Freight Sales Executive

  • £35000 - £40000
  • Coleshill, B46
  • Permanent

Freight Sales Executive

Offering a salary of up to £40,000 per year depending on experience, with an OTE of up to £50,000 per year and a company car allowance. 

Previous Freight Sales experience is necessary. 


We are currently working with a leading Birmingham-based multimodal Freight Forwarder who are looking to employ a Freight Sales Executive to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis.


This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with experience within a sales-orientated role, within the freight industry. With the successful candidate joining a busy, thriving sales team. 


The successful candidate will generate sales, through introduction of new customers and developing a client base. 


Duties will include:

  • Generation and follow-up of sales leads, meeting potential and existing customers. 
  • Creating and presenting presentations, producing tenders and proposals for new business. 
  • Providing quotations where necessary.
  • Build and maintain relationships with overseas agents.
  • Offer an exceptional standard of customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Monitor and report on current developments in the market and information on potential competitors.
  • Work with Route Development Managers to promote specific markets through a coordinated programme of targeted calls.
  • Prepare and presenting weekly and monthly sales reports.
  • Ensuring all rate tariffs are updated, to ensure maximum profit and little loss.


This role requires a candidate who:

  • Notable experience within the freight industry.
  • Excellent working knowledge of all modes of freight, covering sea, air and road as well as logistics experience. 
  • Proven experience within a sales-orientated role.
  • Motivated self-starter.
  • The ability to work to strict deadlines and strives to achieve targets and KPIs.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.


Maddie Fox Recruitment Consultant - Birmingham

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