Our client, a wholesale and manufacturing company is looking for a Director of Logistics to supervise and oversee the overall supply chain management and logistics from overseas.
The ideal candidate will be primarily responsible for managing the entire order and shipment cycle to ensure the operation is cost-effective, runs smoothly and efficiently while also increasing the sustainability and business development of the company.
Manage and control logistic activities and ensure overall operations flow smoothly and accordingly including dealing of shipment, freight, and distribution of goods/products from a delivery port to the warehouse
Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and retailers to get the best rates possible to achieve profitable deals and mutual satisfaction
Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, and transportation costs to ensure efficiency and meet cost, budget, and delivery time targets
Supervise orders and direct the arrangement and stocking of goods/products making sure the quality, quantity, stock levels meet the requirements
Keep logs and records of warehouse stock, executed orders, shipping carriers, routes, and rates, and prepare accurate reports for upper management
Analyze data, suggest modifications and improvements accordingly and adhere to all safety standards, regulations, laws, and policies
3+ years of proven experience as Director of Logistics or Logistic Coordinator in a highly demanding manufacturing and wholesale industry
Excellent knowledge of logistics, freight, supply chain processes, safety standards, regulations, laws, and policies regarding logistics
Hands-on experience in facilitating logistics of a large warehouse, transportation of goods overseas, and communicating and negotiating with manufacturers, suppliers, vendors, and freight forwarders
Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact with various roles within and outside the warehouse customary
High level of analytical, problem-solving, and multitasking skills to keep track of multiple processes throughout the supply chain and logistic activities.