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Freight Forwarding Branch Manager

SeaTac, WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $100,000 to $150,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

Freight Forwarding Branch Manager is responsible for managing a multi-functional global transportation branch location that encompasses air/ocean and customs brokerage overseeing the operations, focus on the customer, quality and productivity, business unit EBIT, and people development.

GEODIS is one of the world’s largest leading Supply Chain Operators! At GEODIS, we create with you an infinite number of career opportunities. As a GEODIAN, you will work hands-on with products from hundreds of customers in different industries – retail, healthcare, technology and more - all within our warehouse distribution centers, located globally.

No matter what position you’re in, you will find yourself contributing to the development and success of your career and our customers.

The points below highlight the Freight Forwarding Branch Manager duties:

  • Manages P&Ls against budget and all accounting associated with station
  • Manages Air (Import/Export), Ocean (Import/Export) Customs Brokerage
  • Fulfill and exceed customer expectations by providing the highest possible service quality to the customers
  • Optimize the transaction, increase sales, and decrease costs
  • Responsible for strong growth within the Business Unit and maximize utilization of business potential, and expand customer relationships
  • Fully adhere to all defined global processes, policies, regulations and standards, Reviews AR/AP reports and resolves discrepancies, and to local laws ensuring compliance.
  • Reviews various other reports daily ensuring timely billing and movement of cargo
  • Trains, develops, and motivates the employee workforce.

What will set you apart as a GEODIAN?

  • Functional know-how in air / ocean / logistics / customs brokerage/ supply-chain management
  • Understanding of GEODIS strategy and products
  • Knowledge about markets & competitors, about trends & challenges for
  • our industry
  • Dynamic leadership skills, proactive decision making, and drives results
    Educational background/Work experience
    • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university preferably in business administration or supply-chain. Master’s degree a plus
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in international logistics (freight forwarding and customs brokerage experience optimal); or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing a station in the Global Transportation industry preferably with a freight forwarder
    • Customs Brokerage License preferred
    • Preferably international working experience

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered “Essential Functions” and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform “Essential Functions” of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the “Essential Functions”.


Why Work Here?
• Work with well-known brands and companies! • Be a part of a great team culture! • GEODIS ranks in the top 15 logistics companies in the


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