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VP of Logistics

Company: CS Recruiting
Location: Chino
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Launched in 2019, our client has become the exclusive purchasers for China's second largest linerboard producer.

VP of Logistics -
The VP of Logistics will be responsible for managing day to day operations of the logistics department and developing the vision and roadmap to support the long-term strategy and future growth of the Company. This position will involve managing the internal logistics team as well as the external partners including the maintenance of relationships with ocean freight providers.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Develop the long-term logistics strategies to support the growth of the organization in a cost-effective manner while improving service and reliability.
  • Negotiate contracts with the ocean freight providers and ensure its operation capacity is available and sufficient to support the shipping requirements of company buyers.
  • Develop and implement the best practices to drive efficiency, reduce cost, and improve service.
  • Identify, develop and implement shipping visibility tools to proactively manage the logistics network.
  • Manage export containers by the execution of a pre-booking and booking plan coordinating with the major teams of the company.
  • Manage ocean spot and contracts for optimization.
  • Manage the allocation of containers within origin and carrier assignment to ensure divisional needs are met and in line with contractual requirements.
  • Create transportation capacity strategies and develop contingency plans to support varying levels of company demands in the cost effective manner and deal with the changes to supply/demand patterns.
  • Work with divisions to monitor and adjust capacity as needed.
  • Ensure best rates are quoted for expedited services when required.
  • Partner with the Finance team to manage and report on all cost associated with logistics and develop strategies to mitigate financial risk as needed.
  • Develop and utilize key performance indicators (KPIs), metrics and periodic reporting to help driving execution, process uniformity and compliance across all divisions, regions, and with all transportation providers.
  • Manage the customs compliance program and ensure adherence to all governmental policies.
  • Ensure the talent is exceeding the company's expectations and provide development path and coaching for the team members.
  • Develop customer service mentality for the team towards our customer group and drive the team to exceed expectations.
  • Build relationship and trust with cross functional partners.
  • Build team culture of continuous improvement.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as needed.
    • BA/BS degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering or equivalent.
    • 10+ years of experience in managing large logistics organization in a multi-divisional environment.
    • Solid management and execution experience from the large international ocean freight companies.
    • Proven experience with managing large logistics organizations with similar complexity.
    • Experience with Supply Chain Systems, including but not limited to ERP systems.
    • Demonstrated track record of successful project deployments with quantifiable results.
    • Ability to manage day to day operations, and multiple cross functional projects simultaneously and determine priorities.
    • Demonstrated ability to utilize data and metrics to drive decision making and optimization.
    • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
      This position offers a competitive base salary

      Related to: -Freight Forwarding, International Freight, Domestic Freight, Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Domestic, International, International Shipping, Steamship, Logistics, Customs, Customs Brokerage, Import, Export, Air, Ocean, NVOCC, -Ocean Export, Ocean Import, Global Export Shipment, Ocean Freight, Ocean Containers, International, Customs, CTPAT, -freight operations, customer service, tracking, tracing, pricing, planning, driver dispatching, post-delivery, transactional freight, shipment, delivery, -Director, Regional Director, Senior Director, Leadership, Leader, -VP, Vice President, Regional Vice President, President, Executive, Leadership, Leader

Keywords: CS Recruiting, Chino , VP of Logistics, Executive , Chino, California

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