Cargo Airline Inside Sales/Customer Service/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Polar Air Cargo (ULTIMATE LOGISTICS/GSA)

Chicago, IL, USA Remote / WFH

Jun 15

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*ULTIMATE LOGISTICS GSA / POLAR AIR CARGO*
*POSITION DESCRIPTION *

*Title *
*Inside Sales/Customer Service* *Representative* – Full time

*Department *
Polar Air Cargo - Sales, Chicago & Midwest

*Location*
Office is located at the Southeast corner of O’Hare Airport.
Due to Covid-19, combination of telework and work in the office to be arranged with the successful candidate. Presence at the office may be required ― always under the safety and health conditions, mandates and guidelines issued by authorities and the company.

Telework also a possibility in the long term, as conditions an job obligations permit.

*Work Hours *
Monday to Friday, exact times to be arranged and defined with successful candidate.

*Reports to *Sales Manager, Midwest

*POSTION SUMMARY *
In a supporting role to the Sales Manager, represents company in customer interactions, with main focus on rate quotes, short-term selling, bookings and service quality. Assists Sales and Operations in the day-to-day activities.

*MAJOR JOB DUTIES *

* Responds timely to customers’ requests, providing appropriate spot rates and pricing, decisions which may require calculations and analysis.
* Collaborates with internal teams to determine or develop optimum product and logistics solutions for customers. Actively promotes the Polar Air Cargo product.
* Identifies, researches and, when possible, resolves customer complaints and service issues. Averts and/or diffuses potential customer problems, following through in all details.
* Identifies short-term capacity opportunities and pro-actively markets them via sales calls, and/or email actions.

* Assists Sales Management by cross-selling, upgrading and increasing existing customer use of Polar Air Cargo, by qualifying and selling new accounts.

* Creates, maintains, updates and/or utilizes customer and/or freight reports and information in computer database and/or company records.

* Assists in pre-flight planning, identifies and communicates issues in the allocation and pallet build-up to terminal services and/or management, and ensures resolution.

* Assists Revenue Accounting with research, maintains departmental filing.

* Assists corporate customer service in research of claims by gathering requested documentation.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

*QUALIFICATIONS *

* High school degree, any higher education preferred.

* Experience in the airfreight industry, customer service, air cargo operations or other related field.

* Knowledge and understanding of the air cargo industry.

* Proven interpersonal, communication, writing and telephone skills.

* Ability to track, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks and issues simultaneously.
* Comfortable working with computers, demonstrated ability in air cargo computer applications (booking, handling or operations e.g. CargoSpot), CRM Systems (SalesForce) and basic MS Excel/Office skills.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $48,000.00 - $52,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift

Work Location:
* One location

Work Remotely:
* Yes
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