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Sales Representative

companyPLS Logistics Services
locationJacksonville, FL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Do you want to learn how to become a dynamic sales executive?

Do you want to build your own long-lasting book of business?

Do you want access to the best training program in the industry and get paid while doing so?

Do you want a database full of customers across the continent, without having to prospect for them?

WHAT IS A SALES REPRESENTATIVE?

As a Sales Representative at PLS Logistics Services, you will act as an essential resource for your customers, helping ship their freight across the nation, 24/7/365. The inside sales role comes with the passionate support of our company and your co-workers around you.

WHO WE ARE

Over our 30+ year history, PLS Logistics Services has become one of the country’s top 25 third-party logistics (3PL) services providers. We are headquartered in Cranberry Township, PA, with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, St. Louis, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh. We are growing as an organization and are looking for top talent to join our team.


YOUR FIRST WEEK

  • Learn about PLS Logistics Services and the logistics industry
  • Hear from our top home-grown leaders on how to be successful
  • Participate in our fully paid training and orientation
  • Familiarize yourself with our business model and transportation management system
  • Get on the phones and grow your network

YOUR FIRST MONTH

  • Continue to develop a portfolio of clients by cold calling using our provided industry leads
  • Understand how to negotiate pricing to close the deal
  • Take charge of client service issues to the point of resolution
  • Be open to coaching and learning while putting in the time and effort to be successful
  • Update tracking system accurately throughout the day

YOUR FIRST SIX MONTHS

  • Be the trusted advisor to your customer, helping manage their logistics challenges
  • Liaise with Logistics Coordinators to help shoulder your load and allow you to bring in more business
  • Seek out promotional opportunities to move up the ranks
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the industry, including rates, capacities, and carriers.

YOUR FIRST YEAR AND AFTER

  • You tell us. Write your own ticket.

PAY AND BENEFITS
At PLS Logistics Services, we take pride in attracting top talent. In addition to unlimited PTO and a $47,000 starting salary, our benefits include:

$1,000 signing bonus.
UNCAPPED commission, starting in the first week of training
Full medical, dental, and vision coverage options
Tuition reimbursement
Extensive growth opportunities and a long track record of internal promotions to back it up
401k plan with employer match.
Chairman’s Club opportunity – celebrate with the best of best as a reward for being a top sales representative
Fun and welcoming work environment
Extensive, world-class sales and logistics training
Ongoing sales competitions with prizes

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (preferred)
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Persistence
  • Adaptable and dynamic
  • High energy
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

At PLS Logistics Services, we ship over one million loads annually across all major freight modes: flatbed, van, LTL, rail & barge, air & ocean. Our customers benefit from our broad PLS Transportation network of over 250,000 trucks representing 55,000 carrier partners, along with Class-1 railroads and major barge companies. Are you ready to jump-start your career?

PLS Logistics Services is An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Company DescriptionFounded in 1991, PLS Logistics Services has become one of the country’s leading logistics services providers. Based in Cranberry Township, PA, a suburb of Pittsburgh, PLS provides dependable outsourced logistics solutions as well as freight brokerage services.

We manage more than 1 million loads each year through all major freight modes: truckload, LTL, rail & barge, air & ocean, and intermodal. Through our innovative TMS and carrier network, we make efficiency and transparency a top priority for our customers.

PLS is trusted by small and mid-sized businesses and Fortune 500 organizations alike, consistently recognized as a top logistics provider by Inbound Logistics, Transport Topics, and other industry-leading publications.

Company Description

Founded in 1991, PLS Logistics Services has become one of the country’s leading logistics services providers. Based in Cranberry Township, PA, a suburb of Pittsburgh, PLS provides dependable outsourced logistics solutions as well as freight brokerage services.\r\n\r\nWe manage more than 1 million loads each year through all major freight modes: truckload, LTL, rail & barge, air & ocean, and intermodal. Through our innovative TMS and carrier network, we make efficiency and transparency a top priority for our customers.\r\n\r\nPLS is trusted by small and mid-sized businesses and Fortune 500 organizations alike, consistently recognized as a top logistics provider by Inbound Logistics, Transport Topics, and other industry-leading publications.

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