R+L Global Logistics
  • - Logistics
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Salary + Bonus Opportunity
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k and Company Resorts

R+L Global Logistics is seeking an Associate General Manager. The Associate General Manager plays an intricate role by assisting the General Manager in the development and success of the branch. The Associate GM is responsible for the day to day management of the team.

Associate General Manager Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Deliver clear expectations in regards to the role and direction of your team(s)
  • Promote and instill a positive work environment that is challenging and engaging
  • Proactively address concerns, conflicts, and interactions with team members 
  • The ability to generate new business development and revenue independently and for the branch
  • Create and drive a business plan strategy that successfully meets sales goals and expected profit margins
  • Management of existing business accounts and continuously building customer rapport
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the company's specialty services, internal resources, competitive strategies, and customer requirements
  • Precise determination of delivery and weather related conditions in order to minimize any delays with our services
  • Consistently oversee the freight from origination to destination and take responsibility for any occurrences while solving them both constructively and timely
  • The ability to dispatch freight, update orders and load screens while also properly closing orders timely through our carrier system
  • Embrace the hiring process and be a part of solidifying the branches key positions

Associate General Manager Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The ability to multitask in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities 
  • Have a keen eye and display excellent attention to detail
  • An analytical approach to logistics planning that creatively solves challenges 
  • The ability to effectively negotiate with customers in regards to market freight rates
  • To be an effective communicator via telephone and electronic communication 
  • To be able to make timely decisions in a complex environment under pressure
  • Exude a competitive nature and a desire to surpass existing goals
  • Results oriented with the drive to want to grow within the organization
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently

Associate General Manager Qualifications

Summary of Associate General Manager Experience and Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Transportation or other related field of study Preferred
  • Three to five years previous experience managing a team in the freight industry, including areas of international air, ocean, cargo, import, export, freight forwarding, third party logistics management, warehousing, supply chain, and tradeshow set-up
  • Must have a working knowledge of the third party logistics model, fleet management, and freight forwarding
  • Three to five years full truckload third party logistics experience in both sales and operations
  • Three or more years experience in a supervisory leading high performance teams
  • Prefer experience in all modes: dry van, expedited, flatbed, oversized loads, refrigerated, intermodal shipments
  • Previous experience working in transportation systems such as McLeod, Cargowise and MercuryGate preferred 

Company Benefits 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k and Company Resorts

R+L Global Logistics provides both domestic and international shipping solutions. We offer a complete range of efficient transportation, logistics, and supply chain management services to meet the changing demands of businesses both internationally and domestically.  With 14 offices across the country, we have locations in: Fort Myers, Ocala, Orlando, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Nashville, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Chicago, Laredo, San Antonio, Phoenix, Denver, and Los Angeles allowing our transportation specialists to optimize the supply chain process for our customers.

 To learn more, please apply online today at www.rlglobal.com

 

 

 

 

 

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