Ryder System, Inc.

Account Executive

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The Account Executive will be responsible for identifying, developing, and
operating a portfolio of customers. The Account Executive will develop an entry
strategy and have full autonomy for the targeted truckload & LTL customers. As
this position builds a strategy, they will work hand-in-hand with strong
mentors, talented local operations teams, and supply chain engineers to design,
implement, and maintain best in class transportation solutions. Directly engage
with supply chain leaders at diverse customer base and within many of the
World s leading transportation service providers. Develop and maintain a
tremendous network of service providers and be responsible to foster the
relationship while engaging them on the best opportunities for mutual success.

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Requirements
* High School diploma or equivalent
* Bachelor’s degree Business, Logisitics, or related field of study
preferred
* Two (2) years or more Business related experience
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Demonstrates problem solving skills
* Ability to:
* Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the
organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
* Work independently and as a member of a team
* Demonstrates customer service skills
* Effective negotiation skills
* Competitive nature and the drive to contribute to winning culture
* Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced
environment
* Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices
* Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time
management skills
* MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc) (Intermediate level)
*

Responsibilities
* Identifies and develops relationships with new customers (internal &
external facing) to build portfolio of repeatable business through
solicitation of available freight within customer network
* Identifies and develops relationships with transportation providers to
cover customer freight portfolio through soliciting capacity
* Tender accept/reject loads, creates loads, sets appointments, dispatches,
tracks and traces loads, root cause problem solves issues, and resolves/
communicates to carrier and/or customer as appropriate
* Meet growth objectives by growing customer within portfolio. Prepare
presentations, develop entry strategy specific to customer needs, review/
analyze reports, and provide information of services offered primarily
through cold-calling and sporadic face-to-face meetings with customer
* Negotiate rates with both customers and transportation providers to
ensure that margins are achieved for commission targets and account goals
* Supports all parties with customer credit qualification, claims, Accounts
Receivable from customer base, and Accounts Payable issues with carrier
base
* Continuous improvement in all segments of the business
* Schedules and dispatches while ensuring compliance of Federal, State, and
Local regulations. Responsible for timely updating of load statuses to
the TMS
* Maintain a positive employee related climate and maintain a customer
satisfaction index at a World Class Level while having availability 24/7/
365 for responsibilities
* Performs other duties as assigned
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Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as
a qualified individual with disability.

Job Locations US-TX-FORT WORTH

Posted Date 4 months ago (2/19/2020 1:36 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-84085

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular – Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8015

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