We are seeking a Logistics Manager for our International Services Team that is an expert in the Air/Ocean and Import/Export business. This Logistics Manager (Senior LAE) will be a dynamic, self-motivated, and success driven leader that will work diligently to both grow and operate the R+L Global Logistics International Services product line, while also managing and developing a team of international logistics specialists.Summary of Key ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following: Develop strategy and market the company's International Services to generate new business relationships, increase existing relationships, and present solutions to meet customer's needsCollaborate, develop, and build relationships with international transportation carriers and agent representatives regarding air, ocean, import, and export productsTimely preparation of rates and quotes for customers and overseas agents Coordinate the routing of import and export bookings with airline and ocean carriersPrepare all necessary shipping documentation related to international bookings and process all import/export documentation to clearing agents to include: (HAWB's, MAWB's, AES's, Manifest, Shipping Instructions, Haz Cargo Decl., Bill of Ladings, and Certificate of Origin, etc.)Dispatch pick-ups to authorized agents and drayage companies, shipping lines, airlines, trucking companies, clearing agents, warehouses, and all other parties involved in the shipmentAct as a liaison with Custom Brokers and agents, along with Ocean and Air Terminal OperatorsCoaches team members to meet and exceed performance metrics, ensuring that organizational goals are being met for international business offeringsAssists in interviewing, hiring, and on-boarding of new team membersProvides supervision, guidance, and support to all team members regarding operations, standardized procedures, and systems applications that fosters an environment for learningKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Possess extensive industry experience of all international modes of transportation, including air and ocean, for both import and export activitiesExtensive knowledge of domestic and international regulations, policies, and proceduresDemonstrated record of success in performing in an environment of change, maintaining effectiveness while managing multiple and shifting prioritiesStrong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks/projectsAbility to collaborate with business partners on organizational initiativesResults oriented with the drive to want to grow within the organizationAbility to read, write, and speak English fluentlyQualificationsSummary of Experience and Education High School Diploma or GED RequiredPrefer a Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Supply Chain Management, Logistics ,Transportation or other related field of study, or adequate level of work experienceMinimum of 3-5 years experience in international freight forwarding Minimum of 3-5 years experience in international operationsAdvanced knowledge of international geography and foreign markets Experience in supervising and developing teams Prefer proficiency in Cargowise Software SystemMust be proficient in Microsoft OfficeR+L Global Logistics and R+L Truckload Services is a provider of both domestic and international shipping solutions. We offer a complete range of efficient transportation, logistics, and supply chain management services to meet the changing demands of businesses both internationally and domestically. With 16 offices across the country, we have locations in: Fort Myers, Miami, Ocala, Orlando, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Nashville, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Chicago, Dallas, Laredo, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Denver, and Los Angeles allowing our transportation specialists to optimize the supply chain process for our customers.Interested candidates please apply today, we are eager to speak to you! We offer a competitive base salary plus a lucrative bonus opportunity along with a benefits package!
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