Salary Range:$125,000.00 - $150,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the CEO for a full service supply chain solutions provider specializing in asset & non-asset based transportation, domestic & international logistics, and warehousing & fulfillment. Our client is a growing organization that has been in business for over 10 years and is frequently featured in the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies.

The Director of Freight Forwarding is responsible to formalize the organization’s Freight Forwarding and Intermodal product offering by establishing a Division to house such products from the ground up. This individual will have full P/L ownership and responsibility for all aspects of running the division, from licensing & compliance to business development & staffing. Will establish and maintain relationships with the airlines, ocean carriers, domestic carriers, and all other vendor relationships locally, regionally, and nationally. Generate revenues through a consultative sales approach to identify, solicit, and secure new business from existing and new customers. The successful individual will build a world-class sales and operations team capable of consistently increasing revenues, optimizing costs, and improving profitability.

Background Required:
  • Domestic and International Freight forwarding (5 years)
  • Department or branch management role (3 years)
  • Multimodal (e.g., air, ocean, intermodal, drayage)
  • Warehousing (e.g., pick & pack, cross dock)
  • KPIs and P & L management
  • Proven track record in achieving and exceeding sales goals
  • Knowledge of local & regional markets and client relationships with transfer possibility
  • Analytical orientation and data driven business decisions
  • Ability to obtain industry licenses and credentials (e.g., CTPAT, TSA, US Customs, FMC)
  • Computer systems: MS Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Education: BA or BS Degree or equivalent experience
  • Residence: Greater St. Louis Market – Relocation assistance available
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Project Cargo (e.g., breakbulk, oversized, special equipment)
  • Licensed Customs Broker
  • Experience with industry systems (e.g., CargoWise, Magaya, World Track)
  • Education: Advanced degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Ability to motivate people through collaborative skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Managing Director: Gustavo Stille
Freight Forwarding Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.130

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