Account Manager – Springfield, MO

Sutton Transport is a privately-held Wisconsin-based regional common carrier whose focus is interstate and intrastate transportation of general commodities for over 41 years. We offer a wide range of transportation services to our customers including Asset-based Nationwide Truckload, an LTL TMS system, volume and truckload brokerage, and LTL services to IL, WI, MN,MO,KS IA, ND & SD. Sutton Transport is a growing company and seeks a results-driven Account Manager for our Springfield, MO terminal.

Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The ability to generate new sales revenue independently.
  • Develop an entrance strategy for cold calling, qualifying, and effectively connecting with prospective business partners.
  • Management of existing business accounts and continuously building customer rapport.
  • Prepare and assist with quotes, prepare rates


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently while supporting an overall team mentality
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Manages complex transactional or emotional customer situations promptly and professionally meeting commitments for service and assistance
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with customers
  • Analyzes complex problems and develops alternative solutions
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit and puts success of team above own interests

Summary of Experience and Education:

  • A high school diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management, Transportation and Logistics, Sales and Marketing preferred
  • Prefer two years in LTL transportation environment including dry van LTL and Truckload services with a keen understanding of overall freight movement

In return for your expertise you can expect the very best package from Sutton Transport:

*Competitive base salary with a sales incentive plan

*Car and cell phone provided

*Full benefits package to include health, dental, vision, life, 401K, paid vacation, and much more

If you are a self-driven, goal-oriented, and entrepreneurial spirited individual with the desire to grow both personally and professionally, then you can be an integral part of our continued growth in 2021.

Job Type: Full-time

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