Business Development Executive Contract Logistics (12597)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #12597NM
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, Africa
  • Logistics
Employer Description

Our Client is committed to providing innovative supply chain solutions that challenge the status quo. As a global industry leader with more than 100 years of logistics experience, they support industry and trade in the global exchange of goods.

Job Description

You will be expected to perform the following Key Functions: 

  • Identify market opportunities and potential clients / prospects while developing and implementing sales strategies to achieve new business sales targets and results within the contract logistics field
  • Selling of all Company services with an 80% focus on Contract Logistics
  • Opening of new business account in line with KPI’s set and interim servicing and monitoring of service-provision to new accounts
  • Maintaining own existing client base and managing relationship with customers until handover to Customer Relations personnel
  • Communicate with inbound and outbound operations and management regarding customer enquiries
  • Ensure client records are kept up to date in master files and on CRM System, with accurate information as per ISO 9001
  • Collecting and analyzing customer, market and competitor information
  • Preparation of proposals, profiles, presentations, new business estimates and business development reports




Degree or diploma in logistics.


  • Must have Freight Forwarding exp
  • Proven track record in dealing with customers and New Business Sales specific to Contract Logistics
  • Proven track record of historic target achievements
  • Must have a sense of urgency and ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Advanced computer literacy,i.e. Ms Office:- Word, Excel,PowerPoint
  • Good knowledge on Logistics Industry
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge and understanding of the sales process

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