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CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. is Delivering Promises and Driving Success to Ensure Everyone Has What's Needed to Live and Thrive. Today, more than ever, we are looking for talented individuals who will help us bring this vision to life.

Account Manager

CRST the Transportation Solutions, Inc. is looking to add another talented Account Manager to join our growing organization in Cedar Rapids, IA.  

Job Summary: CRST Integrated Solutions division provides custom transportation. We manage and source solutions from all our divisions and assets – giving customers the tailored services they need: Long haul or short; flatbed or standard; temperature control trailer or intermodal. Our integrated solutions provide results.

The Account Manager is responsible for onboarding new customers, growing existing business, and managing all operational issues related to an account. This job includes any person or lead person performing an “on-site” position responsible for a CRST client

What you will gain: Our internal practices support the development of career paths, and highly value promoting from within the organization.  With a variety of divisions and locations all over the United States, the potential for growth is limitless.  We also offer a competitive compensation package, including paid training, paid time off, and a full benefits package.  This includes medical, vision, dental, and life insurance which all begin after your first 60 days of employment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and complete competitive bid packages, RFP’s, and other reports relating to current and future customers of CRST with strong influence on competitive pricing and margin requirements.
  • Develop relationships and grow revenues with existing and new CRST customers.
  • Settle disputes regarding customer and carrier pay issues.
  • Represent CRST to its customers regarding transactional rate negotiations.
  • Communicate daily with all customers and Logistics personnel concerning daily operations, billing, claims, and all other project issues.
  • Serve as primary negotiator/decision-maker for CRST regarding freight capacity commitments.
  • Work with our Outside Sales team to onboard new business and grow existing business.
  • The employee is required to be available and execute issue resolution.
  • Conflict management and problem resolution on service and pricing.
  • Understand customers' shipping needs, quoting, and negotiating rates with both the customer and carriers to find the most efficient and profitable shipping option, order tracking and on-time delivery confirmation


Did you know? 
•    CRST is one of the largest privately owned trucking companies in the United States. That means you can count on our experience and ongoing commitment to providing the best service to our customers and the best work environment for our employees. 
•    We are family-owned. We are dedicated to building on our founder’s legacy to make CRST the transportation solution. 
•    CRST is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, IA but has locations across the nation. Our midwestern hometown is known for strong values, commitment to our community, and the success of manufacturers and producers here and throughout the country. When we thrive, America thrives!  

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