Management Trainee Rotational Program
DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) manages the flow of goods and information across a customer's global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. 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 Management Trainee Rotational program is designed to attract college graduates and immerse you in our key functional business units (Warehouse, Operations, and Sales), while assimilating you into our DHL culture.You will gain a broad understanding of DHL Global Forwarding’s products and services, and your role as a Certified International Forwarder.
During this program you will gain hands on experience in various rotations to include: Warehouse operations (2 months), Ocean EXPORT Operations (6 months), Ocean IMPORT Operations (6 months) and Sales (1 month).At the completion of this rotational program (15 months), you will be placed into a leadership or professional level role based on availability and suitability. The long term vision for the traditional management trainee is to grow from role to role so that you can accept progressively more responsible assignments across the U.S. landscape.
Let DHL Global Forwarding help you launch your career while providing you all the training, tools, support and resources to be successful!
What will it take to be successful?Below are our minimum key requirements for this program:
To be qualified for the Management Trainee program you should be a college graduate (May 2019 – May 2020) with a desire to pursue a career in logistics plus a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (Business Administration, Logistics/Supply Chain or related field preferred).
GPA 3.0 minimum preferred
Extra-curricular activities demonstrating strong team/leadership experience
0-2 years of working experience in a business related environment and strong leadership experience
Ability to relocate across the U.S. is a requirement to be accepted into this program and to be considered for future professional or leadership roles in the U.S.
Willing to participate in a “hands-on” work environment, self-motivated with a Can-Do attitude, strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit
Demonstrates general knowledge of the transportation / freight forwarding industry
A team player with the ability to interact effectively and enthusiastically with a wide range of staff throughout the company
Inquisitive, willing to learn and accept new challenges and responsibilities; motivated toward career growth, learning, and development
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Exceptional computer skills (Office Products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU??
A competitive base salary
Exposure to all levels and areas of the DGF business
CIF (Certified International Forwarder) certifications
A long term career path with a global logistics and transportation company!
WHY JOIN our DHL team?
At DHL, you will be part of a strong team that respects its employees, society and environment.You will interact with people from all over the world and get the chance to experience the unique international spirit of DHL.We offer benefits and programs to help you manage your time at and away at work to achieve a healthy work/life balance.DHL offers highly competitive compensation, incentive, and bonus plans.
In addition, DHL offers the following:
Paid time off: Holiday, Float Holiday, Vacation, and Sick
Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision plans
401K plan with a match
Employee Discount plan
Tuition Assistance Plan
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.
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
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.
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.
DHL 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.
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