Four Things to Expect in 2018

Openview

In today’s blog, we break down what you can expect to see throughout the year in the realm of logistics and transportation. Shippers Shipping Carriers Intermodal Transportation Rates Infrastructure Transportation Rates diesel price amazon Future strategy ELD blockchain ELD Mandate Shipment Trucking IoT reform 2018 Looking Ahead Transporation TruckerWe are officially into 2018, the year of opportunity and change. 2017 laid out the foundations for what is to come.

What is Customer Success?

Cincom Smart Selling

Buyer Experience Sales Performance Customer Experience/CX Customer Relationship Management/CRM Performance Metrics Sales Management TransportationWhen we consider customer success as an element in the evaluation of our own enterprise, what exactly are we talking … Continue reading "What is Customer Success?". The post What is Customer Success? appeared first on Cincom Blog.

The Hidden Power of ‘Oui’

Bernadette McClelland

We see the word ‘Oui’ and our thoughts immediately transport us to a romantic and foreign land! To a land that “embodies everything religious zealots everywhere hate: enjoyment of life here on earth in a myriad little ways: a fragrant […]. The post The Hidden Power of ‘Oui’ appeared first on Bernadette McClelland. Conscious Selling Leadership awareness Change Emotions Fear

3 Questions to Determine the Best Type of Revenue Growth

Sales Benchmark Index

billion dollar transportation and logistics business. SBI recently spoke with Charlie DeLacey, the vice president of corporate development and strategy at the Kenan Advantage Group. The company is a $1.5 And their growth rate has been in excess of 10-15%. Article Corporate Strategy

Top 13 Requirements to Help You Soar as a Sales Manager

Understanding the Sales Force

For most people it was a laptop but mine was a Kaypro CP/M based transportable computer that weighed about 15 pounds circa 1984 which I replaced with a Panasonic laptop, with 20 MB of storage circa 1987. In my last article I shared the t op 8 requirements for becoming a great salesperson.

SiriusDecisions Summit 2014

Pointclear

To illustrate his point, he used the example of the invention of intermodal shipping, which allows for the shipping of a container full of goods on multiple modes of transport (truck, ship) without having to load, unload and re-load. Last week I attended the SiriusDecisions Summit in Orlando.

Where Politics & Business Collide: Political Donations of B2B Decision Makers

DiscoverOrg Sales

Logistics & Transportation. Logistics & Transportation. As the 2018 midterm election cycle heats up, demographic research and new insights about American voters has never been more in demand.

Why These Noticeable Details Will Lead You To Greater Success

Bernadette McClelland

Here are a few examples that have come up in my discussions and/or coaching that might give you some food for thought: Funnily enough, writing this article transported me back in time to when my husband and I were renovating an old house.

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100 Most Prospected-to Companies of 2018

DiscoverOrg Sales

Logistics/Transportation. Logistics/Transportation. Logistics/Transportation. Logistics/Transportation. Logistics/Transportation.

From 50 Employees to an $11 Billion Valuation, This Lyft Exec Has Seen It All

Hubspot Sales

I understood their pain points,” she remembers, “Transportation is a barrier for policymakers’ most vulnerable communities. These constituents need convenient transportation to access healthcare, jobs, and childcare -- and they need it to be affordable.”.

The Power of Sales Stories

Anthony Cole Training

One of the most powerful advantages to storytelling is that stories provide what Peter Guber described as emotional transportation. Guest Post by Mark Trinkle, President & CSO. Now that my daughter has reached her teens, our daughter-dad relationship has changed quite dramatically.

Should You Always Agree With Your Client?

MTD Sales Training

You don’t want to go into detail about the process breakdown you experienced, or the transport difficulties encountered on that particular day. “The customer is always right”.

Your Criticism Should Be Aimed at the Lazy

Anthony Iannarino

Nature requires you to expend effort to provide for your needs, like food, water, shelter, transportation, a Netflix membership, and excellent internet bandwidth. It’s popular to rail against the social media figures that suggest that you should hustle and grind.

Even in B2B, Customer Experience Defines You (April Referral Selling Insights)

No More Cold Calling

Two phone calls later, with people promising to notify their transportation people and promising to call me, no one called. Do your clients want more from you? Would you be surprised to learn that prospects want the same buying experience in their business lives as in their personal lives?

Protect Your Precious Sales Time

Anthony Cole Training

When I was in the leadership position with a transportation company, I told my people to be aware of their “Opportunity Cost”. A guest blog by Jack Kasel, Sales Development Expert. Ask yourself: “Is what I’m doing right now helping me become a better sales professional?”.

How to Send an Email: 13 Mistakes You Should Avoid in 2019

Hubspot Sales

I wanted to circle up to discuss the transportation of Dragonglass blades to The Wall. Jon is forced to read through a full paragraph of small talk before Daenerys gets to the heart of the email: a logistical question about the transportation of Dragonglass.

The sales ops tech stack (Part 1)

InsightSquared

There’s a concept in transportation logistics called the “spoke-hub distribution paradigm” which routes are organized as a series of “spokes” that connect outlying points to a central “hub.” Why am I talking about transportation and horrible Boston city planning?

What Do You Sell?

The Pipeline

Transportation services. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca . Proactive Prospecting Summer – Part 4. In this part of the Proactive Prospecting Summer series, we look at improving how we communicate early in the call.

SALESPEOPLE SAVE LIVES.PERIOD.

Bernadette McClelland

And recognised and supported through organisations such as beyondblue where national workplace programs are being put in place for business owners in verticals that include construction, mining, manufacturing and transport, even including not for profits and unions.

How to Develop an Effective Elevator Pitch

Mr. Inside Sales

We offer one of the lowest overall freight charges on transportation, and also on packaging and supplies. Many inside sales reps (outside reps, too!)

