Business Development Manager – Freight Forwarding

Job description

Business Development Manager – Freight Forwarding

  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Base Salary: $80,000 - $120,000 + commission + car allowance + benefits

We are seeking a Business Development Manager with a focus on Freight Forwarding to lead initiatives in generating new business and engaging with partners. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in international freight forwarding, including ocean, air, import, and export with both FCL & LCL logistics. This role requires a strategic thinker with excellent communication skills and a proven track record of executing growth strategies.

Day-to-day of the role:

  • Build and maintain strong client relationships within the freight forwarding industry.
  • Conduct cold calls to gather information on potential clients’ transport requirements and identify decision-makers.
  • Self-generate meetings with potential new customers, either virtually via Teams or through face-to-face interactions.
  • Track and record metrics throughout the sales process to inform strategies and achieve sales targets.
  • Meet and exceed financial goals by effectively closing deals and expanding the client base.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and the competitive landscape to enhance business development efforts.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of business experience, preferably in freight forwarding or a related field.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively negotiate and build rapport with clients.
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple leads and clients efficiently.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office for creating presentations, reports, and sales tracking.
  • Ability to analyze financial data to inform business decisions and strategies.


  • Competitive base salary with commission opportunities.
  • Car allowance for travel-related expenses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package to support the health and well-being of our employees.

To apply for the Business Development Manager position in Freight Forwarding, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role.


Image 2022 05 20 T08 34 58

Download our free ultimate guide to conducting remote interviews today