New Business Sales – Road Freight

R35 000 – R40 000 + fuel + cell + commission

Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town


Our established client is looking for a Road Freight Sales Executive to join their dynamic team. We are looking for a self-motivated, meticulous and confident individual for this exciting opportunity in Johannesburg. Must have a strong interest in Road Freight and a passion for sales.



Relevant qualification an advantage

Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in Freight sales



Strong administrative and computer skills.

Proven track record in road freight sales.

Analytical and mathematical skills to assist in quotations.

Great organizational and time management skills.

Ability to cold call essential

Ability to build a good rapport with clients.

Ability to problem solve and find a practical solution to issues that arise.

Acquire good verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to negotiate and close deals.

Able to work independently.

Ability to understand business process and be able to interpret business needs.

Be willing to work overtime when required.

Be able to work under pressure and in stressful environments.

Fully computer literate in Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook and Power point.



Be the first contact between the company and the potential customers.

Sourcing new business through industry market knowledge and research.

Cold Call and establish appointments with potential customers.

Compile and complete a needs evaluation to suit each customer’s needs as per Freight Forwarding means and Standards.

Present proposed solutions to our Customers.

Work accordingly to the sales and buyer cycle.

Compile monthly reports on all sales activities.

Monitor financial targets due to performance.

Monitor and manage customer call ratios that need to be achieved.


Ref: RD039


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