R+L Global Logistics
  • - Logistics
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k and Company Resorts

R+L Global Logistics is seeking an International Ocean Product Manager to build and strengthen relationships with ocean carriers.

International Ocean Product Manager Summary of Key Responsibilities

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

  • Develop and build new and existing relationships with ocean carriers
  • Negotiate ocean rates with all ocean carriers
  • Establish competitive buy rates and services on all primary trade lanes
  • Establish fixed rates and work with the sales team to promote ocean freight services
  • Act as a subject matter expert and technical specialist on project, specialized or large volume commercial ocean freight opportunities
  • Analyze market and industry  trends for overall price effectiveness 
  • Analyze both existing and potential business opportunities for the organization
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis pertaining to vendor costs
  • Other duties as assigned that support the sales, operations, billing, and pricing teams
  • Analyzes complex problems and develop alternative solutions

International Ocean Product Manager Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Strong understanding of international transportation / freight forwarding industry
  • Excellent conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Well-organized and self-directed individual who is a team player
  • Ability to be resourceful, creative and maintain flexibility, manage resources effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines while overseeing project management
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access and  Power Point
  • Strong knowledge of tariffs, rates, accessorial pricing, class and commodities
  • Dynamic team player with the ability to serve internal and external customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to relate to and build relationships with people at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to work independently and with off-site team members, as well as with all levels of management
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and develop alternative solutions

International Ocean Product Manager Qualifications

 Summary of Experience and Education: 

  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain or equivalent industry experience in transportation or logistics industry preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience in international ocean logistics
  • Possess strong  relationships with ocean carriers
  • Knowledge of FMC rules and regulations
  • Previous tariff, rates, accessorial pricing, class and commodities experience
  • Experience working with ocean carriers on global rate negotiations
  • Experience reviewing and negotiating transportation contracts
  • Experience with Cargowise, McLeod, and other relevant TMS and Rate Engine Systems is 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: Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver, Fort Myers, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Laredo, Los Angeles, Nashville, Ocala, Orlando, Phoenix and San Antonio 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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