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Global Sales Intern
Charlotte, NC
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Post Date: 02/21/19 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As a Sales Operations Intern, you will spend 25-30 hours/week for one year gaining valuable work experience in a dynamic, customer-focused, professional services atmosphere. You will find yourself immersed in a rapidly growing environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Support designated VPs of Strategic Accounts with exceptional customer service including coordinating bids and proposals, creating presentations and resolving issues across multiple lines of business
  • Analyze and provide data to support the strategic accounts across North America including reporting KPIs from TMS systems and Salesforce
  • Review bid documents, contracts, documentation, pricing agreements and spreadsheets to ensure compliance with customer requirements
  • Capture and route leads from general sources (website, phone, etc.) to ensure proper level of attention is received by new or current customers
  • Measure win rates and share best practices across all lines of business to ensure processes and analytics are developed for the future success of the team
  • Implement a customer onboarding process for all new business; manage a customer checklist for a new account or existing accounts that are engaging new lines of business, and provide analytics through the first 90 days of account activation

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Windows applications

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Education toward a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain or Business
  • Availability to travel occasionally
  • Strong attention to detail with analytical skills
  • Ability to organize, multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and get along with diverse personalities

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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