What if... your work empowered change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that - disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of technology and logistics experts forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain while chasing towards our moonshot goal of achieving climate neutral operations by 2025.

Your Role 

As Sales Manager (f/m/d) you are responsible for developing and expanding our customer portfolio, consequently bringing in new business to Forto in the Netherlands and managing contract renewals of your existing customer portfolio. This is a unique opportunity to become a central part of establishing Forto in the Dutch market.

You will

  • Become a central part of building up Forto in Benelux
  • Be responsible for the acquisition of new customers and the expansion of Forto's customer portfolio in the Netherlands
  • Be responsible for your own customer portfolio and ensure contract renewals
  • Work closely with our customers, maintaining our customer relationships and actively contributing to their and our success
  • Anticipate future customer needs and improve our customer platform in close cooperation with our product development team

What you bring

  • 1+ years of experience in freight forwarding in either sales or operations
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • A customer centric mindset and experience in driving business development
  • Reliability, independence, high motivation and the ability to work in a dynamic and demanding team

Forto is an internationally growing company

At Forto we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, support them and cultivate them to the benefit of our employees, products and our communities. Forto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

 

Locations
  • Company language: English
  • 17+ offices across Europe & Asia
  • 800+ employees
  • 30+ nationalities represented
  • 2500+ customers

Learn more about us

   

Why Us - You can look forward to

  • Team: At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill. We leave old paths and look for new roads. We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries. What really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and celebrate diversity.
  • Impact: We are leading the digital transformation of a whole industry and share a high awareness for environmental issues on all levels especially supported by our management.
  • Personal & Professional Development: Through strong ownership from the first day you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and take the next steps to being an Expert or People Lead.
  • Working culture: Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made quickly and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.

 

Company Benefits

Sustainability

  • Climate Action Group
  • Emission Offsetting
  • Paperless Office
  • Donating trees

 

Learning & Development

  • Trainings & Library
  • Language Courses
  • 2 Performance Cycles
  • L&D Budget

Onboarding

  • Visa/Relocation Support
  • Onboarding Plan
  • Remote Onboarding
  • Buddy Program

 

Office

  • Inspiring Offices
  • Flexible desks 
  • Free vegan snacks and drinks
  • Regular Events

Other Benefits

  • Corporate Benefits
  • Employee & Sales Referral Program
  • Pension Scheme (country-dependant)

 

 

Work Environment

  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote Work 
  • Home Office Equipment

 

 

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