We want motivated individuals with energy, enthusiasm, and – above all – a passion for learning. If you communicate well, multi-task, and take care of business quickly and responsibly, we want you.

Balance competition and collaboration in an engaging work environment. With the right resources and opportunity for unlimited earning, you will grow at Longship.

Common Sense + Hard Work

Available Positions

  • Logistics Specialist (Lexington, KY)

    The ideal Logistics Specialist is eager to learn, highly motivated to succeed, and possess a positive, energetic demeanor. The Logistics Specialist must be good at balancing relationships, demonstrates strong communication, and is able to resolve problems in a timely manner.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Act as a liaison between carrier, shipper, and receiver
    • Facilitate the movement of the customer freight – entering loads from customer tenders, scheduling/rescheduling appointments for all loads, etc.
    • Monitor daily pick-ups/deliveries and verify loads arrived on time & in good condition
    • Escalate Account Executive on problem loads, and the actions that will or have been taken
    • Update receivers and customers on the status of loads
    • Negotiate and confirm rates with carriers
    • Manage detention, layover, and other accessorial costs with carrier
    • Other duties as required or assigned

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
    • 3rd Party Logistics experience; selling, quoting, & booking freight (preferred)
    • Strong prioritization skills, multitasking skills, and works with a sense of urgency
    • Flexible, willing to work in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment
    • Ability to work in a team setting, while also delivering independent results
    • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Strong computer literacy and verbal & written communication skills
    • An ability to apply common sense to resolve issues and complete tasks effectively

                                                                                                                                     

    Schedule:

    • Full-time; Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

     

    What we offer you

    • $40,000 annual salary
    • Commission package and quarterly bonus opportunities
    • Optional ability to bring new clientele to an Account Executive’s book for extra commission
    • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
    • 401K with great company matching
    • On-site training, career development, & advancement opportunities
    • Paid time off and paid holidays
    • Newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility with a private fitness center
    • Intramural sports, strong comradery, and a collaborative work environment

     

    Click “Join The Ship” below to apply.

    This will prompt you to send an email to: applicants@longship.us. Please include a resume and brief introduction.

     

    Longship is an at-will employer. Longship is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

  • Account Executive (Lexington, KY)

    Longship’s Account Executives are highly motivated, goal oriented and strong communicators who succeed in a fast-paced environment. They oversee customer shipments from pickup to on-time delivery, assuring an efficient process. Every time.

    Our Account Executives set and maintain high standards of service and reliability and we take pride in their contributions. As such, we are committed to recruiting, training, and retaining intelligent and tenacious individuals. Our technology and resources are top-of-the-line, and our personnel are some of the best in the business.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Prospect and develop strong professional relationships—via phone and e-mails — to sell freight transportation brokerage services
    • Provide full cycle customer service from contract to delivery
    • Understand the customers’ shipping needs and negotiate rates
    • Contact carriers/trucking companies to find the most efficient shipping option, provide order tracking and delivery confirmation
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and maintain the flow of business information with a sense of urgency
    • Contacting customers daily to not only generate revenue but maintain the relationship
    • Responsible for identifying sales opportunities and closing sales
    • Other duties as required or assigned

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Entrepreneurial sales approach, no set territories.
    • Cold calling- not afraid to pick up the phone
    • Aptitude and appreciation for selling in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and follow-thru abilities.
    • Strong work ethic with a team mentality

     

    What we offer you:

    • $40,040 salary
    • Uncapped commissions paid bi-weekly
      • Longship has one of the highest commission pay-outs within the industry.
    • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
    • 401K with great company matching
    • Paid time off and paid holidays
    • Quarterly sales rewards, including trips, monetary bonuses and more
    • 26-week, on-site training
    • Internal advancement opportunities & career development
    • Newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility with a private fitness center
    • Intramural sports, strong comradery, and collaborative work environment

     

    Click “Join The Ship” below to apply.

    This will prompt you to send an email to: applicants@longship.us. Please include a resume and brief introduction.

     

    Longship is an at-will employer. Longship is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

  • Account Executive (Nashville, TN)

    Longship has recently opened a new office in Nashville, TN and is in search of an experienced  Account Executive to join our team.

    The ideal candidate is a seasoned  Account Executive with experience in freight brokering, operations, and customer service. This is someone who has an advanced understanding of the freight market and can hit the ground running with a turnkey operation.

    Longship is looking for a sales professional who is proven in experience with an active customer base, skilled at building rapport, opening doors, and understanding business requirements of senior decision makers.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Procure and develop new business
    • Make calls to customers; solicit & price freight
    • Achieve company objectives through effective planning, sales goal setting, and projecting future performance
    • Strategically foster customer engagement
    • Prospect and develop strong professional relationships—via phone, e-mails and outside sales visits— to sell freight transportation brokerage services.
    • Provide full cycle customer service from contract to delivery
    • Understand the customers’ shipping needs, negotiate rates, contact carriers/trucking companies to find the most efficient shipping option, provide order tracking and delivery confirmation.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and maintain the flow of business information with a sense of urgency.
    • Contacting customers daily to not only generate revenue but maintain the relationship.
    • Responsible for identifying sales opportunities and closing sales.

