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Operations Manager - International Freight Forwarding - Ocean/Air - Mississauga, ON - Exclusive

Our client offers sophisticated logistics solutions, to anywhere in the world. Their success is built on their ability to provide dedicated services, extensive carrier connections, extreme flexibility and professionals dedicated to providing personalized, efficient and responsive service.

They are looking for an experienced Operations Manager with a well-rounded background in operations and overseas agency network development. You have a minimum of 5 years in supervision or management in an air/ocean international freight forwarder in Toronto. You are well connected with carriers, adept at leading a staff of imports and exports people, open in communicating and have a strong sense of teamwork to accomplish results.

Our client wants someone who is progressive minded and growth oriented.
Air freight imports and exports first, Ocean freight imports and exports, second

Prime Responsibilities:

• Growth and development of the international freight forwarding and global logistics services in Canada
• Developing and achieving targets of growth in air and ocean services
• Responsible for new overseas agency development and management
• Market strategy and client cultivation coordination, in conjunction with senior management
• Hiring, Training and development of qualified freight forwarding staff
• Senior problem solver for customers to maintain excellent working relationships
• Senior liaison with carrier decision-makers and overseas partners in maintaining high levels of service

Qualifications:

• At least 7-10 years of Canada-based international freight forwarding management or supervision;
  Europe, Far East and other trade lane knowledge
• Extensive experience in  export and import air and ocean freight, truck freight and  related services Strong   leadership abilities and proven skills in developing staff; professional  attitudes; a mentor, teacher, trainer and   developer
• Excellent industry reputation - well respected by Ocean and Air carriers and  customers and successful in   developing overseas agency agreements
• Strong academic and industry education credentials preferred
• Excellent forecasting and planning skills
• Possess vision, passion, drive, and the desire to continuously improve service  offerings
• Able to generate confidence with customers and staff
• Able to perceive profitable new business opportunities

Compensation: According to industry qualifications, a generous base salary and incentives, plus car allowance


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