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Title:             Director of Logistics & Transportation

Department: Supply Chain

Reports To: VP of Logistics

Location:     Bronx Warehouse

        

The Director of Logistics & Transportation is responsible for overseeing, planning and supervising Food Distribution full order cycle from inventory receipt to order receipt to scheduling daily and weekly routes using TMS software ensuring on-time dispatch.

You will have full responsibility for logistics and transport planning, fleet operations, drivers, and helpers. To succeed in this role, you should have thorough knowledge of supply chain management and an understanding of warehouse procedures, including storing goods, dispatching orders, and tracking transportation vehicles. You need to be flexible to meet the demands of the operation. You should also be thoroughly knowledgeable with safety processes and DOT regulations

Responsibilities

·        Ensures Health and Safety, Environmental and Operator's License compliance, while delivering best in class customer service, measured against business KPIs for Safety, Service, and cost optimization

·        Provides creative, flexible, tenacious, diplomatic, and consistent leadership to develop the Transportation and Logistics team.

·        Understands and leverages the company’s operating systems and communication devices, ensuring that all reporting staff are using the systems and devices correctly and in full, to the benefit of the operation.

·        Supervise the logistics team ensuring excellent customer service to our member agencies and FBNYC partners, and internal stakeholders.

·        Strategically plan order demand and manage logistics, transportation, and customer service

·        Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle in the order management system and ERP (SCA & NetSuite by Oracle) from order taking through delivery

·        Schedule daily and weekly routes leveraging the full functionality of TMS software

·        Track orders using functional systems (e.g., barcodes and tracking software)

·        Coordinate with Warehouse Workers to ensure proper storage and distribution of inventory

·        Monitor KPI’s and report on transportation effectiveness, including fleet efficiency and on-time delivery.

·        Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements

·        Ensure receipt and shipping documents are properly filed

·        Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment

·        Research and suggest cost-effective shipping methods

·        Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders

·        Ensure compliance with company policies and shipping legislation

·        Stay up to date with safety regulations

Requirements

·        Minimum of 7 years - proven work experience in Logistics and transportation management in roles of increasing responsibility

·        Solid knowledge of supply chain management

·        Experience preparing and tracking orders using TMS software, like TWM or Roadnet

·        Excellent organizational skills

·        A passion for excellence, for the mission of the Food Bank, and a strong desire to build teams and develop people

·        Customer, people and results centric; Works logically and systematically to solve problems, make decisions and think laterally and flexibly with the ability to manage sustainable change.

·        IT literate and able to leverage software and hardware platforms to advantage

·        Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team, as well as manage people; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

·        Maintains a positive attitude to continued learning and growth.

·        Ability to coach, develop, supervise, and train staff

·        Problem-solving abilities

·        BSc in Supply Chain, Logistics, business, or relevant field 

Title:             Director of Logistics & Transportation

Department: Supply Chain

Reports To: VP of Logistics

Location:     Bronx Warehouse

        

The Director of Logistics & Transportation is responsible for overseeing, planning and supervising…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Competitive Salary, Excellent Benefits and Compensation Package

Location

On-site
355 Food Center Dr, The Bronx, NY 10474, USA

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