VT Industries Director of Logistics in Holstein, Iowa
Director of Logistics
at VT Industries
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The Director of Logistics is an individual with a strong level of strategic vision and expertise in domestic and some international freight. This person will have a skillset in multimode logistic strategy, specifically with truck freight, network design, and ongoing performance all while driving excellence within transportation for multisite distribution and fulfillment operations. Will develop key strategic initiatives and deliverables for transportation in support of the VT’s door and counter top business.
Lead a team to drive cost reduction, service enhancements, and compliance in our domestic and parcel transportation teams.
Partner with cross-functional teams to develop new strategic solutions to improve the customer experience and provide more choices and conveniences related to delivery for our distribution and fulfillment operations, including pick up locations, select delivery date, etc.
Lead the development and achievement of comprehensive transportation RFP, enhanced supply chain visibility dashboards.
Develop a plan for profitable growth and performs profit forecasting and budgeting
Create and execute strategies to improve business process productivity and reduce freight costs while improving service.
Manage North American associated transportation target levels and reduction goals.
Develop and utilize robust KPIs and drive supplier development related to delivery performance within transportation network and make improvements on vendor/supplier delivery performance.
Identify and implement logistic processes and network changes impacting overall transportation services including but not limited to shipment consolidation, store delivery and direct to consumer, etc.
Build strong relationships with carriers, and influence in a collaborative manner while ensuring implementation of world-class processes
Collaborate with key business partners, including but not limited to Accounting, IT, Human Resources, Operations, and leadership at all VT facilities across the United States; to streamline processes and implement optimized transportation network to align with distribution and fulfillment footprint changes.
Responsible for timely deliveries of product at the lowest overall net cost achievable
7 to 10+ years of hands on experience in leadership managing a transportation team of 5 plus
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain, or Logistics
Experience managing multisite transportation operations
Experience in building / managing “made to order” shipments
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
Strong presentation, communication and influencing competencies
Analytical and financial fluency
Word, Excel, and Outlook proficiency
Ability to travel at least 25%+
EOE M/F/D/V Home Base Iowa Employer
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Director of Logistics
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Why would a company that is so successful choose to keep its corporate headquarters in Northwest Iowa? Largely because of the people who work so diligently to see that VT Industries continues to grow and succeed. When you walk through our facilities, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication our people put forward. Today, VT has nine manufacturing facilities located across the U.S. and Canada.
VT Industries is family-owned and operated, with a commitment toward continual growth and improvement. Employees are offered competitive wages and benefits packages.
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