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ID:  531709

Baltimore Md, US

Air Gateway Manager

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Present in 170 countries and with more than 110,000 employees spread over 1,300 sites, we are well on our way to achieving our vision: to be a Top 5 global 3PL.

We believe that our employees are the key to our success. We want to engage and empower our diverse, global team to co-create value with our customers through our solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground, and finished vehicle transport. That is why CEVA Logistics offers a dynamic and exceptional work environment that fosters personal growth, innovation, and continuous improvement.

DARE TO GROW! Join CEVA Logistics, and you will be part of a team that values imagination, encourages boldness and exemplarity, and is committed to excellence in everything we do. Join us in our mission to shape the future of global logistics as we become a global leader in the logistics industry. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?


Job Purpose

Role will be responsible for the cost effective, service orientated operational oversite of a high volume Air Gateway. Quality net revenue generation through the building of the large and effective ULD based consolidations, carrier and supplier procurement and relationship management, allocation/capacity planning and to adhere to the strict service level requirements of our clients. Leadership role in producing an industry leading cost base and market competitive pricing for CEVAs Air freight product.


Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and execute innovative approaches to handling existing and new lines of export/import volumes – that will ensure both the reduction of direct costs and the enhancement of net revenue and yields.
  • Continual analysis and management of consolidation mix to ensure maximum tactical profitability.
  • Continual analysis and management of import break-bulk / De-Consolidation program to ensure timely recoveries, breakdown and freight availability.
  • Optimize procurement cost through effective local buying / negotiations.
  • Manage effective capacity planning in line with corporate carrier strategy, thus ensuring the most cost effective and service orientated routings.
  • Ongoing vendor management – ensure periodic performance reviews conducted to ensure optimal service and performance levels
  • Prepare and effectively manage Air Gateway within budgeted operating costs.
  • Use acquired job knowledge to interact with other departments and stations in order to investigate customer or shipping needs as well as problem identification and solution generation.
  • Manage by continual improvement to achieve targets set through Gateway Balanced Scorecard. Ensure KPIs are continually reviewed to ensure effective operational management.
  • Maintain and ensure timely completion of Air Export/Import Balanced scorecard.
  • Ensure smooth and effective implementation of new business and consolidation destinations
  • Review and reconcile CASS and all management financial reports. Ensure disputes are resolved with carriers in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate achieved cost database by lane and work with the sales and pricing organization to ensure market competitive pricing is provided.
  • In conjunction with Senior Manager, TSA Compliance – effective management of screening operation.
  • Close communication and calibration with Air Leaders in downline stations and overseas
  • Appraise employee performance though effective reviews.


Knowledge, Experience & Skills



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BSci) in Business discipline preferred


  • 10 Years airfreight experience in High volume Airfreight export environment


Specialist Knowledge & Skills:

  • Airline ULD types and aircraft. 
  • Lad Master Experience in Freighter types and loading.
  • Above standard knowledge of loading and BUP process.

Interpersonal & Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with people from multi-functional and diverse backgrounds.
  • Analytical, decision and problem solving skills and the ability to interpret a wide variety of data/information and makes recommendations and decisions.
  • Leadership skills and the ability to motivate others to work together towards common objectives. 
  • Stress Tolerance - ability to maintain an effective level of performance and continue to exercise sound decision-making skills in the face of conflicting or stressful demands.  
  • Client Focused - able to anticipate and identify customers’ needs and expectations and what constitutes positive customer satisfaction; and effectively meet those needs to ensure quality customer service.
  • Adaptability - reacts and adjusts positively to various work situations and a flexible approach to resolving challenges.
  • Safety - personal willingness to practice a standard of occupational health and safety including proper use of equipment and protective devices, and promote a safe working environment conducive to all involved.

CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.  We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Please note:  Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.

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Outstanding benefits for employee and family including multiple health plans(company contribution to health savings account), prescription, dental and vision coverage.
Company paid life insurance, accident insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage and employee assistance plan.
Voluntary benefits including additional life insurance, AD&D coverage, buy-up short- and long-term disability, critical illness, identify theft & legal plan.
401(k) with company match.
Flexible Paid Time Off programs including company paid holidays.
Tuition reimbursement program.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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