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Company: DB Mobility Logistics AG
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Job Description:

HEAD OF BOOKING & ALLOCATION MGMT OCEAN FREIGHT, REGION AMERICAS Provides direction and leadership to the Ocean Freight, North American booking and allocation team.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

§ Maximizing profitability and optimization of routing and space allocation management for Ocean Freight for North America

§ Execution of global and regional trade strategy to ensure fulfilment of carrier commitment, optimizing preferred carrier VID and yield

§ Monitor market changes and collect market intel to ensure fast reaction to market changes and quickly steer volume and strategy; provide resolute solutions to trade/sales/operations and manage through space crunch and/or industry/labor interruptions

§ Specific focused management for new booking requirements for Schenker's large volume accounts

§ Participate in Carrier QBR's to review allocation planning and negotiations

§ Forward planning of customer ocean freight space requirements through maintenance of customers award, forecasting, and ongoing interaction with operations/sales/origins stations

§ Ensure adequate allocation to the carrier network. Manage seasonal dynamics which includes allocation set up for existing business and integration of new and additional business.

§ Establish relationships and ongoing communication with Schenker origin offices in order to facilitate trade and carrier strategy and deliver resolution to space and booking issues.

§ Ensure that booking instructions are accurate (e.g. correct carrier, correct POD, correct routing and within desired shipping window) and executed by origin accurately.

§ Handle day-to-day complex or special booking requests from operations/sales.

§ Establish SOPs for all booking processes and ensure continuous improvement of these processes.

§ Ensure customer satisfaction through accurate booking execution

§ Ensure that all booking coordinators and allocation management team have adequate training, direction, and support to do their jobs.

Deliverables & Achievables:


§ Execution of Carrier Allocation Management aligned with Global Ocean Trade Lane Guidelines

§ Optimizing VIDs for the Global and North America Region

§ Ensure operational SOPs related to Booking and Allocation Management are properly followed

§ Ensure operational KPI's related to Booking and Allocation Management are achieved


§ Act in a manner which increases employees and Customer satisfaction and loyalty, as well as maximizes shipment profitability

§ Promote a paperless, digital office environment utilizing all modern communication methods and electronic tools provided by DB Schenker

§ Support a positive, attractive working atmosphere and office environment

§ Maintain regular communication with the Customer Management- and Trade Management teams about Vendor/Carrier selections- and performance

§ Escalate service/ technical issues as needed


§ All general management guidelines, processes and developments of importance to the operational execution of ocean freight products

§ All Ocean Freight related guidelines, processes and developments of importance to the operational execution of ocean freight products

§ All IT related guidelines, processes and developments of importance to the operational execution of ocean freight products

Requirements Details/Specification/Explanation of the role specific skills

§ Ability to lead and manage teams

§ Ability to multi-task

§ Effective communication skills and professional communication etiquette

§ Fluency in written and spoken English

§ Fluency in written and spoken [local] language

§ Perform well under pressure

§ Decision-making and problem-solving skills

§ Ability to prioritize and manage time

§ Attention to detail and accuracy

§ Organizational skills

§ Must work well within a team

§ Familiar with continuous improvement methodology

§ Ability to lead customer process reviews and QBR's

Bachelor's degree required. 10 Years in Freight Industry, 5 of which must be in Trade Lane Management. 5 Years in Senior Management Capacity.

Our offer DB Schenker is the world's leading global logistics provider - we support industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Integrated logistics resides at the world's most important intersections, where the flow of goods creates an effective link between carriers. Our value-added services ensure the flow of goods continues seamlessly and supply chains stay lean and optimized for success. Our business holds top positions in automotive, technology, consumer goods, trade fair logistics, special transports, and special events logistics.

Contact We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


ID 202008140016

Company Schenker, Inc.

City Miami, Florida

Created Aug 13, 2020


Keywords: DB Mobility Logistics AG, Miami , HEAD OF BOOKING & ALLOCATION MGMT OCEAN, Other , Miami, Florida

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