     

    Qualifications:

    • At least 1 year of 3rd Party Logistics experience
    • Experience in selling, quoting & booking freight
    • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
    • Experience in selling, quoting & booking freight
    • Ability to develop and manage a book of business
    • Track record of meeting/exceeding goals as an individual contributor
    • Demonstrates good judgment, familiarity with internal business concepts, and strong sales, communication, & interpersonal skills
    • Professional & punctual approach to the work environment

     

    What we offer you:

    • $42,000 annual salary
    • Uncapped commissions paid bi-weekly
      • Longship has one of the highest commission pay-outs within the industry.
    • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
    • 401K with great company matching
    • Paid time off and paid holidays
    • Quarterly sales rewards, including trips, monetary bonuses and more
    • On-site training, internal advancement opportunities, & career development
    • State-of-the-art facility in the Heart of Downtown Nashville with parking and an on-site fitness center.

     

    Click “Join The Ship” below to apply.

    This will prompt you to send an email to: applicants@longship.us. Please include a resume and brief introduction.

     

    Longship is an at-will employer. Longship is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

  • Full Time Night Dispatcher (Lexington, KY)

    Responsibilities:

    • Answer incoming calls as they arrive on the Night Dispatch que
    • Perform check calls as directed by Longship Account Executives
    • Provided timely and efficient updates to Account Executives as they become available
    • Provide excellent customer service to customers and carriers
    • Use effective listening skills to collect required information or to identify potential conflicts
    • Correspond with carriers and brokers to provide timely updates
    • Confidently make quick, concise decisions under time pressure
    • Develop relationships with customers and drivers
    • Practice professional phone etiquette
    • Troubleshoot problem loads and resolve issues pertaining to delays, accidents, pickup/delivery numbers, and paperwork questions
    • Perform Carrier Setup duties, vet carriers, and update carrier database as needed
    • Issue advances to carriers pertaining to unloading charges and fuel advances
    • Maintain communication with carrier while loads are in transit
    • Other duties as required or assigned

     

    Qualifications:

    • High school graduate
    • Dispatching experience (preferred not required)
    • Customer service background preferably in a call center environment
    • Attention to detail and confident decision-making skills
    • Ability to manage time and resources efficiently
    • Proficient computer literacy

     

    Schedule:

    This is a full-time position with hours ranging from 35-40hrs/per week. The working schedule is posted on a monthly basis, and we ask that qualifying candidates have the following availability:

    • Monday-Friday: 5PM – 1AM
    • Saturday: 8AM – 8PM
    • Sunday: 8AM – 8PM

     

    What we offer you:

    • $15.00/per hour
    • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
    • 401K great company matching
    • Paid time off
    • On-site training, career development & advancement opportunities
    • Newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility with a private fitness center
    • Intramural sports, strong comradery, and a collaborative work environment

     

    Click “Join The Ship” below to apply.

    This will prompt you to send an email to: applicants@longship.us. Please include a resume and brief introduction.

     

    Longship is an at-will employer. Longship is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

  • Sales Intern (Lexington, KY- Spring 2022)

    Our Sales Internship Program is a 12-week program intended to immerse you into the transportation & logistics industry, give you real business experience, and aid in developing skills that will prepare you for your future career – hopefully at Longship.

    As a Sales Intern, you will participate in a combination of responsibilities including inside sales, account management, supply chain planning, and operational activities to meet the shipping needs of our customers.

    The ideal Sales Intern is highly motivated, goal oriented, and a strong communicator who succeeds in a fast-paced environment. They should set and maintain high standards of customer service, reliability, and punctuality.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Learn, perform, and refine the craft of selling in the logistics industry
    • Aid in facilitating the movement of customer freight – entering loads from customer tenders, scheduling/rescheduling appointments, monitoring daily pick-ups/deliveries, etc.
    • Discover how to negotiate and confirm rates
    • Develop strong relationships with customers and carriers through research, cold calling, and lead generation

     

    Qualifications:

    • Undergraduate education pursuing a Bachelor’s degree; senior-level standing preferred
    • Strong work ethic and sales-driven
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
    • Aptitude and appreciate for selling in a fast-paced environment
    • Skilled at working collaboratively and accomplishing team goals

     

    Schedule:

    • Duration: 2/14/2022 – 5/6/2022
    • 4–6 hour shifts are scheduled Monday – Saturday
    • Flexible scheduling: Longship is willing to work with successful candidates’ coursework schedule.

     

    What we offer you:

    • Paid Internship at $15/per hour
    • The opportunity to transition into an Account Executive at Longship after completing the Sales Internship Program
    • One-on-one mentorship
    • Real world experience in the freight, transportation, and logistics industry
    • Exploration of new ideas encompassed through an open-door policy

     

    Click “Join The Ship” below to apply.

    This will prompt you to send an email to: applicants@longship.us. Please include a resume and brief introduction.

     

    Longship is an at-will employer. Longship is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Lexington (HQ) Interview Address:

2376 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, KY 40509

 

Nashville Interview Address:

424 Church Street Suite 1740, Nashville, TN 37219

  • Fifth Third Bank Building. Commonly known as Fifth Third Center

 

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