Columbia, South Carolina

About the role:

As a Sales Representative for TQL Columbia, you will build your own book of business while handling your customer’s transportation needs 24/7/365.  This means you’re the single point of contact to get the job done right the first time, every time. If you’re a problem-solver, quick decision maker, and have the drive for financial freedom, then this is the sales career for you. There’s no secret to our success, we invest in our people and our technology while delivering the best customer service in the business. Ready to get started?

 

What’s in it for you:

  • $40,000 base salary with un-capped commission opportunity
  • If interested, paid relocation to TQL's HQ in Cincinnati, OH
  • TQL offers paid relocation to another TQL office of your choice once certain performance metrics are achieved
  • Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • 26-week paid training and mentoring program
  • Ability to work in office from one of our 56 offices nationwide
  • Personalized career path with 90% of our sales managers promoted from within
  • We win wherever we go - Voted a Top Workplaces USA (2021, 2022) and Forbes America’s Best Employers (2022)

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Make calls to establish relationships and build your book of business from the ground up
  • Sell and close new and existing customers to move their freight
  • Negotiate price with shippers and carriers
  • Manage daily shipments, resolving issues, to ensure pickup and delivery is on time, 24/7/365
  • Be honest and proactive in all your communications - internally and externally

 

What you need:

  • College degree preferred, but we have successful sales representatives without one
  • The determination to work harder than anyone you know
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to handle conflict
  • The ability to work with the latest technologies
  • We prefer some sales experience, but we have top sales representatives with diverse backgrounds
  • An obsession for great customer service

 

This position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

 

Office Location: 1901 Main Street, Suite 750, Columbia, SC 29201

Columbia, South Carolina

What We Do

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) is a premier third-party logistics provider. We partner with thousands of companies nationwide to facilitate their truckload freight movements.

While our company doesn't own any trucks, our sales professionals arrange for authorized motor carriers to transport the goods of our clients.


Why We Do It

For our clients, the benefit of our service is the ability to save them time and money.

We take the burden out of finding dependable carriers to transport goods, monitoring the trucks until delivery and handling any obstacles that may occur while the goods are in transit.

In turn, our clients are able to concentrate on their core business.


How We Do It

Our dedicated sales teams develop trusted relationships with over 5,000-plus clients and our large network of carriers; and they work to maintain those relationships by negotiating fair rates with both the client and carrier.

The Total Quality Logistics difference, and our competitive advantage, is our pledge of integrity and commitment to providing the highest level of customer service to our clients and carriers. 

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