OFR Capacity Management Specialist - Mississauga, ON

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada DHL Global Forwarding, Freight req77970 13/05/2019

Job Summary:

Performs execution of global procurement strategy

Manages allocated capacity and monitors carrier invoicing.

Ensures adherence to global decisions (rates, process, etc.)

Forecasts, procures locally and on spot market and optimizes/consolidates in line with RRM and reg. inland logistics strategy and guidelines

Defines and sets up internal local rates (local charges) in system and checks centrally provided internal rates

Monitors carrier performance and initiates corrective actions

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Executes global procurement strategy

  • Ensures adherence to global negotiated contracts

  • Plans route and allocates capacity (identifies options, allocates shipment against available capacity)

  • Monitors carrier invoicing

  • Adheres to global procurement processes in case of local procured rates

  • Performs market and customer analysis to forecast demand/supply at country level (collects data, prepares, validates and analyzes data accuracy)

  • Maintains most up to date information on balancebetween demand and supply at country level

  • Performs negotiations to procure local capacity (schedules, rates) – end-to-end incl. inland logistics

  • Optimizes local OFR procurement for spot quotes and consolidation opportunities

  • Provides supplier schedules

  • Defines required internal local rates (local charges) and costing level to Global Procurement and checks centrally provided internal rates

  • Ensures internal local rates input into the rate management system (which will be used by the OCC Desk Team) and checks validities

  • Initiates corrective actions on local level or escalation to global

  • Is responsible to identify issues and escalates them to direct report when required

  • Monitors carrier performance in line with SLA and balanced score cards

Minimum Requirements (Education, experience and skills):

  • Extensive knowledge of OFR forwarding business

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Results driven and attention to details

  • Strong structuring skills

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Strong problem-solving mentality

Work Authorization

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in Canada. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role. DHL is an equal opportunity employer and believe we will gain through the recruitment and development of staff who represent the broad diversity of the Canadian workforce.

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours

    37.5 hours per week

  • Business Unit

    DHL Global Forwarding Canada

  • Travel Required

    No Business Travel

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only