to secure the terms of sale, including negotiating rates, identifying carriers, utilizing specialized equipment, etc.
  • Follow established procedures and protocols regarding all loads to ensure the integrity of the shipment and the XPO brand
  • Update internal tracking and reporting systems throughout the day to maintain accuracy in sales and volume metrics

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience

It'd be great if you also have:
  • 2 years of professional sales experience
  • 2 years of experience in transportation or Third-Party Logistics (3PL)

Be part of something big.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

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Nearest Major Market: Des Moines
Job Segment: Business Development, Account Executive, Sales
More Information on XPO Logistics, Inc.
XPO Logistics, Inc. operates in the Logistics industry. The company is located in Greenwich, CT, Miami, FL, Atlanta, GA, Lawrence, GA, Marietta, GA, High Point, NC and Manheim, PA. XPO Logistics, Inc. was founded in 2011. It has 38206 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 142 open jobs at XPO Logistics, Inc., click here.
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