Area Sales Manager - Kansas City, MO
What is Landstar?
Landstar is a global transportation system built for the 21st century. We are a safety-first company that provides safe, secure, and reliable transportation services delivered through a network of independent freight agents, leased owner-operators, and other third-party capacity providers. Landstar offers customized shipping solutions in all modes of freight transportation, supporting an efficient and reliable supply chain that meets our customers’ needs and goals.
What work will you perform?
You will be responsible for growing revenue within existing accounts in the territory as well as bringing on new revenue producing Landstar agents in the same region.
A. Bring on new revenue producing agents.
B. Call on existing accounts, grow the account, and take market share.
C. Call on new accounts and grow the accounts. Take market share.
D. Building and maintaining agent relationships by:
1. Promoting safety
2. Being a liaison between agent and corporate when necessary
3. Managing and maintaining agents
4. Working with all departments to assist agents with growing
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Two years sales experience
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
- 4-year college degree
- Two years related transportation sales experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Excellent business development/sales skills in multi-modal transportation/logistics
- Excellent networking skills
- Excellent communication/presentation skills
- Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
- Availability for heavy travel
A valid driver's license without restrictions is required.
Why work at Landstar?
Landstar is seeking hard-working and dedicated employees committed to exceeding the expectations of those we serve. We employ a highly diverse workforce and welcome employees from all cultures and backgrounds to our team.
Our workplace culture is second-to-none. Landstar provides a safe and professional work environment in which to thrive and grow. We offer competitive compensation, robust benefit plans including affordable medical plans, employer 401(k) match, paid time off, tuition assistance and much more.
If you want to be part of a top-notch Fortune 500 company with an emphasis on safety, service, teamwork, and dedication then Landstar is the place for you!
Landstar is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Landstar will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should send an e-mail to email@example.com.
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- Pay Type Salary
- Kansas City, MO, USA