Business Development Manager - Freight Forwarding

Tokyo Permanent Foreign Multinational Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Join a new company with well established customers already
  • Great salary and incentive package

About Our Client

Our client is a s a German transport and logistics company with a global presence on all continents. They are active in airfreight, sea freight, road freight, rail freight, and contract logistics. They have a long history with Japanese businesses as they have a strong partnership with a giant Japanese logistics company.

Their Japan office opened in 2023. They currently already hired 5 employees but still looking to expand. Unlike most freight forwarders in Japan, the company's average age is relatively young.

Job Description

  • Identify and prospect new business/clients via cold-calling and sales activities
  • Build and develop strong relationships with new and existing clients through regular sales calls and visits
  • Handle customer-related coordination calls/meetings with Key Account Management (KAM), Operations, Product, etc.
  • Prepare new (general) quotations and follow up on sales leads
  • Manage customer complaints for non-shipment-related topics
  • Maintain and update the information on the Customer Information System (CIS)

The Successful Applicant

  • Business-level English and Japanese
  • Sales in the logistics industry experience

What's on Offer

  • Competitive total rewards compensations
  • Opportunity to grow a professional career in a rapidly growing organization
Abiyan Arfani
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Phone number
+813 6832 8953

Job summary

Field Sales
What is your area of specialisation?
Transport & Distribution
Job Type
Consultant name
Abiyan Arfani
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8953
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.