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Total Quality Logistics National Ocean Freight Forwarding Leader in Boston, Massachusetts

National Ocean Freight Forwarding Leader

About the role:

As the Ocean Freight Forwarding Leader for TQL Global, you will be responsible for the development and growth of our International Ocean Freight Forwarding business. Established in 2018, you will have the opportunity to lead one of the newest groups under the TQL Global umbrella. Historically, we promote our managers internally, but our rapid growth and creation of new services. has created opportunities for highly driven leaders to join the TQL Global family.


What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive compensation, benefits and long-term incentive packages

  • Opportunity to build and manage an Ocean Import/Export Team from the ground up

  • Unmatched growth potential within a newly established TQL Global department

  • Work hard, play hard – Voted a 2019 and 2020Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

What you'll be doing:

  • Oversee the provision of ocean transportation intermediary services to TQL Global’s customers

  • Develop, implement, and continuously enhance ocean import/export operational procedures

  • Map company process flows and continuously review to identify efficiency gains

  • Establish and manage relationships with origin counterparts and destination partners

  • Strategically grow a network of ocean carriers

  • Lead negotiation of rates and contracts with ocean carriers

  • Help resolve issues with steamship lines, ports and container freight stations, and carriers

  • Work with the TQL Drayage Team to optimize customers’ end-to-end transportation solutions

  • Stay current with developments and changes in applicable laws, regulations and other government requirements

  • Oversee compliance with applicable regulations, other government requirements and filings, and company standards

  • Assist in the recruitment, onboarding, and continuous development of best in class ocean import/export talent

  • Serve as the “Qualifying Individual” as required for FMC OTI licensing


  • 5+ years of ocean freight forwarding experience

  • 3+ years of NVOCC experience is a plus

  • Meet the requirements for being a “Qualifying Individual” as required for FMC OTI licensing

  • Strong understanding of applicable laws, regulations and other government requirements

  • Proven ability to establish or enhance ocean import/export operational functions

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Economics, or related

  • Results oriented with the drive to grow an international ocean freight forwarding business

  • Experience participating in the creation of strategic planning initiatives

  • Strong analytical skills with a systematic problem-solving approach

Where you'll be:4289 Ivy Pointe Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245

About TQL Global:

TQL Global, LLC (“TQL Global”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TQL, and is an FMC-licensed ocean freight forwarder, a licensed customs broker, and a TSA-approved IAC.

Total Quality Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact recruiting .

Job ID:21100187 Category:Operations