Air Freight Forwarding Manager

Total Quality Logistics, Inc   •  

Pittsburgh, PA

Industry: Transportation

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

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About the role:

As the Air Freight Forwarding Manager, you will be instrumental and responsible for the growth and development of the Domestic and International Air Freight Forwarding business of TQL Global. We are looking for someone that has the proven success, knowledge and experience in the industry to help establish best practices while progressively growing a team.


POSITION IS BASED IN CINCINNATI, OH. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE INCLUDED.


What's in it for you:

  • Competitive compensation and benefit package
  • Opportunity to build and manage an Air Import/Export Team from the ground up
  • Stability, support, and strength from a $3.6 billion organization
  • Work hard, play hard – enjoy happy hours, team outings, company-sponsored volunteer events


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the provision of air freight forwarding services (domestic, import and export) to TQL Global's customers
  • Develop, implement and continuously enhance air freight forwarding operational procedures (domestic, import and export)
  • 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 air carriers
  • Lead negotiation of rates and contracts with air carriers
  • Develop and build out domestic Authorized Representative carrier base
  • Stay current with developments and changes in applicable laws, regulations and other government requirements
  • Oversee compliance with applicable TSA requirements, laws, regulations, other government filings and requirements, and company standards
  • Assist in the recruitment, onboarding and continuous development of best in class air freight forwarding talent (domestic, import and export)
  • Serve as the Indirect Air Carrier Security Coordinator ("IACSC") for TQL Global


Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of air freight forwarding experience
  • Proven ability to establish or enhance air freight forwarding operational functions (domestic, import and export)
  • Meet the requirements for serving as TQL Global's IACSC
  • Strong understanding of applicable TSA requirements, laws, regulations and other government requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Economics or related
  • Results oriented with the drive to grow a domestic and international air freight forwarding business
  • Experience participating in the creation of strategic planning initiatives
  • Strong analytical skills with a systematic problem-solving approach