First Post - Are Business Development folks welcome here?

Discussion in 'Introductions and Welcomes' started by Coffee is for Closers, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. What's going on everyone. 6-year Account Executive here. Most of what I read on here are from Operations folks. I feel a lot of the same pain. Can I hang out with you guys??
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  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Sure----can you take some good-natured ribbing over sales leads?
  3. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    It is only Feb. You may be in operations by summer.
  4. Absolutely! As long as you aren't going to try to convince me that getting someone set up for Smart Pickup is a sale!

  5. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    Attention everyone. We need someGOOD sales leads. In the past it was just about # of sales leads turned in. That didn't work well so now we need you to turn in GOOD sales leads!
  6. Greenwing

    Greenwing after 15 years nothing suprises me

    Everytime I turn in a sales lead the customer never hears from UPS so I am totally done

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  7. Greenwing

    Greenwing after 15 years nothing suprises me

    It is very in embarrassing

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  8. Greenwing...just like with any other position within the company, some Account Execs are better than others.

    Also, it helps to know the AE for your area by name so if its a hot lead (actual competitor business) then it comes directly to us and doesnt go through our Inside Sales (telemarketer) group first.
  9. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    Welcome Coffee is for Closers.

    You're a upser so of course you're welcome here. If you have a sense of humor and don't take everything that is said too seriously you'll do fine.
  10. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt Obscured by Mirrors Staff Member

    Inside Sales is the bottleneck ... to get credit submit it through the normal process but then also give it directly to the AE.
  11. Thanks Cheryl, glad to be here.
  12. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    We just had a pretty nice account close and started doing daily PU on Monday. 80-140 pieces a day.

    Nice win.
  13. I like it! Here's hoping they pay their invoices! :-)
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I thought we did EFT/automatic withdrawal on new accounts.
  15. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    I have one in week 11 of volume check, and they are already suspended. I hope I still get the points for that lead.
  16. Harry Manback

    Harry Manback Robot Extraordinaire

    You'll get 2 points. Try not to spend it all in one place.
  17. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Awesome.....drinks on me
  18. tonyexpress

    tonyexpress Whac-A-Troll Patrol Staff Member

    Welcome to the BrownCafe Coffee... You'll need thick skin and a good sense of humor and so far I see you're doing just fine.
  19. pretender

    pretender Active Member

    ...and training feeder drivers by September.
  20. 'Lord Brown's bidding'

    'Lord Brown's bidding' Well-Known Member

    Welcome! Glad to have you around. I like being exposed to different parts of the company.

    You said you feel many of the same pains as those in operations. How so?