Logistics Manager

Summit Search Group a leading national professional recruitment firm is recruiting a professional, self-directed individual to fill the role of Logistics Manager. The Logistics Manager will schedule all inbound shipments, provide leadership and strive to keep departmental costs low.

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide outstanding leadership to a small team of direct reports.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with carrier partners
  • Maximize the reliability and efficiency of distribution network while minimizing transport costs.
  • Successfully negotiate cost effective freight contracts.
  • Effectively manage the scheduling of all in-bound trucks (both internal and external).
  • Maintain organized and effective dock schedules.
  • Act as the logistics liaison between internal and external stakeholders (internal departments, field operations, carriers, customs brokers, vendor base, etc.)
  • Generate and maintain internal reports including but not limited to: master truck schedule, budget versus spend analysis, internal transfer log.
  • Manage bill of lading, packing slips, customs documents and subsequent communication of  documents to internal and external stakeholders..
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports, or customer issues.
  • Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.
  • Plan or implement improvements to logistics systems or processes.
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in transportations or logistics
  • 2+ years of management experience
  • Superior communication skills both verbal and written
  • Post secondary education – college or university in a related discipline

As an expression of interest, please send your resume and cover letter to Gail Eckert at [email protected]

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