Account Executive- Ocean Exports FCL – Toronto, ON

Our client is a well established international freight forwarder, offering a full menu of ocean, ground exports, warehousing and distribution services.

The company is customer driven, with the focus on providing superior customer service, innovative logistics solutions and time-sensitive problem-solving.

You have 1-2 years of external sales experience in the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern Ontario, selling ocean and truck exports.

Ideally, you are looking to join a company that will reward performance and sales accomplishments. You may be in a freight forwarder, steamship or related 3PL company now.

The Account Executive oversees customer accounts and prospecting new sales opportunities within a specific geographic location. They actively sell transportation services by identifying the most effective logistic solutions. This person is a motivated self-starter that is capable of creating long term relationships with customers in order to meet sales goals and long-term organizational objectives.


• New sales of Ocean FCL Exports is the primary focus, followed by Truck Exports

• Leveraging existing business to expand service opportunities

• Selling the firm’s full menu of services at a profitable level

• Identifying new and profitable business opportunities in Ontario and elsewhere

• Supporting the strategic business plan of a totally customer focused organization

You sell and effectively communicate new services by identifying the customer needs and providing innovative business solutions.


• 1-2 years of experience selling global logistics/international freight services

• A developer by nature; self-motivated and self-disciplined

• Experienced in creating proposals and providing quotes to new sales prospects

• Excellent communications skills – verbal and written

• Self-motivated, well-organized and requiring minimal supervision

• Strong listening skills, to determine customer needs and expectations

• Good negotiating skills, able to close profitable new business

Compensation: Competitive salary and attractive commissions plan, company vehicle supplied; comprehensive company benefits package

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