Logistics Manager

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: January 09, 2020
  • Job Order ID: 267245
  • Consultant: Wade Simmons
  • Industry: Logistics / Distribution
Logistics Manager

Our client is and extremely well established business and a leader in their industry, with multiple branches in Canada.
They are looking for a great candidate to run their logistics department in the Vancouver, BC area, overseeing various modes of transportation, with a primary focus on rail and ground / truck transportation.

Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the logistics department and team, with support in multiple modes of transportation - trucking, rail, ocean.
  • Management of internal fleet and company trucks
  • Negotiation of rates and services with 3PL logistics providers
  • Oversight of company owned rail fleet, including rate and service requirements with major rail service providers
  • Budget management for department
  • Achieve company targets for logistics costs
  • Other as required
Requirements:
  • 4-6 years in logistics management roles
  • Post secondary in Transportation, Supply Chain, Operations or Business
  • Excellent knowledge of rail freight and trucking
  • National Safety Code knowledge, and understanding of regulations around transportation requirements
  • Strong computer skills - Excel and ERP systems
  • Great leadership and communication skills

If you feel that you may be a great fit for this position, please send us your resume today!