Headford USA

Freight General Manager – LA, California

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $80k to $100k basic DOE

Benefits – A comprehensive benefits package, paid holidays & vacation, medical, annual bonus

A great work environment

Major Responsibilities

New Business Development.

Participate and lead sales and client planning meetings.

Elevate discussions to establish a strategic partnership with clients and overseas agents.

Handling all contractual services to include administrative functions, operations, information systems, parts

purchasing, and inventory control.

Ensuring compliance of all company procedures and policies

Ensuring services are provided within budget and action plans developed and implemented to improve

operational efficiencies.

Maintaining company and contractual assets (vehicles, facilities, inventories, tools, and equipment).

Ensuring compliance of local, state, and federal laws and regulation (California and New York)

Analyzing, preparing, and developing budgets and forecasts.

Assessing resource needs, problems, trends and plans accordingly.

Developing action plans to ensure customer retention.

Assuring a safe working environment.

Skills and Qualifications

Ability to communicate with co-workers in problem resolution

Sense of urgency

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree highly preferred

Six to seven years’ experience in logistics or freight forwarding

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and preferred CHINESE CANTONESE/MANDARIN

Experience managing large teams of employees

General understanding of Supply Chain Management and the logistics industry is required.

Understanding the full range of Freight Forwarding services, including movement scheduling, monitor and control services, cost optimization, and various industry-specific requirements is required.

Intermediate MS Excel, Power Point, Word and database management are required.

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