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Import / Export Gateway Manager

Posted 31 January by Freightserve Featured Ended

Freightserve are looking for a experienced Gateway Supervisor / Manager for a well established Heathrow based Freight Forwarder.

Key Functions:-

Air & Ocean consolidation service management inbound and outbound (switch to LHR)

Pro-active planning / routing, working with Operations

Work with Operations to build effective consolidations

Maximise profitability of consolidations with space and utilisation management

Managing / monitoring suppliers - internal and external - performance measurement

Visit domestic suppliers to build relationship

Implement and audit KPI requirements

Attend, setup meetings up as required

Determine suitability of suppliers internal and external, make recommendations to Management

Problem solving, contingency planning and troubleshooting

Link for operations into Product and Senior Management Team

Report issues and monitor with Product team once corrective actions put in place

Offering support to warehouse and transport management

Work with warehouse on load planning for up and coming shipments

Reporting and analysis supported by KPI’s / goals

Analyse data in detail to ensure service criteria is being met

Complete monthly analysis reports for review by Senior Management and Product Team

Experience Required:-

  • 5 years plus in Gateway role at a supervisory level/ equivalent responsibility or above

  • Proven track record with problem solving

  • Ability to deal with operations personnel to Senior Management

  • Experience of working with and understanding different cultures overseas

  • Organised and analytic

  • Commercially aware

  • Excellent skills with Microsoft

  • Ability to present and summarise information

  • Excellent all round communication skills

As an agency we are fast becoming the number one Freight recruitment specialist. We have a fast growing reputation with most Freight related companies. Freightserve has been established since 1992 working within the Freight Forwarding and Shipping industry. Call now to avoid disappointment!!!

Reference: 34359115

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