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Manager, Global Ocean Operations

Company: Total Quality Logistics
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

About the role:

As the Manager for TQL Global's Ocean Freight Forwarding operations, you will be responsible for the development and growth of our International Ocean Freight Forwarding business. - -Established in 2018, you will have the opportunity to lead one of the newest groups under the TQL Global umbrella. -Historically, we promote our managers internally, but our rapid growth and creation of new services. has created opportunities for highly driven leaders to join the TQL Global family. -

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What's in it for you: -


  • Competitive compensation, benefits and long-term incentive packages
  • Paid relocation to Cincinnati, OH
  • Opportunity to build and manage an Ocean Import/Export Team from the ground up
  • Unmatched growth potential within a newly established TQL Global department
  • We win wherever we go - Voted a Top Workplaces USA (2021, 2022) and Forbes America's Best Employers (2022)


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    What you'll be doing:


    • Oversee the provision of ocean transportation intermediary services to TQL Global's customers
    • Develop, implement, and continuously enhance ocean import/export operational procedures
    • Map company process flows and continuously review to identify efficiency gains
    • Establish and manage relationships with origin counterparts and destination partners
    • Strategically grow a network of ocean carriers - -
    • Lead negotiation of rates and contracts with ocean carriers
    • Help resolve issues with steamship lines, ports and container freight stations, and carriers -
    • Work with the TQL Drayage Team to optimize customers' end-to-end transportation solutions
    • Stay current with developments and changes in applicable laws, regulations and other government requirements
    • Oversee compliance with applicable regulations, other government requirements and filings, and company standards -
    • Assist in the recruitment, onboarding, and continuous development of best-in-class ocean import/export talent
    • Serve as the "Qualifying Individual" as required for FMC OTI licensing


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      Qualifications: -


      • 5+ years of ocean freight forwarding experience
      • 3+ years of NVOCC experience is a plus
      • Meet the requirements for being a "Qualifying Individual" as required for FMC OTI licensing
      • Strong understanding of applicable laws, regulations and other government requirements
      • Proven ability to establish or enhance ocean import/export operational functions -
      • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Economics, or related
      • Results oriented with the drive to grow an international ocean freight forwarding business -
      • Experience participating in the creation of strategic planning initiatives
      • Strong analytical skills with a systematic problem-solving approach


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        Where you'll be: 1855 Griffin Rd Ft Lauderdale, FL 33312
        *Preferred Location: 4289 Ivy Pointe Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 (Relocation Assistance will be provided if open to relocating) -

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        About TQL Global: -TQL Global, LLC ("TQL Global") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TQL, and is an FMC-licensed ocean freight forwarder, a licensed customs broker, and a TSA-approved IAC. -

Keywords: Total Quality Logistics, Fort Lauderdale , Manager, Global Ocean Operations, Executive , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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