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Directors of Logistics ensure that goods are delivered from one place to another in due time and at lowest costs. Typical responsibilities listed on a Directory of Logistics resume are pricing goods, controlling inventories, solving transportation problems, integrating logistics with other business functions, assigning tasks, and monitoring warehouse activities. Based on our collection of example resumes, these professionals should demonstrate logistics experience, leadership, coordination, time management, multitasking, and computer proficiency. Successful candidates hold at least a Bachelor's Degree in a related field, like supply chain management or transportation.

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Director of Logistics Services

Managed cross functional supply chain teams focused on developing logistics processes supporting new globally sourced product lines; and improving current logistics network efficiency and service performance.

  • Designed and implemented processes that improved on-time ship performance from 84% to 99% within four months. Put into service a 48 hour order-to-delivery process on new product lines.
  • Managed the international logistics team for importing and exporting 5000 containers on an annual basis. Generated a savings of $1.4M in the cost of transportation.
  • Led cross functional supply chain teams focused on developing logistical processes for new imported product lines from the Asia Pacific and European Countries.
  • Streamlined the Warehouse Fulfillment Center network reducing operations costs by $800K annually.
  • Reconfigured the warehouse layouts to handle additional products and opened 3 PL warehousing to expand market reach.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Transportation And Marketing
2

Director of Logistics

Oversaw all logistics for 108 plants in the U.S. and Canada, transporting printed products for customers such as Wal-Mart, Kohl's, L.L. Bean, Fortune, Time, Money, and Cosmopolitan. Directed staff of 60, including 4 Department Managers, a Plant Relationship Supervisor, and Logistics Coordinators in 4 departments: Intermodal, Brokerage Operations, and Contracts. Managed $190M logistics budget for freight spend, salaries, and expenses.

  • Cut approximately $3M in contract dedicated guarantees and other waste; eliminated 4 contracts and re-negotiated 1; reduced contract dedicated fleet from 165 to 75.
  • Championed several Six Sigma projects with run rate savings of $1.4 million in 2007 and 2008.
  • Introduced Static Carrier program that grew to handle 30% of all TL shipments, resulting in 5% savings in transportation spend in 2007 over 2006.
  • Reorganized department and better aligned people with their skills. Promoted 4 staff to Supervisor roles during the latter half of 2006 creating continuity within the group.
  • Developed strategy that resulted in the successful pay out of $20m in pre petition payments to carrier partners during first 90 days of Chapter 11 filing in 2008. This success was documented by leadership as being a key to our ability to successfully service our customers and carrier partners.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
3

Director of Logistics

Successfully relocated the primary North American distribution center to a newly constructed US headquarters without negative impact to customer service levels.

  • Consolidated four local warehouses into one main DC through improved S&OP process.
  • Implemented new ERP, WMS and TMS systems simultaneously - Microsoft AX - then set a new single month shipping record 30 days later.
  • Reduced customer deductions for compliance from $194K per month in 2012 to $48K per month in 2013.
  • Improved perfect order shipping from 55% to 90% in twelve months.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Economics And Industrial Relations
4

Director of Logistics

Manage successful freight brokerage agency with 1.2 Million Revenue 1st year.

  • Created and researched own lead sources to find potential customers, and close and deliver sales, on pipeline based sales cycle.
  • Solely managed full Operation from sales to service for 30+ Customer, and over 1,500 transportation carriers.
  • Lead, engineered, and trained sales staff to grow agency by 200% first year.
  • Accepted offer to be acquired as a partner, implement merger of three businesses into one Sole company for owner.
  • Successfully brought on new employees to strengthen companies presence, restructured employee job roles, company polices, upgraded technology and communication systems to ensure longevity of the companies new model going forward.
  • Accepted offer for employment to manage all aspects of the new operation, and continue to do the duties listed above.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Business Management
BA
Public Relations
5

Director of Logistics

Comprehensive leadership of logistics operation encompassing routing, warehousing, inventory and merchandising for the Mid-Atlantic Division, including five states and the District of Columbia (Havre de Grace, MD to Cape Fear, NC)

  • Key member of senior leadership team, reporting directly to the Vice-President/General Manager.
  • Established key logistics strategies and initiatives and communicated objectives and procedures via quarterly presentations to 14 regional sales centers for the Mid-Atlantic Division.
  • Developed annual division budget accounting for 85% of operating expenses (~$60MM)
  • Oversaw a $2.5MM annual budget for capital deployment
  • Managed seven direct reports with responsibility for route planning, dispatching, and demand management
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
6

Director of Logistics, North America

Recruited by vice president of supply chain operations to render leadership in the distribution center operations of $800 million North American Bath & Kitchen Plumbing Manufacturing Division.

  • Managed 11 management-level direct reports and 750 indirect reports at 4 distribution centers - 2 in the US, 1 in Canada, and 1 in Mexico - totaling 2.7 million square feet of warehouse space.
  • Monitored profit and loss and exercised signatory authority over a $120MM budget.
  • Saved 20% per year by consolidating two costly warehouses in close proximity to one another; closed each facility and designed and established a new, modernized, 1 million-square-foot distribution center on time and under budget.
  • Worked with software consultants to design, develop, and implement a customized SAP warehouse management system (WMS) for North American use.
  • Reduced outbound transportation spending by $8 million by negotiating new carrier contracts and reworking transportation strategies.
  • Oversaw the global sourcing, distribution and Manufacturing of finished products (over 28,000 SKUs averaging over 1000 containers per month) from the Far East, Central America, and South America.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration / Management
MBA
Master of Business Administration
7

Director of Logistics

Made significant improvements in operational efficiencies for full service utility company (14th largest in the U.S.)

  • Instituted a short haul division saving the company over $1M.
  • Consolidated the dispatch and customer service departments from 20 offices into two thriving centralized hubs.
  • Established company-wide SOP for each department. Streamlined processes/eliminated
  • Developed and maintained operational and corporate staff budgets simultaneously.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Behavioral Studies
MS
Psychology

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