DHL Global Forwarding (USA)

Regional Air Export Gateway Manager – Chicago – USA

Job Overview

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage overall operations (route planning/capacity allocation) and performance of AFR Export Gateway Team
  • Drive Procurement Strategy & Negotiations (Rate, Space & Capacity) for air cargo exports with Carriers out of ATL Gateway to ensure best buy rate.
  • Ensure continuous improvement processes to increase efficiencies, reduce waste, and improve performance for our customers
  • Ensure optimization of network procurement and implementation of all consolidation opportunities
  • Escalates local carrier performance issues to local suppliers to Key Account Manager’s and Carrier Management when required
  • Provide support to local AFR export (Operations, Aircraft Controlling Custodian, Customer Service) teams for costs, transit times, and routing options

Skills / Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of Air Freight product, Gateway, & Warehouse Operations
  • 6+ years Air Freight / Warehouse operations experience with 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Strong Leadership & Management skills, ability to coach and develop staff (succession planning)
  • Exceptional Communication and Presentation skills (Microsoft Office products)
  • Strong business acumen and data mining/analytical skills
  • Knowledge of the OAG & TACT rules and Export Regulations
  • Dangerous Goods (DG) Certification Preferred
  • BA/BS Degree Preferred

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World
Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

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