Location:
MI

Salary Range:$80,000.00 - $120,000.00


Position Id:
16599

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Vice President of non-asset-based transportation provider that built a strong reputation in the market through its service intensity and agility, deep network footprint, established market expertise, and highly efficient technology and processes.
The General Manager is responsible for the development and management of all sales and operations, including market competitiveness, pricing, and channel growth strategies for the branch. Will assume complete P&L responsibility with high growth expectations that would align with the site and overall organizational strategy. Will create profitable growth revenue with current accounts, while soliciting new sources of revenue and profit. Also responsible for development and growth of an inside sales, account management, and carrier sales teams. Will establish and manage carrier relations and development activities that support the execution of strategies and action plans to enable the profitable growth of the business unit. Will work in coordination with other company resources, develop the strategic and tactical direction for the business unit, and establish management processes. Challenge is to build a world-class team, develop high-level service offerings, motivate, and lead a staff, while increasing revenues and improving profitability.

Background Required:
  • Freight Brokerage Sales and Operations (6+ years)
  • Mode of Transportation (i.e. Truckload, LTL, Intermodal, Specialized)
  • Strong Selling Skills
  • Strong Negotiation Ability (Carrier, Customer, Margin Integrity)
  • Develop and execute business plan strategies
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Suite: Power Point, Word, Excel)
  • Residence: Detroit, MI
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Sales Management (Hire, Train, Coach, Mentor) (2+ years)
  • P&L responsibility
  • Education: College Degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Leadership
  • Collaborative
  • Excellent facilitator with conflict resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Results driven

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

Contact:
Manager, Research & Projects: Kerstin White
Freight Brokerage

kwhite@GlobalESG.com
330.664.9400, ext.122

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