General Logistics Systems US, Inc.
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • 60000-75000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • General Logistics Systems US Inc

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k, Vacation, Sick

About GLS:

GLS is an established provider of time-critical package and freight shipping solutions that has been operating in more than 40 countries across Europe for over 30 years, generating annual revenue totaling well above $4 billion.

We have taken our unique but proven business model stateside, where we intend to shake up the market with a truly combined express parcel, premier less-than-truckload (LTL), dedicated, and freight brokerage offering that's faster and more flexible than our competitors'.

We passionately believe that our success depends on our customers' success, which informs the 'why' and 'how' of everything we do. At this pivotal stage in our growth journey, we are looking for like-minded individuals to help us build a new kind of logistics that makes customers' lives easier and plays an active role in their achievements.

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply to join GLS and keep an eye out for future openings as we expand!

Position Summary

The Strategic Account Manager for Business Development conducts business development activities in designated markets to achieve growth and meet revenue objectives. They acquire new customers by identifying customer needs, developing solutions for customers, obtaining commitment and successfully implementing and ramping GLS services. This position also monitors and maintains account relationships to ensure integration of new business and continued customer satisfactions.

You will join a team who embraces and respects diverse perspectives, are not afraid to push boundaries, and try new ideas to bring the best solutions to our customers. We are building new solutions, in an entrepreneurial environment and challenging the status quo of the industry.

This position will report to the Regional Sales Manager and lead the segment into its next round of growth, expanding market share and finding ways to acquire new customers. The ideal candidate has experience in transportation and logistics with a track record of attaining goal success through their territory management. This person needs to be a self-starter, process, and accountability oriented and comfortable working across multiple functional areas within the company.

We are relentless in our pursuit to create a world class experience for every customer. Are you ready to join an exciting and growing organization!

What we are looking for:

  • Business Development, growth, hunter mentality
  • Skilled in entire sales process including cold calling, integration, and onboarding
  • Knowledge of transportation and logistics (Parcel preferred)
  • Skilled in account acquisition and account retention
  • Success orchestrating and aligning decision makers around common objective

As the Strategic Account Manager you are:

  • Responsible for new business development, account implementation, maintaining and deepening customer relationships
  • Focus on achieving sales targets and goals to close and activate new business with commercial size shippers in your assigned territory
  • Successful track record of pipeline management and the sales cycle from lead prospecting to close, activation and meeting targets
  • Hunter and growth mentality, growing market share and share of wallet in assigned territory
  • Experienced to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team while managing multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to own cross-functional initiatives for your customers


Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS)
  • Sales experience in the transportation and/or logistics industry
  • Decision maker relationship building experience
  • Goal oriented individual with a desire to succeed and a proven ability to take the initiative
  • Exceptional verbal and written professional communication skills
  • Skilled with use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • CRM experience, experience a plus
  • Excellent organization and presentation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly energetic, motivated self-starter
  • Decision-making, problem resolution and creative thinking skills
  • Ability to travel 30% of time
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

EEO Commitment:

General Logistics Systems US is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply to at GLS and we strive to select the best qualified applicant for each position in our organization. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. GLS complies with all laws and regulations relating to employment discrimination and is always committed to doing what's right.

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