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Station Manager

Sterling, VA 20164
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Job Title: Station Manager

Job Location: Sterling, VA

We have an exciting opportunity for a STATION MANAGER who will be responsible for all aspects of a logistics operation including sales, freight forwarding operations, terminal handling and warehousing operations, customer service, customs clearance, and billing. This position will be based in Sterling, VA.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supporting and developing a strong team of freight forwarding professionals in a manner that supports our goal of being Employer of Choice
  • Ensuring effective cost management by leading negotiations with external suppliers
  • Managing service quality and monitoring satisfaction levels for key customers, accompany Field Sales and Key Account Management to visit clients or prospective clients
  • Directing annual budget preparation for Branch/District location; Setting, evaluating, and meeting and/or exceeding performance targets
  • Ensuring effective customer service through a process oriented approach that delivers reliable and consistent service
  • Ensuring direct reports negotiate, prepare and issues most favorable buying rate quotations internally and externally with shipping carriers. Manages the business processes used to ensures the accuracy of invoices, bills of lading, shipping statements, and foreign currency conversions
  • Establishing, monitors, and revises policies, procedures, and service standards for station operations; Directs and ensures compliance with established DHL corporate policies, procedures, and standards in accordance with government regulations.
  • Responsible for hiring, coaching, training, and developing direct reports. Assigns work, sets completion dates, reviews work, and manages performance in accordance with organizational policies, procedures and performance management processes
Skills / Requirements
  • 8+ years experience in freight forwarding industry with 3+ years' leadership experience required
  • Airfreight experience required, Ocean freight experience in addition to airfreight is a plus
  • CargoWise software experience a plus
  • Government / Military shipment experience preferred
  • BA/BS preferred
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal, written, presentations)
  • Proficient computer skills: Microsoft (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook)
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to include driving KPIs, employee engagement / team building.
  • Strong ability to develop, coach, train, and mentor staff to success
  • Ability to take ownership and drive station solutions independently
Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at https://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.html

Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees. At DGF, we don't build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.

As the world's leading logistics' company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL. We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:
  • The largest global network with more than 30,000 passionate employees
  • The most efficient processes and fastest response times
  • The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World

Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at https://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.html

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Vets. Click here for EEO Statements and Reasonable Accommodations.

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