Logistics Director jobs in the United States

Logistics Director manages all aspects of an organization's logistics management function to control, deliver, and distribute products and materials to the destination. Implements an overall strategy, metrics, and processes to deploy an optimized logistic network and operations. Being a Logistics Director oversees critical and related inventory, distribution, and transportation operations that support the achievement of organizational goals and KPI's for product delivery and customer satisfaction. Selects vendors and negotiates rates and service levels and monitors performance. Additionally, Logistics Director ensures compliance with all regulations governing transportation of goods. Utilizes analytics to monitor and measure performance, identify problems in operations, and achieve high performance at optimal cost. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. The Logistics Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Logistics Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Logistics Director
  • CEVA Logistics
  • Plainfield, IN FULL_TIME
  • CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Present in 170 countries and with more than 110,000 employees spread over 1,300 sites, we are well on our way to achieving our vision: to be a Top 5 global 3PL.

    We believe that our employees are the key to our success. We want to engage and empower our diverse, global team to co-create value with our customers through our solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground, and finished vehicle transport. That is why CEVA Logistics offers a dynamic and exceptional work environment that fosters personal growth, innovation, and continuous improvement.

    DARE TO GROW! Join CEVA Logistics, and you will be part of a team that values imagination, encourages boldness and exemplarity, and is committed to excellence in everything we do. Join us in our mission to shape the future of global logistics as we become a global leader in the logistics industry. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?

    YOUR ROLE

    Responsible for strategic and tactical plans associated with distribution of products and materials to and from company operations to ensure consistent quality service and customer satisfaction, profitable, cost efficient operations, and compliance with company policies and procedures, ISO standards and applicable regulatory requirements. Models and acts in accordance with our guiding principles and core values.

    WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?
    • Provide leadership and direction in the execution of stock deployment to destination production plants.
    • Review, forecast and ensure inventory is stocked in distribution centers.
    • Lead, direct and manage all station functions to ensure that all departments and station staff execute service agreements at, or above the customer's standards.
    • Maximize profitability through superior customer service, effective and prompt communication and follow-up on all pending matters with the customer.
    • Responsible for business development, sales and marketing and new account development to ensure that maximum transportation revenue is generated for the station.
    • Provide managers with daily guidance, leadership and overall support on any issues relating to operations, communication, human resources, revenue enhancement, standardizing procedures, systems applications and executing processes to meet customer needs.
    • Review analysis of activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine progress toward stated business development goals and objectives.
    • Review and evaluate station P & L performance and establish short-term goals to address any budgetary shortfalls.
    • Develop and execute policies, plans and programs to meet anticipated organizational needs in the areas of functional responsibility.
    • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and guidelines, ISO standards and applicable regulatory requirements.
    • Collaborate with senior management to develop continuous improvement methodology in key areas of service profit and growth, and use key performance indicators to drive and quantify cost optimization while maintaining customer quality and service.
    • Consult with and apprise senior management of important issues, operational concerns, personnel matters, capital expenditures, leases and all commitments obligating the company.
    • Ensure that freight is being expedited in a safe and timely manner.
    • Ensure that the station facility provides a clean, professional and safe working environment for all employees.
    • Direct and train management staff in sound human relations and operational skills.
    • Ensure directives, rules and procedures are communicated to all station personnel.
    • Ensure safety methods and programs are implemented and maintained.
    • Utilize superior communications skills to motivate staff and develop effective working relationships with peers, executives and clients.
    • Oversee and manage the professional development and productivity of all staff members to ensure proper goals, training, professional development and project requirements are met.
    • Personally coach, train and mentor direct reports and provide career development opportunities through training and quality management activities.
    • Conduct annual performance reviews for all staff within department and address all employee performance problems promptly and directly in accordance with personnel policies of the company.
    • Keep abreast of emerging technology changes and innovations through formal or informal study, reading business and professional publications, networking and participation in professional organizations.
    • Perform other duties as needed.

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • In-depth knowledge of all of the company’s products, services, systems and operations.
    • Highly experienced in the management of logistics and supply chain operations.
    • Strong expertise and experience in inventory management and reconciliation.
    • In-depth TMS experience in tools for optimization.
    • Experienced in traffic source selection and rate negotiation.
    • Knowledgeable of ISO standards and applicable regulatory requirements. Ability to manage the financial aspects of a department (purchasing, budget preparations and review, financial reporting and monitoring expenses).
    • PC Literate. Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications.
    • Capable of communicating and interacting effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees and vendors.
    • Demonstrated success in leading, managing and developing staff and high performance teams.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills in influencing departments and implementing and managing change.
    • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
    • Proficient in project management methodologies with a focus on developing solution driven strategy plans to achieve goals, implementing business requirements analysis and testing processes, and identifying timeline constraints, and risks.
    • Highly skilled in making customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions.
    • Ability to develop and sustain productive relationships.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to persuade, influence, negotiate and make formal presentations in meetings and training environments.
    • Strong interpersonal skills including diplomacy and patience. Use appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team and facilitate the completion of team goals.
    • Demonstrated skills in organization group process, problem identification and resolution.
    • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition; handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and the organization.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.

