Managing Director ORD


Salary Range:$175,000.00 - $225,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the COO for a provider of complete supply chain solutions that include transportation, logistics, forwarding and warehousing. With 120+ offices in 40 countries, our client has built a solid reputation throughout the world as an innovative and flexible provider of first-class logistics services. They lead the industry with innovative and configurable IT solutions, providing a seamless flow of information giving their clients true supply chain visibility.
The Managing Director ORD is responsible to direct the overall sales, operations and administration of our clients Chicago branch including a staff of 50 individuals and a P&L of $50M including a 150,000 sq./ft. warehouse. Primary responsibility is to build a world-class sales and operations team at branch, motivating and leading staff while optimizing costs, increasing revenues and improving profitability.

Background Required:
  • International & domestic freight forwarding (10 years)
  • Branch management (50+ employees)
  • P & L ownership (budgeting, forecasting & reporting)
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Multimodal (Ocean, Air, Import, Export & Domestic Transportation)
  • Knowledge of greater Midwest markets
  • Established standard operating procedures & metrics
  • Business plan preparation and implementation
  • Computer literate – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Education: BA or BS Degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Residence: Greater Chicago, IL
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Warehouse management
  • Customs brokerage knowledge
  • Experience with Cargowise
  • Education: Advanced degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to motivate people through collaborative skills
  • Strong leadership
  • Excellent customer service

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

Practice Director: Linda Marmash
Freight Forwarding Transportation
330.664.9400, ext.129

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