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Expeditors District Sales Executive in Cape Town, South Africa

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals

  • 250+ locations worldwide

  • Fortune 500

  • Globally unified systems


Key Deliverables

These are the minimum results expected from a successful District Sales Executive:


  • Manage an assigned territory and demonstrate extensive knowledge of potential customers and competitors in this area

  • Timely data entry in our Customer Relationship Management tool

  • Orchestrate customer / branch relationships and collaborate with regional Product, Service, Geo, and Knowledge Management resources

  • Participate in the creation of value-added solutions for customer’s logistics needs, including supporting diagrams and cost-benefit calculations

  • Support the transition of new accounts through customer introductions, information transfer, and securing any necessary customer paperwork. When needed, support AR (accounts receivable) collection.

  • Attend training & development sessions to continue developing selling skills and updating Expeditors Product and Service knowledge

  • Involvement in local trade groups, as directed by the District Sales Manager

  • Take on additional assignments as required, supporting company needs

Desired Skill-Sets and Characteristics


  • The ability to meet with customers off-site on a regular basis

  • Oral and written proficiency in the English language

  • Strong problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work productively both individually and in a team environment

  • Sense of urgency for goal achievement

  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment

  • Comfortable with regular data entry on a laptop computer

  • Strong rapport and relationship-building focused

  • Empowered to make quick decisions in response to changing conditions

  • Extroverted, confident, enthusiastic and persuasive

  • Influences others to action

  • Timeliness and accountability for results