Operations Manager in Birmingham, AL at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Our Client company is a well established, long standing freight forwarder in the market. They offer end-to-end

international and domestic freight services.

The Opportunity:

This is an opportunity to join an international logistics industry. As Head of Operations, you will be the authority on freight forwarding, operations across Air, Ocean, and Domestic Transportation. This position is perfect for an individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment, seeks out opportunities to drive change, and has a whatever-it-takes-get-it-done mentality. This is a high impact opportunity which will contribute greatly to long-term mission.

Day to Day Impact

  • Maintain oversight of day-to-day freight forwarding operations, observing the pulse of personnel,

systems, and partners.

  • Lead, and coach the team for success in a high-performance culture that accommodates the rapid

and dynamic growth of freight forwarding operations.

  • Lead on identifying market trends to keep the team current with the latest in freight forwarding

technology and industry best practices.

  • Establish KPIs & ensure the success of partners from onboarding to ongoing utilization of their services.
  • Establish SLAs to which partners must adhere; monitor and ensure compliance.

You'll Be Successful Because:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master of Business Administration preferred.
  • 10+ years of freight forwarding experience, including multi-national experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a managerial role
  • Excellent organizational, motivational, analytical, problem-solving, and strategic-thinking skills
  • Proven record of forming winning partnerships with third-party entities
  • Ability to build cross-functional partnerships and engage-in and lead cross-functional teams and


Don't miss out, apply today! All inquiries are confidential.

To find out more about this position and have a confidential conversation, please contact:

Todd Gordon

Direct: (605) 679-9906


All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.