Company Overview: This company is a prominent global freight forwarding logistics company based in Switzerland, specializing in comprehensive logistics and general cargo operations through road freight forwarding. With a strong international presence, we are at the forefront of delivering innovative and reliable logistics solutions. We are currently seeking an experienced and dynamic professional to join our team as an Area Manager.
Position Overview: As the Area Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing and optimizing logistics and general cargo operations within the region. This position requires a candidate with a deep understanding of the logistics industry, a proven track record in freight forwarding, and proficiency in German language skills.
- Operational Excellence:
- Oversee and optimize daily logistics and general cargo operations via road freight forwarding, ensuring compliance with international standards and regulations.
- Implement efficient processes and innovative solutions to enhance operational performance.
- Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and implement strategies for continuous improvement.
- Leadership and Team Management:
- Lead and inspire a diverse team of logistics professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, excellence, and continuous learning.
- Provide mentorship and guidance to team members, encouraging their professional development.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless coordination and achievement of organizational objectives.
- Client Relations:
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with key clients, understanding their logistics needs and ensuring the delivery of exceptional services.
- Collaborate with the sales team to identify new business opportunities and contribute to the expansion of the client portfolio.
- Address client inquiries, concerns, and provide effective solutions to maintain high client satisfaction.
- Industry Expertise:
- Leverage your extensive experience in the logistics industry to stay informed about market trends, regulations, and emerging technologies.
- Provide insights and recommendations to senior management for strategic decision-making.
- Act as a brand ambassador, representing the client in industry forums and events.
- Bachelor's degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field.
- Proven experience in a leadership role within the logistics industry, with a focus on international freight forwarding and road transportation.
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate teams effectively.
- Fluent in German; proficiency in English is required.
- In-depth knowledge of international logistics, customs procedures, and trade compliance.
- Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
- Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
- Ongoing professional development opportunities
If you are an experienced and dynamic logistics professional with a strong background in If you are a seasoned logistics professional with a proven track record of success and a dynamic approach to leadership, we invite you to apply for the Area Manager position via or via https://www.dsjglobal.com/jobs . Join this client in driving excellence in the secure transportation of valuables and cash through road freight forwarding. Please submit your resume, references and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and achievements.