Salary Range:$75,000.00 - $85,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Transportation West of a leading producer of industrial pressure-treated wood products. Responding to the vital infrastructure needs of economy, they manufacture and distribute railway ties, utility poles, residential lumber and industrial wood products across North America.
The Logistics Manager will oversee all transportation decisions, spends, and functions for a combination of plants and finished goods yards in the Western United States. They will maintain customer reporting requirements and contributes to overall transportation and sales efficiency. This role directs and coordinates activities of transportation operations to obtain optimum use of equipment, facilities, and personnel. This person must show leadership as they drive an increase in revenue, optimize costs, and maximize profitability.

Background Required:
  • Logistics (6-8 yrs)
  • Management and supervision (1 logistics supervisor, 4 dispatchers, 12 indirect reports)
  • Rail and truck transportation (knowledge, cost structures, operations)
  • Third party carrier management including carrier sourcing
  • Negotiations (3rd party truckload and rail carriers)
  • Develop key performance indicators and metrics
  • Generate customer facing reports, stand operating procedures
  • Score carding carriers (service, DOT, and safety)
  • Manage all rail tracing and assessorial costs
  • Freight claim management
  • Project management (capital projects and special projects)
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Residence: Fresno, CA (relocation assistance provided for strong candidates)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Transportation experience with wood poles, lumber, and high-pressure wood products
  • Production scheduling exposure
  • Emergency storm response leadership (including night and weekends)
  • Water and barge equipment exposure
  • Driver management
  • Bi-Lingual: English & Spanish
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Leadership
  • Strategic decision making
  • Excellent Communication (verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation)
  • Carrier and customer relationships
  • Interpersonal relationships (sales and plant)
  • Team player
  • Time management
  • Prioritization
  • Stay current on the industry
  • Calculation of figures including basic algebra and geometry

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Senior Practice Leader: Pete Punwani
Private Fleet & Final Mile

330.664.9400, ext.113

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