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Sales Representative, Freight Forwarding


DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 


Location: Kempton Park
Job Posting Title: Sales Representative
Time Type: Full Time


Main purpose of the role

The main purpose of the role is to gain new business in the market as well as maintain new business secured whilst increasing the logistics spend of each customer.

Ability to compile rates proposals/Estimates and presentations

Ability to conduct customer implementation

All administrative functions within the sales environment. Eg: Estimates and rates proposals


Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Advance computer literacy level in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Minimum 1 -2 years sales experience in Logistics, Supply Chain or Freight Forwarding/Shipping Line
  • Own reliable vehicle
  • Valid endorsed driver’s license
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Ability to travel


Added Advantages for this role

National Diploma / B. Degree 

Sales training courses


Duties and responsibilities

  • Attend and complete the designated training for this program
  • Shadow sales manager
  • Executive level engagement
  • Operational implementation of new business signed.
  • Contract negotiations
  • Profit maximization
  • Tender, proposal and contract development
  • Stakeholder account and relationship management
  • Business value propositions
  • Consultative selling
  • Opportunity analysis and qualification
  • Fulfill reporting requirements including but not limited to CRM Tool management
  • Ability to work under pressure in a corporate environment.


Disclaimer: Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should an external candidate not hear from us within four (4) weeks following their application, they should consider their application unsuccessful. Strictly fair and non-discriminatory selection procedures will be followed. We use Affirmative Action (AA) measures in an endeavor to redress the disadvantages in employment experienced by designated groups. Where possible, preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and in line with DSV’s Employment Equity plans. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.