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recruiting Route Manager - Ocean Freight - Agility

Position: Route Manager Ocean Freight

Location: Irvine, CA (SNA)

Reporting to: Vice President, Ocean Product Americas Region

FLSA Classification: Exempt


The Route Manager Ocean Freight has an overall responsibility for Procurement, Capacity, Pricing, Supplier Performance Management and positioning the ISCS Product within the Americas. Furthermore the role has responsibility for product design within the assigned route(s). The role will lead negotiations with the core and niche carriers appointed by Vice President Ocean Product Americas Region The Route Manager develops drives and manages the assigned route(s).


- Responsible for selling logistics solutions to customers
* Responsible for positioning Agility ISCS product in the U.S.
* Responsible for creating new business through contact with prospective customers in the U.S.
* Negotiate terms & conditions with Core and Niche Carriers for
assigned routes.
* Arrange for equipment and container space allocation with Ocean Carriers on the assigned route(s) per string and port pairs.
* Monitor liftings with carriers versus allocations and take/ propose corrective actions where and when required
* Measure carrier performance (equipment availability, container rolls, schedule reliability, etc. on a regular basis.
* Negotiate specific Route VIP (in alignment with existing global agreements) with individual carriers and calculate VIP on assigned trade/routes
* Maintain regular contact with carriers selected on assigned route(s)
* Keeps up to date on market development in general and on assigned route(s)
* Prepare Minimum/ Suggested Selling Rates in conjunction with (field) sales management and communicate changes/ new rates to Catapult Administration Team
* Support Business Development in technical questions and makes himself/ herself available to attend Key Customer meetings
* Maintains regular contact and updates with internal counterparts and with peers
* Provides input for annual volume budget for assigned route(s)
* Initiate and coordinate product design process related to his route(s)
* Keep management updated on important market and carrier developments
* Actively support Tender Management / RFQ pricing requirements through the use of aggressive pricing techniques


- Minimum 5 years experience in Ocean Freight product either with a freight forwarder or an ocean carrier. Experience should include both hands-on operations knowledge as well as experience in a similar role in a regional or area context. Up-to-date familiarity with latest market developments relevant to Ocean Freight products is a requirement.
* Ability to communicate fluently in oral and written English
* Team player
* Build effective external and internal business relationships

*** Qualified applicants (internal and external) must currently possess legal authorization to work in the United States


- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence at all levels of the organization
* Ability to manage multiple priorities
* Experience in direct interaction with suppliers/ customers in a freight forwarding or carrier environment - that experience the result of customer service, customer coordination or direct sales and presentation experience
* Analytical / problem solver - able to understand overall strategic issues as well as tactical objectives and able to relate data/ information logically and consistently to those strategies and objectives
* Methodical/ structured approach to problem solving. Striving for results
* Courteous, diplomatic and able to sensitively manage personal relationships acr

Job Details

Date Posted: 2017-10-12
Job Location: Other
Job Role: Logistics and Transportation
Company Industry: Accounting/Auditing

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Student/Internship



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