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Freight Forwarding Salesperson | Los Angeles, CA

at Albion Staffing

Pay: from $75,000/year
commission based on gross profit
Posted: 9/16/2020
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

About Albion Staffing Solutions:
Albion has been offering Temp; Contract and Direct Hire Staffing Services for 20-years from offices located throughout South Florida.  Offering General Admin/Clerical and Light Industrial staffing services, Albion also specializes in the Logistics, Allied Healthcare and Banking industries.

About this Position:
Albion Staffing Solutions is in need of Freight Forwarding Salesperson for a medium sized- full service custom broker, freight forwarder and logistics company located in Los Angeles, California. Must have 5 years sales experience with a customs broker or international freight forwarder. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Builds, maintains and manages account relationships through constant contract and advocacy.
  • Manages inbound unsolicited prospect calls and converts them to sales.
  • Makes outbound follow-up calls to existing and potential customers via phone and email to pursue quality business opportunities.
  • Develops a strong sales pipeline through lead generation, prospecting and networking.
  • Sells freight brokerage services to business or individuals. Expedites the movement of freight to help fulfill the shipper’s transportation requirements.
  • Utilizes the available tools and resources to solicit orders from established clients and/or acquire new clients.
  • Secures, manages, and maintains client accounts. Quotes competitive rates, creates relationships with internal and external clients and responds to their requests in a timely manner.
  • Reaches and exceeds targeted monthly Gross Profit goals through business development.
  • Collaborates with Logistics Account Managers to determine strategic sales approaches.
  • Emphasizes product/service features and benefits, quote prices, discusses credit terms and prepares sales forms.
  • Performs various general office functions including but not limited to creating and maintaining sales lead folders, data entry, telephone/communication skills and provides customer service to both our internal and external clients.
  • Actively participates in sales and technology learning activities.
  • Assumes ownership of building the business.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Should have a portfolio of clients as following clients.
  • Highly developed organizational and people skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive business relationships.
  • Ability to obtain and in-depth understanding of the diverse needs of each client.
  • Requires the ability to effectively cold call, negotiate rates, solve problems, dispatch trucks, track loads and provide excellent customer service.
  • Proven ability to process and close deals while maintaining quotas.
  • Demonstrates ability to balance multiple duties concurrently and maintain attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication with the ability to adapt and work within a team environment.
  • Superior communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Able to work flexible hours when

Workplace Location:
Applicants will work in the customer's facilities in Los Angeles, CA

Candidate Advice:

  • Albion uses E-Vertify to verify employment eligibility.   
  • Pre-Employment and random Drug and Background testing applicable.
  • Only Local Candidates will be considered; no relocation provided.
  • A clean background needed for employment in Freight Forwarding locations as TSA/STA Certification will be needed.
  • Reliable Transportation to/from the workplace is necessary.

Applying for this position:
Please apply via the Link displayed or directly into Albion's Talent Community at: