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DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

 

Location: USA - Mendota Heights, Northland Dr 

Division: Air & Sea 
Job Posting Title: Sales Manager 
Time Type: Full Time

 

 

The Sales Manager will be responsible for selling the transportation and logistics services of DSV to prospective clients. They will work closely with the sales team and other departments to ensure that customer requirements are met, and revenue targets are achieved. The successful candidate should have strong sales skills and an in-depth knowledge of the transportation and logistics industry. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Develop and execute sales strategies to achieve revenue targets. 

  • Identify and target potential customers, including cold-calling and prospecting. 

  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients, including regular follow-up and meetings. 

  • Collaborate with the operations team to ensure customer requirements are met. 

  • Negotiate contracts and pricing with customers. 

  • Manage the sales pipeline and update the CRM system with accurate and up-to-date information. 

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and provide feedback to the management team. 

 

Educational background / Work experience 

  • A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field is preferred. 

  • At least 5 years of experience in sales, preferably in the transportation and logistics industry. 

 

Skills & Competencies 

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills. 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint. 

  • Experience with CRM software, preferably Salesforce. 

 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • A proven track record of sales success in the transportation and logistics industry. 

  • Familiarity with international trade and regulations. 

  • Experience in freight forwarding or customs brokerage. 

 

Language skills 

  • Fluent in English (oral and written) 

 

Computer Literacy 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with CRM software. 

 

At Will Employment 

DSV Air & Sea Inc. employees are hired for an undefined period of time as “at will” employees. This means that an employee may be terminated for any reason, or no reason at all, at any time, provided the discharge does not violate any law*. Additionally, each employee has the right to terminate his/her employment at any time. *Except if employed in Montana, where termination requires just cause. 

 

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

 

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of approximately 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

 

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

 

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