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Freight Forwarding Branch Manager

Company: GA Telesis
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

GAT Logistics is looking for an experienced freight forwarding professional to join the new business subsidiary of industry leader GA Telesis. GAT Logistics is a global freight forwarding company founded by GA Telesis, an industry leader and authority in the aviation business worldwide. GAT Logistics can offer you a superior knowledge base and global connections that will further enhance your first-class sales skills and trusted professional network.

If you are an industry expert ready to make a strategic impact at an innovative entrepreneurial company, this may be the career for you!

The Freight Forwarding Branch Manager is responsible for developing a result driven work environment that engages employees through professional development, provides superior customer service and operational excellence in all facets of our dynamic business.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategize and implement profitable domestic and international products and services in various trade lanes and foreign markets
  • Oversee the execution of operational excellence of our Air/Ocean and Import/Export services for all customers adhering to international and regulatory compliance
  • Expand and cultivate strategic relationships with agents and suppliers
  • Negotiate rates and services with various service providers at the local level
  • Ensure all key SOP's are being executed for all shipments, rates, import/export documentation, customer service, operations and sales support initiatives
  • Support all regional offices as the subject matter expert on freight forwarding services and promote a collaborative work environment
  • Promote, monitor, and engage employees to exceed metrics and organizational goals
  • Coordinate and strengthen efforts and communication with Operations Specialists and Sales Account Executives allowing for maximum visibility of the service portfolio

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of Freight Forwarding work experience
  • 3-5 years of air logistics outside sales or internal operations experience, within the aviation and healthcare industry verticals
  • Experience within the local Fort Lauderdale/Miami market preferred
  • Has existing high volume account relationships with the objective of converting the book of business
  • Subject matter expert of freight forwarding services, procedures and market dynamics
  • Proven experience negotiating with cargo airlines, domestic trucking and various carriers
  • Strong command and ability to achieve Key Performance Indicators as an industry leader
  • Strong executive presence and current responsive network within the C-Suite
  • Master level presentation, communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • High level analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel (up to 40%) to meet the demands of training, staffing, and customer expectations
  • Proficient in Magaya Software System preferred
  • College degree preferred; MBA a plus

Keywords:

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Industry:

Logistics & Supply Chain

Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Import & Export

Package/Freight Delivery

Keywords: GA Telesis, Fort Lauderdale , Freight Forwarding Branch Manager, Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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