The individual will be responsible for the day-to-day management of freight forwarding operations and personnel in addition to providing administrative support, decision making and leadership.
Managing daily forwarding activities of the growing air, ocean and road business while effectively developing new routes and services.
Approving and reviewing freight agents’ quotation as well as customers’ invoices.
Liasion with the sales department to develop strategies for the acquisition of new customers and the retention and development of the existing ones.
Ensuring effective relationship management with clients, agents, suppliers, custom authority officials etc.
Maintaining communication and control throughout all phases of supply chain, including the production of management reports and statistics/unit cost analysis.
Ensuring the adherence to all rules and regulations pertaining to the freight forwarding units.
Ensuring that a proper record keeping system is in place.
A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with strong freight forwarding background in operations, business and development.
Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
Relevant certifications/qualifications in logistics/supply-chain programme.
Excellent business literacy and communication skills.