Land Freight Manager

  • December 3, 2019
Published
December 3, 2019
Location
Kuwait
Job Type
Total monthly salary offered in USD
Unspecified
Language Requirements
English, Arabic
Industry
Logistics
Does this job requires a valid work permit/visa for the country which the job is posted?
Preferred
Country in which job is based
Kuwait

Description

Currently DHL is looking for Land Freight Manager who will define, implement and execute Land Freight Operations in Kuwait

Tasks:

  • Drives implementation of Land Freight strategy in country (translates requirements, implements, ensures realization of strategy and monitors)
  • Directs and controls activities performed to effectively manage end-to-end capacity for Land Freight(procure capacity, plan and control network)
  • Performs negotiation of key contracts with carriers
  • Ensures optimization of network procurement and implementation of all consolidation opportunities
  • Sets, communicates and follows KPIs to ensure constant improvement of capacity management
  • Creates, develops and maintains good relationships with service providers, while facilitating negotiations of best rates at country level
  • Supervises identification and implementation of new products within country
  • Supports Sales in interaction with key customers
  • Provides input on solution design and service elements
  • Sets and monitors objectives in terms of profitability maximization and volume growth (e.g. on ITM lanes
  • Creates, develops and maintains good relationships with service providers, while facilitating negotiations of best rates at country level
  • Responsible for constant improvement and optimization of production means (cost management) and operational and service level quality
  • Develop a culture of quality, service excellence, flexibility and cost consciousness
  • Develop a team spirit and multitasking capabilities within the team

Expected profile:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in many areas of LFR and CDZ management
  • Experiences in Managerial position
  • Exceptional knowledge of the Domestic operation, Customs Operations and Forwarding Industry
  • Relevant experience in Sales, Business Development and Logistics
  • Experience working in multiple countries virtually and managing cross border teams
  • Fluent English language knowledge and Arabic language knowledge is plus

On offer:

  • Working for Strong International company with clear goals and objectives
  • Overlooking and leading the Land Freight in Kuwait
  • Possibility to lead and manage team
  • International company environment with possibilities to grow

To apply please visit the careers section of DHL(link below)

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