Local Account Manager

We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder
Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.
15,000 trained professionals
250+ locations worldwide
Fortune 500
Globally unified systems
Scope of position: To maintain ownership of existing identified house accounts, to improve the level of customer service, while increasing business opportunities.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Strengthen relationships with existing house accounts.
Penetrate organizational structure for house accounts and develop relationships at all levels
beyond main point of contact.
Understand customers' business and strategy and our role with the customer.
Ensure customer satisfaction and follow up.
Communicate service issues to Department Managers/Supervisors.
Action items lists maintained and updated weekly for follow up items.
Identify opportunities and grow business from existing house accounts.
Assist with collections when needed.
Manage client profiles - separated out by location.
Build territory maps showing number of accounts located in each city ? update monthly
Teamsell input & management for significant calls.
Fluent in EI systems and demos in order to provide technical updated to LAM accounts
Involve sales and operations at appropriate times.
Share weekly schedule with all Departments to help coordinate and participate in
joint account visits.
Management of Business Reviews ? goal is to have a minimum of two per account per year
Continually seek improvement in procedures and services to create more efficient and cost effective operations.
Assume lead responsibility for the efficient delivery of all local (branch) services.
Assist, and if needed, spearhead problem resolution for issues outside of local branch.
Insure that a functioning and agreed upon invoicing - payment process is in place.
Meet with the local customer to maintain customer information and satisfaction.
Be dedicated to the success of Expeditors and the program using ethical business practices, personal commitment, passion & sacrifice, and an obsession with the fundamental details of running the business!
Requirements- Skills, Education, Experience:
High school degree or equivalent business qualifications.
Preferred two years Expeditors/industry experience.
Ability to create/write customer requirements clearly for use by other Expeditor employees.
Preferred Knowledge of required Expeditors operating systems as well PC skills including word processing and Excel.
Demonstrated customer service skills and proven interpersonal skills.
Level one Sales certification.
Full time Shift: Monday - Friday (8:00am -5:00pm)
Expeditors offers excellent benefits:
Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Training and Personnel Development Program
Relocation expenses/support is not offered for this position.

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