PLS Logistics

  • Sales/Logistics Internship

    Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
    ID
    2018-1525
    Type
    Intern
  • Overview

    Looking for a fun internship, in a collaborative and supportive environment? Our interns gain real world, hands-on experience in the world of sales, logistics and supply chain.

     

     The PLS Sales Internship Program is based on our full-time Account Executive Trainee position. This internship will allow interns to learn all aspects of a 3rd party logistics sales career by assisting the freight brokerage team on various tasks such as prospecting potential customers, booking loads, negotiating prices, and interacting with current customers. PLS interns are looked at as employees and are always held to a high standard to represent PLS in a positive light.

     

    Our sales internship is a project-based internship that will allow interns to learn about and work in the industry and present on a given topic at the conclusion!

    Responsibilities

    • Contribute in industry research to gain knowledge on industry trends
    • Proactively generate leads and develop clients through cold calling industry leads
    • Negotiate client and carrier freight rates
    • Take charge of client service issues through to the point of resolution
    • Be the liaison between shipper, consignee, and carrier
    • Market, industry and seasonal analysis
    • Involvement in marketing research
    • Participate in projects and presentations
    • Other duties as required by business needs or as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Pursuing degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, etc (anything business focused)
    • Available 20-25 hours per week, Monday thru Friday during normal business hours (8am to 5pm) 
    •  Good communication skills, able to work well with customers
    •  Excel experience is a plus

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