PLS Logistics Services

Sales Internship

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
ID 2024-1036
Position Type


Paid Sales Internship Program
Are you looking for a fun, paid internship, in a collaborative and supportive environment? Our sales interns gain real -world, hands-on experience in the world of sales, logistics, and supply chain.

Our program is 10 weeks in length and could be anywhere from 20-40 hours per week.

This is a very unique program that includes a paid hourly wage and 3% commission on all sales!


Job summary

This internship will allow interns to learn all aspects of a third-party logistics (3PL) sales career by assisting the freight brokerage team on various tasks such as prospecting potential customers, booking freight loads, negotiating prices, and interacting with current customers. PLS interns are treated as employees and are always held to a high standard to represent PLS in a positive light. The PLS Sales Internship Program is based on our full-time Account Executive Trainee position.

Our sales internship is a project-based internship that will allow interns to learn about and work in the industry and present on a given topic at the end of the program! You will also have the opportunity to participate in a career support session with our corporate recruiters to discuss resume building and interview skills.

Essential job functions

  • Research and gain knowledge on industry trends
  • Generate leads and develop clients through cold calling industry leads
  • Negotiate client and carrier freight rates
  • Lead and facilitate client service issues through to the point of resolution
  • Liaise between shipper, consignee, and carrier
  • Participate in projects and presentations
  • Conduct other duties as required by business needs or as assigned


Minimum requirements

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in business or related field (junior or senior)
  • PC proficient (Microsoft 365 preferred)
  • Communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt to job requirements

Pay Range

USD $15.00 - USD $15.00 /Hr.


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