Business Development Representative II in Chicago, IL at Capstone Logistics LLC

Date Posted: 4/21/2024

Job Snapshot

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    640 North La Salle Drive
    Chicago, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

In Office: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 
WFH: Mondays, Fridays 


About Capstone:

Capstone is your partner-obsessed, data-driven, results-oriented transportation solutions provider. As the freight management division of Capstone Logistics, a billion-dollar supply chain entity spanning 550+ facilities across North America and handling over 6 million shipments per year, we deliver an exceptional end-to-end client experience through deep supply chain expertise, innovative technology, and a national-reaching carrier network. From inbound logistics to last mile delivery, our integrated solutions serve a wide range of partners that require high-touch service. Additionally, we offer transportation bid management software for cost benchmarking, optimized mode selection, carrier sourcing, RFP hosting, and more.

Capstone has been named a Top Freight Brokerage Firm based on net revenue by Transport Topics and recognized by Food Logistics as both a Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider and a Top Software & Technology provider.

Are you data driven, results oriented, and client obsessed? We're looking for sharp, ambitious, and enthusiastic candidates to join our team. We've built a high-energy, positive environment with opportunities to elevate our people through mentorship and talent development programs, upward mobility, and community involvement.

What you'll master:

As an Experienced Business Development Representative, you will be responsible for leveraging Capstone's suite of capacity services and solutions to identify potential new customers, nurture relationships, and build lasting partnerships. Our Experienced Business Development Representatives have access to unlimited leads and account access that other 3PLs can't offer. Some of the specific job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Partner UQ: Service, communication, and attention to detail/accuracy
  • Achieve and exceed periodic forecast KPIs
  • Lead strategy for discovery calls, opportunities, QBR, partner meetings
  • Design and execute a strategic business development plan for each account that provides continuous, profitable growth
  • Pipeline alignment with BD strategy and focus on $50M+ "Target Partner Profile" accounts
  • Leveraging Capstone's value prop, unique differentiators and ability to cross-sell
  • Generate new profit by way of consistent pipeline development and leveraging active partner referrals
  • Producing high-impact gains with high conversion SPOT and VOLPRICE tender types
  • Effectively manage the Capstone Sales Cycle from prospect-onboard
  • Approach new opportunities strategically to maximize volume and profit growth

What we're looking for:

  • 2 to 4 years of logistics brokerage experience
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred
  • Live by our company values: S.C.R.I.P.T. (Sense-of-Ownership, Caring, Results-Oriented, Integrity, Put-Others-First, Transparency)
  • Responsible self-starter, highly motivated to succeed, team-oriented player with a positive energy
  • Strong relationship building, negotiation, and closing skills
  • Ability to be strategic, persuade, motivate, and influence others
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills

What we bring to the table:

  • Database of untapped/unassigned accounts
  • Downtown Chicago location
  • Competitive salary & uncapped commission potential
  • Ability for upward mobility
  • Health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • PTO & paid holidays
  • 401(k) company match
  • Philanthropy events
  • Discounted Chicago Athletic Clubs membership
  • Casual dress code
  • Corporate workout facility
  • Sponsored intramural sports

Capstone Logistics, LLC is part of The Transportation and Logistics industry which has been designated a "Critical Infrastructure Segment". As a "critical infrastructure industry" worker in the Transportation and Logistics industry, associates are considered exempt from local restrictions such as curfews, shelter-in-place orders, and other mobility restrictions when reporting to, returning from, or performing his or her work functions.