Field Sales Representative, Freight Forward (Chicago, IL)

Job Posted 6/4/2024
Maersk Logistics & Services USA
United States
Job Description

Field Sales Representative, Freight Forward

Chicago, IL

Are you ready to embark on a career journey with Maersk, a global leader in integrated logistics shaping the future of global trade and sustainability?

About Us:

Maersk is a global leader in integrated logistics and has been an industry pioneer for over a century. Through innovation and transformation, we are redefining the boundaries of possibility and continuously setting new standards for efficiency, sustainability, and excellence. At Maersk, we believe in the power of diversity, collaboration, and continuous learning. We work hard to ensure that the people in our organization reflect and understand the customers we exist to serve. With over 100,000 employees across 130 countries, we work together to shape the future of global trade and logistics.

What We Offer:

This isn't your typical 9-to-5 job. As a Freight Forward Field Sales Rep with Maersk, you'll dive into an international, challenging business environment known for its diversity and high pace. You'll be able to forge valuable relationships with current and prospective customers, working alongside highly professional teams who will recognize and reward your contributions.

Why Join Us:

  • Dynamic Environment: Work in a high-paced environment where every day brings new challenges and opportunities.
  • Valued & Recognized: Join a culture where your efforts are valued, recognized, and rewarded.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Join forces with amazing colleagues who share a deep commitment to our values and go the extra mile for our customers, society, and each other.


  • Customer Management: Manage assigned customers and budget base, pursuing and securing business in alignment with business objectives.
  • Solution-Oriented: Identify customer needs and provide tailored solutions to meet their requirements.
  • Market Understanding: Develop a deep understanding of target customers and the assigned account base, staying informed of significant trends, rate changes, and policies.
  • Prospecting & Networking: Research and analyze the territory to establish business contacts with potential customers and stay ahead of competitive and industry trends.
  • CRM Excellence: Ensure customer relationship management tools are updated on time and quality maintained. Utilizing Salesforce or current CRM program to build a customer database of key information; build and maintain active pipeline; measure KPIs; identify trends to improve win probability and forecasting accuracy.


  • Experience: Established and successful field sales experience
  • Communication: Excellent communication and negotiation skills are essential.
  • Analytical: Ability to research, analyze data, and identify trends. Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Adaptability: Innovation and problem-solving skills that include the ability to develop and propose supply chain solutions
  • Team Player: Collaborative mindset with a willingness to go above and beyond for customers and colleagues.

Join us at Maersk and join a team shaping the future of global trade and logistics. Together, let's navigate towards success and create a more sustainable world. Apply now and set sail on a rewarding career journey with Maersk.


Maersk is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we embrace different styles of thinking. Maersk is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants without regard to race, colour, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy or parental leave, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.