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Logistics Consultant- February 2022 Start Date

Company: Fifth Wheel Freight
Location: Ada
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

FWF is a third-party logistics and transportation provider (3PL) headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI. We are focused on providing full-service logistics solutions to our clients through industry-leading service and reliability. As a 3PL, FWF has the unique ability to offer less than truckload (LTL) and full truckload (TL) shipping, intermodal, drayage, domestic and international ground/air freight services to our clients. Advanced technology and innovation allow FWF to offer complete logistics solutions through three distinct service features:
Dedicated representatives
Automated TMS implementation
Managed freight teams

We are looking for Logistics Consultants that are self-motivated and have the desire to work in a fast-paced, exciting career with one of Michigan's 50 Companies to Watch. Our rapid growth continues to allow us to offer many career advancement opportunities as 100% of our sales management team has been promoted from within the company.


Achieve high customer service standards with all company stakeholders

Execute elite communication to ensure all transportation needs are efficiently and effectively satisfied

Consult with FWF clients to administer highly effective transportation solutions

Meet deadlines and achieve goals as assigned

Develop sales strategies, techniques, and closing ability based on customer's needs and market environment

Expand business relationships with assigned accounts through elite service, communication, and reliability

Remain highly detailed and organized through effective CRM use

Develop new internal efficiencies to help personal and company growth

Obtain new business through cold calling and online research

Responsible for day-to-day operations, including carrier compliance

Maintain accurate and up-to-date carrier records

Communicate with transportation companies to ensure all aspects of assigned delivery are completed

Maintain carrier information in the internal database, including location, equipment type, and availability

What We Desire

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proficient organizational skills with high attention to detail

Unwavering work ethic with a drive towards career growth

Collaborative team member that desires continuous learning

Compensation and Benefits:

50k Base Salary + Commissions after an initial 90-day training period

Full Benefits: Health/Dental/Vision after an initial 90-day training period

60k Base Salary + Commissions after the 180-day advanced training period

401K retirement plan with company match

Generous paid time off structure

Advancement opportunities and career mobility provided by sustained business growth

What We Commit To You

Strategic, qualified lead generation supported by multiple internal/external parties

Competitive starting base salary

Uncapped monthly commission structure

Sales contests with monetary rewards

Ongoing sales and management support

Collaborative team member that desires continuous learning

A team that has the proven desire for personal and professional growth

FWF Awards and Recognition

Inc. 5000: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Inc. 5000 Regionals Midwest: 2020, 2021

Top Freight Brokerage Firms: 2019, 2020, 2021

Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation: 2019, 2020

Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces: 2020

Michigan 50 Companies to Watch: 2020

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Keywords: Fifth Wheel Freight, Grand Rapids , Logistics Consultant- February 2022 Start Date, Professions , Ada, Michigan

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