Logistics Manager

MacDonald Search Group

Logistics Manager

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!