Houston, Texas

About the role:

As the Manager for TQL Global's Air Freight Forwarding Operations, you will be responsible for the development and growth of our domestic and international Air 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
  • Paid relocation to Cincinnati, OH
  • Opportunity to build and manage an air import/export team from the ground up
  • Unmatched growth potential within a newly established TQL Global department
  • We win wherever we go – Voted a Top Workplaces USA (2021, 2022) and Forbes America’s Best Employers (2022)


What you'll be doing:

  • Oversee the provision of air freight forwarding services to TQL Global’s customers
  • Develop, implement and continuously enhance airfreight 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 air carriers  
  • Lead negotiation of rates and contracts with air carriers
  • Develop and build a domestic Authorized Representative carrier base
  • Stay current with developments and changes in applicable laws, regulations and other government requirements
  • Collaborate with our legal and global compliance team to ensure operations are compliant with TSA requirements, laws, regulations, other government filings and requirements and company standards
  • Assist in the recruitment, onboarding and continuous development of best-in-class air import/export talent
  • Serve as the Indirect Air Carrier Security Coordinator for TQL Global


What you need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Economics, or related
  • 5+ years of air freight forwarding experience
  • Meet the requirements for serving as TQL Global’s IACSC 
  • Proven ability to establish or enhance air import/export operational functions 
  • Strong understanding of applicable TSA requirements, laws, regulations and other government requirements
  • Results oriented with the drive to grow an international air 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: 2525 North Loop West Houston, TX 77008
*Preferred Location: 4289 Ivy Pointe Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245 (Relocation Assistance will be provided if open to relocating)  


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. 

Houston, Texas

What We Do

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) is a premier third-party logistics provider. We partner with thousands of companies nationwide to facilitate their truckload freight movements.

While our company doesn't own any trucks, our sales professionals arrange for authorized motor carriers to transport the goods of our clients.

Why We Do It

For our clients, the benefit of our service is the ability to save them time and money.

We take the burden out of finding dependable carriers to transport goods, monitoring the trucks until delivery and handling any obstacles that may occur while the goods are in transit.

In turn, our clients are able to concentrate on their core business.

How We Do It

Our dedicated sales teams develop trusted relationships with over 5,000-plus clients and our large network of carriers; and they work to maintain those relationships by negotiating fair rates with both the client and carrier.

The Total Quality Logistics difference, and our competitive advantage, is our pledge of integrity and commitment to providing the highest level of customer service to our clients and carriers. 

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