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Carrier Sales Representative

Job ID R13710-2
Address 14800 Charlson Road, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States, 55347

Overview

As a Carrier Sales Representative at C.H. Robinson, you will build relationships between transportation companies and C.H. Robinson customers. As those relationships grow, so will your pay! We will support you from day 1 through our onboarding program, global technology platform and collaborative colleagues. This fast-paced and high-energy role combines sales and account management to drive the industry we all count on, forward.

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Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful Carrier Representative for C.H. Robinson? Take a look at these traits and see if you have the right mix.

  • Results Driven
  • Collaborative
  • Solution Oriented
  • Relationship Driven
  • Adaptable
  • Entrepreneurial

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a day in the life of a CARRIER Representative

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Hannah Williams

My favorite part about working at C.H. Robinson is that I get to work with teams all across the country. I have made great connections in other offices with colleagues whom I haven’t ever met!

Hannah Williams,
Carrier Representative, Portland, OR

Michael Fitzgerald

I love that we are one of the most reputable and successful companies in the logistics industry, the office atmosphere is fast-paced and fun and that if you work hard, you’ll be rewarded.

Michael Fitzgerald,
Carrier Representative, Atlanta, GA

Michael Fitzgerald
Mariana Del Solar

I like everything about C.H. Robinson! From building relationships with carriers and helping them with their business to working with team members who feel like family, I feel truly lucky every day.

Mariana Del Solar,
Associate Carrier Representative, Dallas, TX

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Responsibilities

As a Carrier Sales Representative , you will focus on securing the right carrier at the right price at the right time to deliver the customer’s goods on time. To be successful in this role, you will develop and grow relationships with transportation companies and help them optimize their fleet. As your relationships grow, so will your pay. This role combines inside sales, account management and operational activities to meet the shipping needs of our customers.
Our commitment to you begins on day one with our dynamic and comprehensive ACCELERATOR onboarding program. This interactive training will jumpstart your knowledge of our company and industry, help you excel here and ensure your proficiency in our systems and processes. The training will be a mix of activities, self-guided learning, as well as in-office coaching and mentoring. You will come out of this experience ready to be a part of our success and a high performing member of our team.

Our hybrid work model gives you the flexibility and choice so you can create a career that enhances your life. To ensure you have what you need to be successful, we provide an in-person onboarding process. After that, you are all set to work remotely 1-2 days/week.

We provide our Carrier Representatives with a base salary ranging from $48,000-$54,000 (adjusted based on experience). Over time, you will also have opportunities to achieve a monthly bonus and reach unlimited commission based on your stellar performance. We value an environment where you can grow by challenging yourself, and are supported with the potential for internal promotion – both horizontally and vertically – so you can discover new interests, develop your strengths, and meet your life goals. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new and grow existing carrier relationships (lead generation, cold calling and referrals).
  • Build strong relationships with trucking company key contacts (i.e., owner operators, dispatchers and drivers).
  • Leverage our global technology platform, Navisphere, along with data and other resources to make informed decisions, negotiate price, drive automation and improve efficiency.
  • Identify issues and work cross-functionally to determine and implement the best solution.
  • Maintain constant contact with carriers (average 75-100 touch points/day) to secure additional truck capacity and manage existing business agreements.
  • Provide exceptional service to our carriers and customers.
  • Ensure shipment details are accurately communicated and tracked in the system.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Ability to persuade, motivate, influence and negotiate with others
  • Ability to thrive under deadlines, drive results, multi-task and work with a sense of urgency
  • Capable of working independently as well as collaboratively across the company
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Remains positive and flexible in an ever-changing environment with shifting priorities
  • Detail oriented with strong prioritization and multi-tasking skills

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 

Benefits

We are proud to offer a top-tier benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid parental leave, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), 401K, employee stock purchase plan, as well as a broad range of career development opportunities.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?


Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2021. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.


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