TransAtlantic Route Development Manager, Southeast Region

College Park, Georgia, USA Global Forwarding Freight 65297 29. March, 2021
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Job Title:  Route Development Manager, Trans-Atlantic Trade Lane
Job Location: Southeast Region, USA

We have an exciting opportunity for a ROUTE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER  to drive revenue growth by strategic customer focused selling of all of our client’s products and services within the Trans-Atlantic trade lanes. This position will be based in the Southeast Region

Key Responsibilities:

·Analyze the OFR FCL and LCL market at country level, determine DHL market share and help establish a Route Development strategy for the Trans-Atlantic ocean route in order to achieve targeted and profitable volume growth

·Provide input to Trade management and OFR Product on local market & capacity development and manage implementation of rate programs on the Trans-Atlantic ocean route

·Drive business development activities for High Value Targets, select CT led RFQs with strategic importance for his/her routes and work with stakeholders to get the right pricing solution

·Support and/ or execute procurement for specific named Accounts at CT level, for specifically designed and priced solutions

·Create written strategic action plans for customer management and expansion

·Establish customer contact and rapport to maintain awareness of customer's business objectives in conjunction with ongoing account maintenance. Interact with Field Sales, Global Sales, and Vertical Market teams to create opportunities/solutions for new or existing customers

·Prepare client approach plans presentation materials

·Will coordinate complete sales cycle process including prospect list initiation, lead generation, prospect qualification, analysis, RFQs, pricing, proposal preparation and presentation(s), Challenge is to increase revenues and maximize profitability.

·The goal is to be the subject matter expert for the ocean product in the country with the challenge to increase growth & volume of the Trans-Atlantic product.

·Review, analyze and maintain management reports on Trade Lane volumes and yield performance.

·Develop and implement sales campaigns to take advantage of market opportunities.

Skills / Requirements:

·5-7 Years freight forwarding experience, ideally in ocean freight and International business relationships.

·Previous experience with Trans-Atlantic ocean trade route

·Ability to manage various projects/tasks across cross-functional teams

·High degree of organizational, administrative and communication skill

·Strong entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work autonomously

·Knowledge of trade lane cultures & habits

·Hunter (and farmer) mentality

·Executive level presentation skills to C-level, VP’s and Directors

·Motivate sales team in a collaborative style

·Proven tenacity to close

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.  At DGF, we don’t build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.

As the world’s leading logistics’ company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.  We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:

  • The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees

  • The most efficient processes and fastest response times

  • The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World

Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Vets. Click here for EEO Statements and Reasonable Accommodations.

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