Inbound Freight Forwarding Manager

Santa Ana, CA 92707

Posted: 04/27/2023 Job Number: 37349

Job Description

  • Identify specific spot delivery conditions and customer requirements (e.g., appointments, equipment requirements, dock hours and etc.)
  • Plan one-time transportation routing methods to fulfill the customer requirements including transloading, pre-pull, and/or etc.
  • Source/negotiate with pre-qualified carriers to move irregular or urgent freight.
  • Manage the schedule of shipments and communicate with carriers for those specific freight.
  • Oversee transportation arrangements for customers during the shipments process.
  • Monitor and compare with the actual performances of the spot freight based on Key Performance Indicator
  • Discuss and deliver feedbacks to the carriers to improve operational efficiency and performance
  • Communicates/cooperates closely with counter partners within the organizations
  • Keep records of spot price and conditions (e.g., FSC, chassis, and other accessorial charges)
  • Collect proves of the delivery completion and associated costs for the spot freight arranged
  • Support the freight audit team with the costs and conditions of the specific spot freights arranged 
  • Performs innovative activities to increase the work efficiency and sales/profit from the management point of view
  • Monitor and tracking inbound shipments for Samsung Electronics America importing in the US.
  • Audit FBA, DEM/DET, operational accessory invoices based on contracts with customers/truckers and process in system for payment in a timely manner or stipulated credit terms.
  • Perform collection activity for AR payments and manage overdue/pastdue invoices from customers within agreed terms
  • Produce weekly/monthly/quarterly reports with combining necessary data and report to customers and HQ.
  • Lead team members and manage overall work scope as a group leader

  • 10+ years of experience in Logistics industry related including load planning, regional or hub operations management preferred
  • Relevant Industry Knowledge required
  • Bachelors’ Degree required
  • Bilingual Korean/English Required
  • Ability to build trustworthy relationships with customers at all levels (C Level, Managers, Staff)
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and organizational skills
  • Experience with vendor management
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Outlook, Microsoft Office applications PowerPoint, Word, especially Excel.
  • TMS and WMS system experience
  • Experience in leading a group of team members with effective leadership
  • Ability to Prioritize, ability to shift one’s focus to urgent issues while not falling behind on other duties
  • Ability to travel up to 10% in US warehouse locations

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Maxwell McIlwaine

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