Logistics Consultant

Kentwood, MI
Full Time
Entry Level

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 an award-winning workplace. Our rapid growth continues to allow us to offer career advancement as a majority of our sales management team has been promoted from within the company. 

Day-to-Day Operations

  • Develop sales strategies and closing ability based on customer and carrier needs
  • Devoted to attaining and surpassing sales quotes and goals 
  • Desire to build relationships with valued customers and carriers 
  • Build and maintain book of business through constant communication with customers and carriers 
  • Track day-to-day shipments, resolving issues, making sure pickup and delivery are on time  
  • Develop a book of business through cold calling and lead generation 
  • Consult with FWF clients to administer highly effective transportation solutions 

What We Commit to You 

  • Advanced industry training program  
  • Transparent and people-first culture
  • Support to create clear and concise career-oriented goals  
  • Opportunity for continued growth and development
  • Competitive compensation package

Qualifications  

  • Understands the importance of a collaborative, people-first culture
  • Simultaneously both a problem-solver, and continuous learner
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills 
  • Sharp organizational capabilities with high attention to detail 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and competitive environment  

Compensation and Benefits 

  • 50k base salary + uncapped commissions after an initial 90-day training period 
  • 60k base salary + uncapped commissions after the 180-day advanced training period 
  • Sales contests with monetary rewards 
  • Health/Dental/Vision/Pet insurance options after an initial 90-day training period 
  • Disability insurance options after an initial 90-day training period 
  • Discounted gym membership 
  • Employee assistance and discount programs 
  • Weekly catered lunches 
  • 401K retirement plan with company match 
  • Casual dress options 
  • Paid time off 
  • Paid sick days 
  • Paid parental leave 

FWF Awards and Recognition 

  • Inc. 5000: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 
  • Inc. 5000 Regionals Midwest: 2020, 2021, 2022 
  • Top Freight Brokerage Firms: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 
  • Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation: 2019, 2020, 2021 
  • Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces: 2020, 2021 
  • Michigan 50 Companies to Watch: 2020 

 

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