Baillie Lumber Co.
  • 22-Nov-2021 to 21-Mar-2022 (MST)
  • Logistics
  • Hamburg, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Ocean Export Strategy Manager

Our Hamburg, NY office is looking for an Ocean Export Strategy Manager. This is a full time, permanent opportunity working for a world class hardwood lumber manufacturer.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an advisor for the end-to-end Ocean Freight Export processes
  • Develop and implement solutions to opportunities and challenges with carrier relationships, as identified in partnership with the Export Operations team
  • Negotiate ocean freight agreements/contracts; manage weekly space allotment
  • Select suitable carriers to meet shipments requirements and needs by frequently having meetings and/or sending guidance
  • Daily problem-solving surrounding securing more vessel space to meet supplier's demand on booking requirements
  • Determine annual, and monthly capacity needs to ensure sufficient ocean container capacity to meet customer demand
  • Serves as the escalation contact for customer's Ocean Freight Export shipments;
  • Responsible for the financial aspects and results; sets, communicates, and drives KPIs to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Assumes responsibility for good working practices, safety, and security for customer shipments and staff
  • Collaborate with internal customers for seamless customer service and improve process flows; engage with sales to grow business by participating in sales meetings and customer calls
  • Track shipment confirmation, order status updates, system maintenance (ETDs, transit time matrix, lead times, etc.), and notifications

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of combined experience in trade compliance and international logistics with demonstrated performance in reaching goals and objectives
  • International and domestic transportation management experience
  • Thorough understanding of terminal & port operations
  • Understanding of government requirements, regulations, and tariffs
  • Customs Clearance experience
  • Expert HTS and Classifications
  • Clear understanding of opportunities and challenges at both origin and destination
  • The capability to present and negotiate business to get it over the line is a necessity
  • The successful candidate must be self-motivated and flexible to work with little to no supervision

About Us:

Baillie Lumber Co. is one of North America's largest hardwood lumber manufacturers, distributors, and exporters. We are a provider of hardwood logs, hardwood lumber and proprietary grade hardwood lumber products.

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