    Minimum:
    • Minimum 10 years of experience in a progressively responsible project manager role or similar roles in transportation logistics or supply chain management.
    • Minimum 7 years industry experience.
    • Minimum 7 years supervisory or managerial experience.
    • Six Sigma Training and/or Certification.

    Preferred:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related field preferred; or equivalent combination of work experience and education; or work experience and completion of the LDP Program.
    • Certified Professional Supply Management (CPMS).

    WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

    With a genuine culture of recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package with a focus on your wellbeing. This includes competitive Paid Time Off, 401(k), health insurance and an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and a diverse range of retail, travel, car and hospitality brands, including important offerings like pet insurance.

    We are a team in every sense, and we support each other and work collaboratively to achieve our goals together.

    It is our goal that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment, so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then let’s work together to help you find your new role.

    ABOUT TOMORROW

    We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. This role can be the first step on your career path with us. You can stay in the same job family, find a new family to grow in (an almost limitless number of options) or find your own path. Join CEVA for a challenging and rewarding career.

    CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background. We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

    CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

    Please note: Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: firstname.lastname@cevalogistics.com. We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.

    Information provided is true and accurate. False statements or information will result in the application voided.

    Outstanding benefits for employee and family including multiple health plans(company contribution to health savings account), prescription, dental and vision coverage.

    Company paid life insurance, accident insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage and employee assistance plan.

    Voluntary benefits including additional life insurance, AD&D coverage, buy-up short- and long-term disability, critical illness, identify theft & legal plan.

    401(k) with company match.

    Flexible Paid Time Off programs including company paid holidays.

    Tuition reimbursement program.
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Director of Logistics
  • US Logistics Solutions
  • Humble, TX FULL_TIME
  • Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced and highly organized Director of Logistics to lead our company's supply chain operations. As the Director of Logistics, you will play a crucial role in ensur...
  • 24 Days Ago

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Director of Logistics Enterprise Sales
  • WorldWide Logistics
  • Urbandale, IA FULL_TIME
  • *This is an on-site positionWorldWide Logistics is seeking a Director of Enterprise Sales to drive robust growth and revenue from some of the largest shippers in the United States and Canada. Your pri...
  • 2 Days Ago

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Director of Logistics Operations
  • Preowned Auto Logistics
  • Peabody, MA FULL_TIME
  • Preowned Auto Logistics (PAL) is looking for a Director of Logistics Operations. The successful candidate will have vast experience managing logistics operation, can innovative, highly organized, and ...
  • 12 Days Ago

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Director Logistics
  • O'Reilly Auto Parts
  • Springfield, MO FULL_TIME
  • Responsible for supervising the global logistics organization including all warehousing, transportation, and logistics activities. Define the global, regional, & local strategy for logistics, aligned ...
  • 8 Days Ago

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Logistics Director
  • Zunch Staffing
  • Plano, TX FULL_TIME
  • Join our Team at Zunch Staffing - Materials Manager Opportunity in TexasWelcome to Zunch Staffing, a leading workforce solutions provider based in Plano, Texas. Our company emphasizes career growth, c...
  • 9 Days Ago

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Pipeline- Logistics Analyst I
  • Arlo Solutions LLC
  • Quantico, VA
  • Company Summary Arlo Solutions (Arlo) is an information technology consulting services company that specializes in deliv...
  • 7/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Program Office Analyst
  • ManTech International Corporation
  • Washington, DC
  • Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Org...
  • 7/15/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Financial Analyst
  • ManTech International Corporation
  • Washington, DC
  • Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Org...
  • 7/15/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Supply Chain & Logistics Analyst
  • ManTech
  • Washington, DC
  • **Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future** Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading...
  • 7/14/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director, Global Logistics
  • MESO SCALE DIAGNOSTICS, LLC.
  • Rockville, MD
  • The Director of Global Logistics is responsible for the fulfillment planning function and shipment network design and op...
  • 7/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director, Global Logistics
  • MSD
  • Rockville, MD
  • The Director of Global Logistics is responsible for the fulfillment planning function and shipment network design and op...
  • 7/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Senior Construction Project Manager
  • Dewberry
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Job Description: Dewberry is currently seeking a Senior Construction Project Manager with a primary focus in supporting ...
  • 7/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Supply Chain Director
  • The Judge Group
  • Arlington, VA
  • Our client, a very top food manufacturer, is currently seeking a Director of Supply Chain, Logistics, and Planning. Posi...
  • 7/12/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Logistics Director jobs
$150,685 to $204,939