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ID:  537074

Norfolk Va, US

Supervisor, Cargo Flow

Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 155,000 people worldwide, including 4,000 in Marseilles where its head office is located.


Position Summary:


The Cargo Flow Supervisor is responsible for optimizing the loading capacity of all the vessels within their managed scope in TEUs and weight.  In addition to vessel optimization, all ROB limits and other limits must be respected.  Vessels are expected to be fully optimized with the least impact to cost. The Cargo Flow Supervisor will work closely with many departments including but not limited to trade, customer service, vessel operation, port operation and equipment.


Additional responsibilities of the Cargo Flow Supervisor include training of team members, creating reports and seeking out opportunities for process improvement and automation.


This position will be responsible to:


  • Monitor, calculate & report the CMA CGM booking levels of the relevant US ports taking into consideration draft restrictions, short leg, long leg and ROB allocations. 
  • Engage the equipment department to direct equipment to the proper ports in order to fill vessels to maximum capacity.
  • Optimize the use of good stowage on CMA CGM operated vessels wherever possible
  • Highlight overbooked situations to Trade management and manage the overbooked situation with high efficiency to limit cost exposure
  • Review departure baplie files from the terminal after vessel departure and report final figures on the daily vessel forecast report
  • Review and validate cargo flow analysts’ daily reports
  • Train, guide and educate cargo flow analysts on their day to day responsibilities and processes. 
  • Motivate team members and encourage participation in sharing new ideas and best practices.
  • Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned.


Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:


  • High School Diploma required.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience required to include 1-2 years’ industry experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of the shipping industry
  • Knowledge of department policy and processes
  • Knowledge of allocation and various calculations
  • Knowledge of trade details.  Including geography, customers and commodity
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Outlook and Access
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel – experience with formatting, pivot tables, formulas and filters
  • Advanced analytical skills to assess situation, anticipate issue, identify trends and resolve problems
  • Excellent multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines throughout the day
  • Ability to apply sound logic and reasoning for problem solving and decision making
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Great attention to detail and strong organization skills
  • Ability to take ownership in respective services
  • Leadership skills


Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred


Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure! CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.



















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