Head of Air Freight

Mississauga, Ontario, Kanada Global Forwarding Freight 20462 14/01/2020
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Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives implementation of AFR strategy in country (translates requirements, implements, ensures realization of strategy and monitors)

  • Directs and controls activities performed to effectively manage end-to-end capacity for AFR (procure capacity, plan and control network)

  • Performs negotiation of key contracts with carriers

  • Ensures optimization of network procurement and implementation of all consolidation opportunities

  • Sets, communicates and follows KPIs to ensure constant improvement of capacity management

  • Creates, develops and maintains good relationships with service providers, while facilitating negotiations of best rates at country level

  • Escalates carrier performance issues when required

  • Directs and controls all pricing activities required at country level

  • Supervises identification and implementation of new products within country

  • Supports Sales in interaction with key customers

  • Ensures efficient communication and information exchanges with Sales

  • Provides input on solution design and service elements

  • Ensures efficient communication and information exchanges with regional/global AFR mgmt.

  • Sets and monitors objectives in terms of profitability maximization and volume growth (e.g. on ITM lanes)

  • Ensures market changes are monitored and communicated to Senior Management Team

  • Takes ownership of Air Freight P&L and works closely with Country finance teams to ensure budgets and forecasts are met

Minimum Requirements (Education, experience and skills):

  • Post-secondary education

  • Extensive knowledge of AFR forwarding business

  • Proven track record in people management role (leadership, motivation and people skills); minimum 8 years managing others

  • Has experience and interest in Commercial development to attract new business

  • Demonstrates strong communication capabilities

  • Strong analytical ability to ensure decision are well thought out and deliverable

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  • Arbeitszeiten


  • Geschäftsbereich

    DHL Global Forwarding (Canada) Inc.

  • Reisetätigkeit erforderlich

    less 50%

  • Beschäftigungsart

    Unbefristet Vollzeit

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