Category : Supply Chain
Our client a family owned steel company located in the Niagara region with a fantastic environment is currently searching for a Logistics Manager to join their team.
Manage all company truck-drivers
Plan, schedule, review and modify outbound and return load transportation activities on a daily basis.
Manage, organize and plan the work of the shipping staff
Coordinate the fleet requirements for all divisions
Negotiate equipment lease and maintenance contracts
Implement ongoing improvements to the fleet, and examine and establish cost reduction strategies in all areas relating to transportation, to achieve maximum operational efficiency and performance
Visit customer's facilities and job sites as required to understand their needs for receiving our goods, and to form a basis of knowledge for optimum load scheduling efficiency
Develop a Driver Evaluation Program that can effectively measure and rank the skills and abilities of drivers, and provide the basis for assessing required improvements.
Conduct an annual evaluation review for each driver
Skills and Qualifications :
2-5 years managerial experience in a logistics environment
5-10 years experience in logistics
Proficiency in MS Office products
Experience with 3rd party carrier negotiations