Ocala, Florida
Warehousing & Distribution (Transportation and Material Moving Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 80,000 per year
Ref. Number
Carter, Debbi, Spherion
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Job Description

Seeking a General Manager who can create and foster an environment that is stimulating and engaging to work in. The General Manager (GM) plays an intricate role in the development and success of the branch. The GM strategically leads their team, monitors and builds the financial performance of the team, meets or exceeds metrics, and cultivates a network of business partners within the transportation and logistics industry both domestically and internationally.

-Generate new business development and revenue independently and for the branch
-Create and drive a business plan strategy that successfully meets sales goals and expected profit margins-
-Management of existing business accounts and continuously building customer relationships
-To be engaged and make sound decisions in regards to the branch budget, expenses, costs, and overall profitability
-Precise determination of delivery and weather related conditions in order to minimize any delays with our services
-Oversee the freight from origination to destination and take responsibility for any occurrences while solving them both constructively and timely
-The ability to dispatch freight, update orders and load screens while also properly closing orders timely through our carrier system
-Embrace the hiring process and be a part of solidifying the branches key positions

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

-The ability to work independently and multitask in a fast paced environment
-Have a keen eye and display excellent attention to detail
-An analytical approach to logistics planning that creatively solves challenges
-The ability to effectively negotiate with customers in regards to market freight rates
-To be an effective communicator via telephone and electronic communication
-To be able to make timely decisions in a complex environment under pressure
-Exude a competitive nature and a desire to surpass existing goals
-Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently


4-7 years

-High School Diploma or GED required
-Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Transportation or other related field of study Preferred
-3-5 years business management experience in the freight industry, including areas of international air, ocean, cargo, import, export, freight forwarding, third party logistics management, warehousing, supply chain, and tradeshow set-up
-Must have a working knowledge of the third party logistics model, fleet management, and freight forwarding
-3-5 years full truckload third party logistics experience in sales and operations
-3+ years experience in a supervisory or management role leading high performance teams
-Prefer experience in all modes: dry van, expedited, flatbed, oversized loads, refrigerated, intermodal shipments
-Previous experience working in transportation systems such as McLeod, Cargowise and MercuryGate preferred

Send resume to debbicarter@spherion.com

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