Expeditors Opportunity Knocks for Veterans program is designed to help those who served in the military by providing them with an opportunity to join a leading Fortune 500 company.
Transitioning from any profession to another can be difficult. Learning new skills, or in many cases, a whole new industry, can also be challenging. Add to this an increasingly competitive job market, and the task becomes even more daunting. But with over 300 locations around the world, Expeditors is perfectly suited to lend a hand and at the same time grow its existing base of global service-oriented professionals.
As a Fortune 500 company, Expeditors employs more than 17,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 300 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Our services include the consolidation and forwarding of air or ocean freight, customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order and risk management, warehousing, distribution and customized logistics solutions.
At Expeditors, we pride ourselves on being a solutions-based organization and take time to understand each customer's individual business needs. As a non-asset based organization, we have considerable flexibility when managing customers' supply chains. Due to our relationships with local suppliers and global air and ocean partners, we can provide customers with the best routing and pricing options. Our comprehensive, flexible spectrum of services is supported by leading-edge information technology that provides a high level of visibility from end to end.
At Expeditors, our culture is about exceeding our customers' expectations and providing a place for our employees to make a career. It is noticeable that our people just care more. They move faster, work harder and are better rewarded than our competition. Our offices are neat, organized and set up in accordance with our quality standards. It's a simple philosophy that works - we will do all we can to protect our culture.
Our desk level operators are key to the efficient day-to-day operations of Expeditors' branches and our front line in providing outstanding customer service to our customers. Desk staff are responsible for processing shipments, researching and answering customer service inquiries, assisting service providers and managing documentation and communication between Expeditors' branches. Desk staff also include accounting personnel and office administrative assistants. In this role you will get to experience many facets of working in a global logistics company and learn how our industry works first-hand through experience with our people, systems, customers and service providers. We offer a competitive pay package and the opportunity to participate in branch bonus pools, in addition to unlimited opportunities for professional growth and advancement. We also offer an immediate comprehensive benefits package for you and your eligible dependents. This is an outstanding role for veterans with entry-level or mid-level administrative, logistics or accounting experience (officer or enlisted) to grow their careers.
Our Distribution Services staff are an important part of the global logistics value chain that is utilized by our customers to support worldwide movement of goods. Warehouse staff are responsible for managing the inbound and outbound flow of goods, coordinating inventory controls and maintaining safety, security and cleanliness of our warehouse facilities. People with experience in material handling and warehousing will appreciate the state-of-the-art facilities and systems operated by Expeditors. We offer a competitive pay package and the opportunity to participate in branch bonus pools, in addition to unlimited opportunities for professional growth and advancement. We also offer an immediate comprehensive benefits package for you and your eligible dependents. People who have served as unit supply specialists, logisticians or similar roles in the military will find these positions at Expeditors to be very similar.
At Expeditors, our Sales Executives are at the front line of our company. The Sales Executive orchestrates involvement of multiple people in our sales process, so that new customer revenue is consistently secured for our district office and Expeditors network. Initiative coupled with a sense of competitive drive, and the ability to stay focused on results despite changing conditions, are the keys to the Sales Executive role at Expeditors. We provide extensive training in our products and operations to allow you to sell across the spectrum of our service offerings. We offer a very competitive performance-based compensation package with unlimited commission potential. We also offer an immediate comprehensive benefits package for you and your eligible dependents. Veterans with experience in logistics, contract management, program management or related areas, that enjoy developing strong relationships with people, and wish to move into a business development and sales role, will find unlimited opportunity as a Sales Executive.
We have technology jobs open at all levels of experience in all disciplines (software developers, software quality testing, project managers, systems analysts, support, system administration, cyber security and telecom/networking). Most of these positions are located at our corporate headquarters in Seattle, Washington, but we also have support positions periodically open at our 45+ branch offices throughout the US. Come work in a team environment where your contributions are appreciated and where you can help define your career path. We hire at all levels and offer a robust training program to allow people to match their skills with their interests and aspirations. Service members with experience or a background in technology such as CyberCom, IT, Intelligence, Signal Corps or related jobs will find our IS department a good match and a great place to create a post-service civilian career. We offer a competitive pay package, in addition to unlimited opportunities for professional growth and advancement. We also offer an immediate comprehensive benefits package for you and your eligible dependents.