The Logistics Manager is responsible for the daily management and continuous development of all warehousing and distribution operations that belong to the branch location. These operations can be in multiple locations and include both the cross dock operations supporting international and domestic freight as well as inventory management and order fulfillment (3PL/4PL).
This individual will report directly to the Branch Manager
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for 3PL & 4PL handling and physical movement of freight as required (including CFS, bonded, FTZ, security, temperature controlled and other current and/or future special areas).
Responsible for customer service and operational account management to warehousing and distribution clients.
Responsible for effective deployment and utilization of Warehousing-, Transport- and Global Freight-Management Systems (WMS, TMS & Control).
Responsible for operational reporting to both internal and external clients.
Actively manages and monitors quality, productivity and profitability in general and on a per client basis with the aim to continuously improve.
Actively collaborates with sales colleagues and organization to win & implement new business.
Actively collaborates with product management to ensure product integrity and compliance.
Defines, communicates and maintains SOPs
Initiates and manages claims procedure per company guidelines.
Customarily and regularly directs the work of Warehouse Associates ensuring operational excellence and accuracy
Exercises the authority to hire, discipline, reward or discharge employees
Responsible for yearly performance appraisals for staff
Responsible for the security of the warehouse operations
Responsible for ensuring a safe work environment
Responsible for training and developing employees
Responsible for asset utilization
Performs other duties as assigned by management
10+ years of warehouse experience preferred
5+ years of relevant management experience highly preferred
Experience with a comprehensive modern WMS and WMS driven processes highly preferred.
Experience with managing a comprehensive Foreign Trade Zone highly preferred
Experience with new process and project implementation highly preferred.
Domestic and international freight experience highly preferred.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience highly preferred
Operational knowledge of DOT, HAZMAT, TSA security, customs regulations, OSHA, Forklift certification and training, shipping and receiving, distribution, documentation, and compliance highly preferred.
Qualified applicants (internal and external) must currently possess legal authorization to work in the United States
Results and bottom line focus
Fanatic driver on process and procedures
Effective leadership skills
Ability to manage employees
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Self managing and pro-active
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to operate in global environment
English is the principal language for this position. This position requires good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.
Basic proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and other technical software, including Agility's WMS and TMS is required.
Location - Bensenville