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Branch Manager, Freight Operations in Lawrenceville at DSV

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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Job Description

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

SUMMARY

The DSV Road Branch Manager provides leadership, supports and trains associates on best business practices, and oversees the location’s operations. They participate in efforts to grow the business unit, while increasing the market presence of our Company as a premier logistics provider. The Branch Manager helps to build the division and location, and interacts daily with the team and clients to help build relationships and search for new/additional freight business.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises branch members and performs the day-to-day duties associated with being the Branch Manager.
  • Monitors and drives the development and growth of the business program.
  • Increases sales through development of new clients and existing clients.
  • Trains operations employees in freight sales techniques, goal development and performance measurements with a focus on business growth
  • Assists direct reports with development of existing employees.
  • Develops and analyzes daily, weekly, and monthly reports for accuracy, trends, and areas needing sales development.
  • Continuously searches for ways to improve operational processes, define structure and increase productivity.
  • Monitors the performance of the members of each center under your supervision to ensure compliance to policies, procedures, service standards, and increased business growth.
  • Acquires and applies professional/technical knowledge, skills, experience and judgment to accomplish results that contribute to the strategic business plans.
  • Motivates and supports co-workers, integrates and promotes the Company Values into daily actions and interactions (Integrity, Innovation, Teamwork, Dedication and Respect).

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises 1-10 people; Logistics Managers and Carrier Services Representatives.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED)

Education and/or Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in transportation brokerage, or third party logistics field with comprehensive knowledge of LTL, Truck Load, and current trucking marketplace.
  • 5 years’ experience in management or similar role.
  • College degree or experience in lieu of education.

Computer Skills

  • High PC proficiency Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate

Other Skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of LTL, Truck Load, the current trucking marketplace
  • Highly developed organizational and people skills
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • Ability to build and maintain positive business relationships and function within a group dynamic
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain an in-depth understanding of the diverse needs of each client and assume ownership of growing the business.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills,
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and prepare analytical reports
  • Requires the ability to self-direct, work without supervision
  • Balance multiple duties at once
  • Possess a high attention to detail. 
  • Must be a 'team player'

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  The employee also regularly lifts and/or moves objects up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.  Must be able to travel by plane and automobile.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

OTHER INFORMATION

My involve travel up to <25%

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta