International Freight Manager

Full Time
Toronto
Posted 2 years ago

Freight Transport

International Freight Manager

Job Description

Company Profile:

EP America is an international full service 3PL provider with more than a decade of experience in the NAFTA trade region.
We provide flexibility to our customers’ needs; from in-house solutions to a complete outsourcing of your logistical department. We analyze supply chain requirements in order to offer the logistical design that will best suit our customer’s needs.

Management Philosophy:

Our commitment is to be creative and this a standard in our business practice. We have developed our business management team, based on projects and by objectives in order to organize a company formed by a multi-cellular structure of teams instead of a normal hierarchy structure.

Position description:

The International Freight Manager is responsible for developing our Air & Ocean Freight products in the Canadian market and winning additional business.
You will develop and promote (marketing) our air & ocean transportation customized solutions for customers. Target is to develop long term relationships to create a sustainable, profitable, consistent and recurrent business.

Main duties:

  • Structure and organize our products in line with our Directions, in such away that it will be profitable, and operational structured to ensure and secure a good, reliable and value added product for our network and local office.
  • Perform competitive intelligence and carry out marketing studies & business development.
  • Receive and process import/export shipment via trucking lines, airlines and steamship companies.
  • Communicate effectively with carriers and overseas agents and internal/external customers via phone and email.
  • Take booking requests and export customer service calls throughout the day.
  • Make sure we have current buying/selling rates set up for every export shipment we handle before making necessary bookings.
  • Create proper and complete export documentation and send pre-alerts. Request documents from shipper as required, this includes the power of attorney, commercial invoice, packing list and SLI.
  • Review standard operating procedures to insure compliance.
  • Proactively notify customers of ANY delays regarding arrival or delivery of their cargo. Additional billing and notification as required.
  • Negotiates trucking rates and approves all truck bills for payment.
  • May dispatch drivers to customers to pick up freight and monitor its arrival for consolidation
  • May issue Certificate of Origin; registrations; may sign truck pros for incoming cargo, prepare shippers export declaration, insurance certificates, letters of credit; bank drafts.
  • May be responsible for special shipment involving perishables and/or be in charge of special accounts.
  • Insure that files are closed in a timely manner (2-5 days).
  • Cross-training.

Qualifications: – Degree in International Trade, Commerce or BBA and/or three or more years’ related experience in transportation, logistics, or project management; or equivalent combination of education and experience. – Dangerous goods certification will be considered an asset. Spanish language will be considered an asset.

To apply for this please email directly to recruitment@ep-america.com

Job Type: Full-time

Job Features

Job CategoryOperations
CompensationNegotiable
Employment TypeFull-Time
Benefits OfferedFull Compensation Package

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