Freight Forwarding Operations Manager
Company: Mode Transportation
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Freight Forwarding Operations Manager - HYBRID role
(will come to the North Barrington, IL office for training)
As the Operations Manager you will be responsible for all ocean
import/export; air import; and domestic transportation for this
independently-owned office of Mode Transportation.
Why Work for Us?
At MODE, we re dedicated to providing our employees with a working
environment where they can flourish professionally and personally.
You can expect an inclusive and supportive workplace where people
help each other succeed.
MODE Transportation ( MODE ) is part of MODE Global, LLC, one of
the top 10 non-asset based transportation and logistics businesses
in North America. Across more than 200 locations, MODE provides
personalized transportation, freight, and logistics solutions for
land, air, and sea. The company s shipping expertise encompasses
truckload, LTL, intermodal, air, ocean, small parcel and supply
chain solutions to ensure that every need is met. MODE operates
across a diverse set of industries including food & beverage,
consumer products, industrial, medical, automotive, chemical, and
What You Will be Doing:
- Managing two employees who will be assisting you in running all
of the office operations including:
- Opening Import Files; filing ISF's; making payments to carriers
and terminals; sending out arrival notices; distributing customs
clearance requests to an outside customs broker; dispatching
carriers for delivery; and closing files.
- Opening Export ocean files; requesting ocean bookings;
dispatching carriers for pick up; sending SI's to ocean carriers;
tracking and resolving issues with ocean carriers; filing AES and
- Managing LTL shipments for domestic shipments.
- Processing DHL Express import and export shipments.
- An associate's or bachelor's degree
- Knowledge of international and domestic freight management
- Experience in managing others
- Five plus years of experience in both import and export freight
- Excellent computer and software skills
- Tremendous customer interaction skills
Keywords: Mode Transportation, Peoria , Freight Forwarding Operations Manager, Executive , Peoria, Illinois
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