Ocean Product Specialist- Midwest (Chicago, Dallas, St Louis, Columbus, and Minneapolis)

FedEx Trade Networks - St. Louis, MO (28 days ago)3.9

Full-time

Company: FedEx Trade Networks
Job Title: Ocean Product Specialist- Midwest (Chicago, Dallas, St Louis, Columbus, and Minneapolis)
Job Requisition Number: RC104433
Time Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular

Primary Job Posting Location:
1101 Busse Road
Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
United States

Additional Locations:
4433 Woodson Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63134
United States

1144 W. Bethel Road
Coppell, Texas 75019
United States

2626 E 82nd St
Bloomington, Minnesota 55425
United States

845 Claycraft Rd Ste B
Columbus, Ohio 43230
United States

Posting Date: 2018-10-16
Job Posting End Date: 2018-10-31

Execute strategies which support the growth of ocean volumes, and enhance the development of the ocean product. Working closely with the md of ocean, will be responsible for supporting carrier development, pricing, analyzing of carrier service, routings, carrier performance, and supporting carrier service issues. This position will also support sales and operations as an ocean subject matter expert.

Implement and communicate strategies in order to increase volumes, maximize competiveness, enhance service, support adherence or preferred network. Assist in implementing pricing programs; review volume targets, working with the tlm, assist in developing an ocean strategy which enhances the effectiveness of sales to achieve expectations of account development and yield enhancement. Communicate both internally and externally to outline strategy, market conditions, work closely with the MD, Ocean, along with global trade lane team, sales and operations to communicate direction and deliverables. Direct and in-direct customer contact will also be required. Working closely with product, sales and operations to ensure compliance with policies and procedures in order to minimize company's risk exposure as well as enhance service quality and to achieve volume targets. Conduct regular service reviews to ensure agreed upon KPI's are being met or exceeded. Assist in gathering, analyzing and reporting information regarding performance and competitive activity; submit reports as required. Work with the MD, Ocean, along with the regional ocean management team, to promote the ocean product. Support sales and operations as needed. Manage annual budget; control, monitor and report results on a regular basis in order to achieve budget targets. Work closely with marketing to develop external and internal communications specific to the ocean product.

Bachelor's degree/equiv at least (8) years experience in international freight forwarding industry including direct ocean experience in working with ocean contract, negotiating ocean rates, quoting ocean ratess, analyzing oean rates and routing. Prior ocean carrier experience a plus. Familiar with Microsoft Office apps. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Business orientated and remarkable business acumen. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Position can be domiciled in any office in the mid-west (Chicago, Dallas, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Columbus)

FedEx Trade Networks provides freight forwarding, as well as import and export services that allow companies to reach markets throughout the world. They help customers of all sizes solve the intricacies of shipping goods globally by providing comprehensive international ocean and air freight forwarding, surface transportation and distribution, customs brokerage, trade and customs advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. We're glad you stopped by and hope your job search experience with FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. will be rewarding. We look forward to hearing from you!

FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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