Champion logistics solutions and process improvements on movement of goods within the supply chain
Provide and analyze the transport and logistics costs and reporting to the supply chain manager with required frequency
Responsible for all aspects of inbound routing activity to ensure on-time deliveries to our warehouse or depots
Manage extensive communications with 3PL partners, drivers and supply-chain team
Work with the fleet team on continuous improvement or corrective action to meet or exceed service and cost metrics, goals, objectives
Ensure that all compliance issues on inbound logistics are adhered to including but not limited to licences, toll fees etc
Resolve daily operational matters pertaining to suppliers, inbound deliveries to ensure on-time pickup and delivery
Oversee and ensure supplier compliance as governed by supplier agreements
Determine and manage the balance between cost, capacity utilization, and service
Maintain expertise and knowledge with Supply Chain and Logistics system
Lead and mentor a team of Logistics Officers and Fleet supervisors
6+ years in Third-Party Logistics (3PL logistics experience with a minimum 2 years’ experience in management).
Experience managing a fleet of a minimum of 50 trucks which comprises of a variety of vehicles from trailers or delivery vans, etc
Demonstrated experience putting up systems to track fleet management, fuel efficiency, driver routines, etc
A track record of putting in place effective controls to track transport and logistics activities to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, or timeliness objectives Demonstrated competencies:
Execution - makes sure initiatives and tasks are carried out; monitors results and makes adjustments as needed
Facilitates change - Tries to minimize complexities, contradictions, and paradoxes or reduce their impact; clarifies direction and smoothed the process of change
Passion for results - works tenaciously to overcome obstacles and to meet or exceed goals
Customer focus - Identifies breakdowns in internal processes and systems that directly impact customer service and retention; expresses concerns to others.
Business acumen - understands the nature and inter-dependencies of business functions and supporting processes (People, finance, operations, etc.)
Planning and organization - recognizes problems, takes corrective/preventive action and keeps people informed of plans, progress, and decisions
Decision making - organizes information and data to identify/explain major trends, problems, and causes; compares and combines information to identify underlying issues.
Our client is looking for a Logistics Manager to lead transport planning within the supply chain operations and oversee Supply Chain Logistics which covers the movement of produce from source>collection center>warehouse >depot >vendors.
Schedule: Full time