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Transportation & Logistics Manager

Company: G & C Food Distributors Inc
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:

G&C Food Distributors is a re-distributor of refrigerated, frozen and dry food. Our sole distribution center is in Syracuse, NY. We store and deliver more than 4,000 food items to meet the needs of our customers across 27 states. In recent years, G&C Foods has grown to be one of the most respected redistributors in the United States. We are rapidly expanding all areas or our organization. G&C Foods is currently looking for an ambitious self-starter that can fill a new role of Transportation & Logisitics Manager in Syracuse, NY. This position requires a dynamic personality and the ability to manage and coordinate with large groups of employees across all areas of the organization. The most successful employees at G&C Foods can coordinate and execute initiatives with little to no direction. This is because our organization embraces taking informed risks and learning from failures. We value collaboration with communication. FLSA: FT/Exempt; Salary Minimum Position Qualifications/Education Requirements: The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years of experience in Logistics and Fleet management, with considerable experience in the 3rd party logistics. Highly motivating management style and the ability to manage large groups effectively.Excellent written and verbal communication skillsHighly metric driven with a strong focus analyzing and forecasting the department P&LProficient in Microsoft Office software programsStrong initiator with a focus on continuous improvement Job Summary Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Transportation department, including direct management of department managers, supervisors, and a team of 100+ delivery drivers. Serve as a liaison to understand the structure, policies, and operations of each department of the company, to enhance and promote continuous improvement; Explore and recommend strategies and tactics to enable us to achieve our goals. These may include improvements in information systems, information management, practices, procedures, as well as organizational change. Identify, obtain and translate disorganized information into a form that can drive creation of relevant and practical solutions to our goals. Identify and define business needs both within and across departments, identifying opportunities for improvement. Confirm that stakeholders have a shared understanding of requirements and manage conflicts and issues to resolution. Assess our solutions to ensure that goals are met, and requirements are satisfied. When required, act as a Project Manager to drive and actively manage initiatives, programs, and processes that support a culture of continuous improvement. Enhance the development of Carrier/Broker base to utilize for outside shipments/trucks. Represent G&C Foods at potential customers, Food Shows or industry events. Evaluate existing transportation and delivery framework (equipment, processes, people, technology, etc.) to understand how we can improve and build on the existing system. Apply practices that motivate employees, relay growth opportunities, drive execution of policies/ procedures and implement corrective measures if necessary to ensure productivity levels are met. Monitor and follow-up on daily route assignments to ensure customers are serviced per company standards while maximizing asset utilization. Develop/implement appropriate metrics routinely to measure statistics and progress in all functional areas of transportation and delivery. Establish objectives that ensure financial performance, safety, quality, and customer service in compliance with all applicable internal and external policies. Evaluate customer routing and identify, develop and implement appropriate strategies to ensure operational efficiencies are maximized. Implement and continuously improve fleet rotation programs to maximize efficiency and asset utilization. Ensure compliance with DOT and OSHA rules and regulations including documentation and recordkeeping. Coordinate with the Safety Manager the investigation of accidents or unsafe acts/conditions through enforcement of the company safety initiative. Enforce general company policies through coaching and disciplinary documentation. Syracuse.com.Category: Logistics, Keywords: Logistics Manager

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