• Account Manager - Joliet, IL

    Location US-IL-Joliet
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  • Overview

    C.R. England, a leading transportation solutions provider, is interested in hiring an Account Manager to grow its asset-based business out of our Dedicated facility in Joliet, IL. 


    The Account Manager is at the very center of a fast-paced strategic environment. Our customers require individuals who think strategically and plan ahead of rapidly changing situations while maintaining a positive team oriented attitude. Account Managers must be organized and engaged with the team. 


    This position directs and coordinates the management of a specific account and includes the management of driver managers, office staff in some locations, and drivers. Account Managers will manage asset utilization and drivers to ensure high delivery of customer service and fleet profitability. 


    Why join us: 


    Stability:  The transportation industry is crucial to the U.S. economy, making C.R. England a stable career choice. As a 98 year-old leader in the transportation industry, we have grown 100% in the last decade. We will continue growing as we approach our second century.

    Employee Value:  2015 recipient of the Achievers Award for Most Engaged Workplaces in the U.S

    Benefits: World class compensation and benefits packages, continuous training and development, and a team-oriented culture

    Work life balance: At C.R. England we value family both in our individual homes and our company family; our culture embraces this philosophy and fosters an environment to support both.


    The Account Manager has responsibility for all aspects of a given account, including the day to day function of all staff and all drivers running on said account. Hire, train, and discipline, up to and including termination if needed. Manage and control costs and expenses.

    • Direct office staff and drivers on day to day issues including the management of freight and the management of driver’s hours to ensure freight is delivered in a timely manner.
    • Manage the use of all assets to include Drivers, Trucks and Trailers.
    • Direct office staff and drivers in all aspects of safety.
    • Work with customer to ensure freight commitments are being met and that the customer’s needs are being taken care of.
    • Work on all Directives given by the Regional Operations Manager and Director of Operations.


    • The ideal candidate is a professional with excellent communication, management, coaching, leadership and organization skills.
    • This job is highly demanding and requires patience and professionalism.
    • Experience in the transportation industry is preferred.
    • Knowledge of AS400 IT systems, Microsoft Office and related tools are all preferred.
    • A four-year degree is preferred.


    C.R. England offers a competitive benefits package that includes, medical, dental, life insurance, vision, vacation, and 401K.


    C.R. England has grown 100% in the last ten years and seeks to continue its exciting success. Our outstanding growth represents tremendous opportunity for those interested in leadership and management careers. Our hiring process focuses on those interested in long-term career possibilities and encourages career-minded individuals to apply. 




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