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Freight Forwarding General Manager

Website People Freight

The Role

As the General Manager, you will be the captain of our ship, navigating through the intricacies of the freight forwarding industry. Your role will encompass:

Strategic Leadership

Develop and execute a comprehensive business strategy to drive growth and profitability.
Lead cross-functional teams to ensure operational efficiency and excellence.
Identify new market opportunities and develop innovative solutions to meet evolving customer needs.

Operational Excellence

Oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, including freight handling, documentation, and compliance.
Implement best practices to enhance operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Foster a culture of continuous improvement, safety, and compliance within the organization.

Financial Management

Develop and manage budgets, financial forecasts, and performance metrics.
Monitor and optimize revenue streams while controlling costs.
Ensure financial stability and growth through effective financial management.

Customer Engagement

Build and maintain strong relationships with key customers and partners.
Act as a trusted advisor, understanding their needs and providing tailored solutions.
Drive a customer-centric culture throughout the organization.

Team Development

Recruit, mentor, and develop a high-performing team of professionals.
Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
Set clear expectations and provide guidance to help the team achieve their goals.

Requirements

Proven track record of successful leadership in the freight forwarding or logistics industry.
Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.
Financial acumen with experience in budgeting and financial analysis.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain customer relationships.
Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).

Why join our client?

Join a progressive and dynamic company poised for growth.
Be part of a collaborative and innovative team.
Competitive compensation package, including performance-based incentives.
Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
Make a meaningful impact in the world of logistics and supply chain management.

To apply for this job email your details to darren@peoplefreight.com