Account Executive

Overview: 

Locher Evers International (LEI) is a full-service freight forwarder, customs broker and 3PL operator with offices in multi-provinces. We have a global agency network and offer worldwide shipping and logistics services including Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Ground Transport, Project Cargo.

 

LEI has an immediate opening in our Brampton (Ontario) office for a full time Account Executive. We are seeking a new team member that enjoys a fast-paced environment and is reliable, hardworking, that also has great professional phone etiquette along with organizational skills. Your transportation industry experience is combined with a strong attention to detail make you excellent at what you do.

Job Description: 
  • Help customers navigate through the shipping process for all modes of transport, Air / Ocean and Warehousing. Responsibilities
  • Collaborate and build relationships with customers, carriers, and agent representatives regarding air, ocean, import, and export products
  • Develop a deep understanding of existing and prospective accounts to identify opportunities for growth
  • As primary contact for assigned customers, including making personal visits, phone calls, and other regularly scheduled and ad hoc contract
  • Respond to sales leads, generate, and close business opportunities
  • Manage and update client database
  • Promote all company products and services
  • Timely preparation of rates proposals and quotes for customers
  • Meet or exceed annual goals established by the company
  • Represent Locher Evers International with the highest ethical standards at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements: 
  • Minimum 3 years of Canadian International freight forwarding experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of Logistics including Import & Export Air, Ocean and Trucking will be an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have a proven sales track record in business development
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office suite
  • Must be willing to work in a very high energy team-based environment
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and maintain solid working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated follow-through and detail orientation
  • Prior experience with CargoWise will be an asset

 

 

Salary commensurate with experience

 

 

If you match the requirements for this excellent career opportunity, and you’re interested in joining an amazing firm, this could be the job for you! Email your resume to hr@lei.ca

 

While we thank all those who apply for their time, only those who are short-listed will be contacted due to the high volume of resumes received.

 

Thank you for considering Locher Evers International in your job search.

Job Location: 
Brampton ON

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While we thank all those who apply for their time, only those who are short-listed will be contacted due to the high volume of resumes received. Thank you for considering Locher Evers International in your job search.