Carrier Sales Representative
- Job ID
- Primary Location
- Houston, Texas
- Additional Location(s)
- Kansas City, Missouri; Sartell, Minnesota; Chicago, Illinois
This is a hybrid position. Candidate must be located in Houston, Kansas City, Sartell, or Chicago areas.
Do you enjoy creating new relationships? Are you a self-starter who likes solving problems? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment?
As a Carrier Sales Representative you will connect the world through technology and innovation. You will work with trucking company owners, dispatchers and drivers (known as carriers) to coordinate customer shipments: it’s all about finding the right truck for the right shipment at the right time for the right price.
This role combines inside sales, account management, supply chain planning and operational activities to meet the shipping needs of our customers. Relationships with your carriers will help grow their business and your career.
We create an engaging environment where you are supported to achieve your goals. Jumpstart your knowledge of our company and industry and ensure your proficiency with our systems and processes with ACCELERATOR, our comprehensive, interactive onboarding program. Then, continue to learn from your mentor who is there to offer guidance every step of the way. Your managers believe that when you achieve, we all succeed. With hard work and results, the sky’s the limit.
On Your Next Adventure, You’ll:
Develop new and grow existing carrier relationships (lead generation, calling prospective trucking companies 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.
You’re a Great Fit if You Have:
High school diploma or GED
Even Better if You:
Value a diverse and inclusive work environment
Can persuade, motivate, influence and negotiate with others.
Thrive under deadlines, drive results, multi-task and work with a sense of urgency.
Are capable of working independently as well as collaboratively as a team.
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Remain positive and flexible in an ever-changing environment with shifting priorities.
Enjoy running your own slice of business knowing you control how fast you can achieve your goals.
Are detail oriented with strong prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
Let’s Talk Money
…And how you can earn more of it. We provide our Carrier Representatives with a starting base salary. 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. So, what are you waiting for? Click that apply button.
We Care About You
We recognize life’s not all about work. That’s why our hybrid work model gives you the flexibility to create a career that works with your personal and professional goals.
The ever-changing nature of this global pandemic means our work model is constantly evolving. No surprise, right? The one certainty here at C.H. Robinson is that your health and safety are our top priority. With offices around the globe, we continuously monitor guidelines and protocols to protect your wellbeing, and the wellbeing of your family and community.
Long-term, this position offers you the flexibility to work remotely 1-2 days per week, and your recruiting team will fill you in on details for your exact position and location in the meantime, depending on the current situation.
Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!
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
Your Health, Wealth and Self
Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:
Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)
Prescription drug coverage
Enhanced Fertility benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts
Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)
Dental and Vision
Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Paid and floating holidays
Paid time off (PTO)
Paid parental leave
Paid time off to volunteer in your community
Charitable Giving Match Program
401(k) with 6% company matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities
Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.
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 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, 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 2022. 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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