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Freight Forwarding Operations Manager

Company: Mode Transportation
Location: Peoria
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

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 retail.

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 closing files.
  • 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 systems
    • Experience in managing others
    • Five plus years of experience in both import and export freight forwarding
    • Excellent computer and software skills
    • Tremendous customer interaction skills

Keywords: Mode Transportation, Peoria , Freight Forwarding Operations Manager, Executive , Peoria, Illinois

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