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What if We All Thought a Little Like Elon Musk

The Sales Hunter

His design work for the hyperloop transportation system is out in the open for all to see. Elon Musk is the man behind the Tesla and a huge number of other game-changing ideas. He thinks at a level different than 99.9% of all other people.

Differentiation, Dissimilarity, Disruption

Partners in Excellence

They even fit into the same general product/solution category — personal transportation. For example, my friend is solving different transportation/lifestyle problems with his pickup, bikes, and when he uses Uber.

You STILL Need To Sell The Sizzle, Not The Steak

MTD Sales Training

Rather, they want to know that it will transport them to where they want to go and do it in the style for which they desire. We all heard the old adage, “Sell the sizzle, not the steak.”

An Empty Wagon – Sales eXchange 194

The Pipeline

Picture yourself as the person getting the calls, dozens of calls every week, from the copier rep, the wireless rep, the IT integrator rep, the office supply rep, the transportation rep, the sales training rep, and the oodles of other reps. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca.

What I Learned at the TMSA Logistics Conference This Week

Jeff Davis

One of those such chances was being selected by Brian Everett and the board of TMSA (Transportation Marketing and Sales Association) to be the opening keynote of their annual conference.

Making A Difference, Thinking Of Others

Partners in Excellence

They recognize that some communities can’t drill wells, that transporting the water will still be required. They thought, while that water is being transported, they can work on the “clean part.” In December, I launched my 2017/2018 Charity Water campaign.

Are You Gasoline or Water?

The Pipeline

Every day you hear people griping about the price of gas, spinning conspiracy theories, claiming collusion, just going on and on about the price of the fuel. In Toronto they actually have a special segment on the radio telling you what the price of a liter of gas will be the next day.

How Sales Teams Drive Exceptional Customer Experiences

Smart Selling Tools

The “product” of transporting you from point A to point B didn’t change. How Sales Teams Drive Exceptional Customer Experiences. Customer experience has become the basis for competition in the modern world.

The Trade War means a Battle for Your Business: The 4 steps you must take now

Alice Heiman

According to the World Trade Organization (WTO), machine and electronics, metals, agriculture, textiles, footwear, transportation, chemicals, plastics, and wood could all be early casualties. No heavy artillery ? N o bullets flying ? I t doesn’t sound like mu ch of a war. B ut , this could mean life or death for your business. When global giants like the US, China, and the EU clash , companies get caught in the crossfire. .

The sales ops tech stack

InsightSquared

There’s a concept in transportation logistics called the “spoke-hub distribution paradigm” which routes are organized as a series of “spokes” that connect outlying points to a central “hub.” Why am I talking about transportation and horrible Boston city planning?

The Success Premium – Sales eXchange 172

The Pipeline

Every day people make choices about how they want to experiences things, choices in restaurants, mode of transport, business class vs. economy, four start hotel vs. two star, Hugo Boss or Sears, prospect for new opportunities or make football pool selection.

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SALESPEOPLE SAVE LIVES.PERIOD.

Bernadette McClelland

And recognised and supported through organisations such as beyondblue where national workplace programs are being put in place for business owners in verticals that include construction, mining, manufacturing and transport, even including not for profits and unions. SALESPEOPLE SAVE LIVES.PERIOD. Big Statement! Big Shoes To Fill!

Build a Bold, Data Infused Sales Strategy for 2013

Sales Benchmark Index

Maybe the company has recently been highly successful selling into the transportation industry. Joe takes note and says, “Alright, that is slide one, we need to focus on more transportation companies.”.

A Very Easy Way to Connect With Your Customers

The Sales Hunter

Recently I was scanning one of the business websites I scan each day and I found an article detailing how the trucking / transportation industry is expected to show major growth in the coming year.

Who We Serve. Why it Matters.

Pointclear

Multi-state provider of natural gas supply and transportation services to assure dependable delivery. I spend a lot of time on the phone every day, talking to sales and marketing leaders—including prospects. I’m often asked what kind of companies PointClear serves. The short answer is we work with B2B technology, healthcare, financial services and business services organizations, as well as manufacturers.

Let’s Talk Sales! Inspirational Quote by J.K. Rowling – Episode 152

criteria for success

She said: “There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.“ Today's quote from J.K. Rowling is about the importance of storytelling. Read on to learn more about this week's Let's Talk Sales inspiration! Rowling Quote This month's theme highlights the importance of storytelling in sales! And today's quote is from J.K. Rowling. Rowling authored the groundbreaking Harry Potter series.

Guest blog: 10 Success Factors for Quotas Part 2

OpenSymmetry

A sales rep in a Fortune 100 transportation company recently cornered me and asked: “Why is it that our CFO reported to Wall Street that we were on plan for revenue for the quarter, yet leadership is beating on us because we’re behind in the field?”

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The Old Gray Mare, Your Sales Funnel, Ain't What She Used to Be

Increase Sales

Remember as the buggy whip went out when transportation changed, your current sales funnel will evolve as marketing and sales continue to change. The sales funnel has dramatically changed because of the Internet and technology.

The Life Lessons Hidden in Road Construction

Hyper-Connected Selling

I’d love to see our transportation grid revamped and modernized. There’s an old running joke about Chicago weather: “There are two seasons in Chicago, winter and construction.” ” I thought about that as I drove up to see my family in Milwaukee. I went through four road construction zones during the trip that covered almost a half of the 80 mile drive. Road Construction Parallels. Yes, it is super-annoying to go through that much construction.

Sales Leadership and Meeting the CEO: Are You Ready?

The Sales Hunter

For example, if it is a transportation company, consider how energy prices are impacting their bottom line. Securing a meeting with the CEO is cause for celebration, right? It should be, but for some salespeople, the thought of talking to the head of a company can cause anxiety.