Air Freight Forwarding Manager

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) - Atlanta, GA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $77,000 - $110,000 a year
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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

TQL Global:
TQL Global, LLC (“TQL Global”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TQL, and is a TSA-approved IAC, as well as a licensed customs broker and ocean freight forwarder.

Total Quality Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact recruiting at recruiting@tql.com.