Sales Specialist- Transportation

Anchorage, AK, USA Req #1951
Monday, February 27, 2023

American Fast Freight, Inc. (AFF), a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey), is your trusted and reliable transportation and logistics company, providing a wide range of ocean freight consolidating and freight forwarding, trucking, project logistics and warehousing-distribution services to and from Alaska.


We’re looking for a Sales Specialist- Transportation to join our team.

Summary / Primary Role:

The Sales Specialist- Transportation will be responsible for conducting sales out in the field via face-to-face interactions with both potential and existing customers. This position is responsible for offering the best possible customer experience as well as providing hands-on explanations of any new or updated products when necessary. 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Outside sales in an assigned territory which consists of making in-person sales calls on existing and potential account.
  • Preplan activities to make optimum use of time.
  • Prepare, compile, and input rate quote and rate proposal requests.
  • Travel may be a requirement depending upon assigned territory.
  • Comply with all aspects of sales reporting.
  • Generate and answer sales leads.
  • Attend weekly sales meetings.
  • Customer entertainment after normal business hours and or on weekends as warranted.
  • Manage sales related expenses within budgetary guidelines.
  • Accurate, timely, meaningful communication inside and outside the organization.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Key Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Minimum of one to three years’ sales experience with proven success in either inside or outside sales.
  • Sales experience within the Domestic Off-Shore Market in the LTL/LCL sector is preferred.
  • Sales territory management skills with minimal supervision.
  • Basic computer skills.


Must have valid driver license.



Local area travel is anticipated.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits package including: 

  • Choice of medical plans with FSA, HRA and HSA options.
  • Company-paid dental and life/disability Plans.
  • 401K with company match.
  • Preferred vendor discounts.
  • Work-life balance.


Odyssey does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

Other details

  • Job Family Sales & Marketing
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 50
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Anchorage, AK, USA