Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
145 days ago
District Sales Executive

Company Description

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

15,000 trained professionals250+ locations worldwideFortune 500Globally unified systems


Job Description

Key Deliverables

These are the minimum results expected from a successful District Sales Executive:

Manage an assigned territory and demonstrate extensive knowledge of potential customers and competitors in this area
Timely data entry in our Customer Relationship Management tool
Orchestrate customer / branch relationships and collaborate with regional Product, Service, Geo, and Knowledge Management resources
Participate in the creation of value-added solutions for customer’s logistics needs, including supporting diagrams and cost-benefit calculations
Support the transition of new accounts through customer introductions, information transfer, and securing any necessary customer paperwork. When needed, support AR (accounts receivable) collection.
Attend training & development sessions to continue developing selling skills and updating Expeditors Product and Service knowledge
Involvement in local trade groups, as directed by the District Sales Manager
Take on additional assignments as required, supporting company needs


Desired Skill-Sets and Characteristics

The ability to meet with customers off-site on a regular basis
Oral and written proficiency in the English language
Strong problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work productively both individually and in a team environment
Sense of urgency for goal achievement
Self-motivated with ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
Comfortable with regular data entry on a laptop computer
Strong rapport and relationship-building focused
Empowered to make quick decisions in response to changing conditions
Extroverted, confident, enthusiastic and persuasive
Influences others to action
Timeliness and accountability for results
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