On behalf of our client we are recruiting a Logistics Lead. As the Logistics Lead you will play a critical role in coordinating and managing the transportation of goods and services for our organization. You will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and timely delivery of products, optimizing routes, and overseeing a team of drivers or delivery personnel.
The company’s vision & mission is to continuously grow by being the highest value provider to our clients by providing solutions through an outstanding customer experience.
- Oversee the transportation of goods, ensuring efficient routes, accurate scheduling, and timely deliveries to meet customer requirements.
- Utilize logistics software or systems to optimize delivery routes, minimize transportation costs, and maximize efficiency.
- Assign drivers or delivery personnel to specific routes and deliveries, considering factors such as proximity, capacity, and urgency.
- Serve as a primary point of contact between drivers, customers, and internal stakeholders, providing updates, addressing inquiries, and resolving conflicts or discrepancies.
- Lead and supervise a team of drivers or delivery personnel, providing guidance, training, and performance feedback to ensure a high level of productivity and professionalism.
- Maintain accurate records of deliveries, vehicle inspections, and other relevant documentation. Prepare regular reports on delivery performance, efficiency, and other key metrics.
- Ensure compliance with applicable transportation regulations, company policies, and safety standards. Promote a culture of safety and implement measures to minimize accidents or incidents.
- Proactively identify and resolve logistical challenges, such as rerouting due to road closures, vehicle breakdowns, or changes in delivery requirements.
The successful candidate will have previous warehouse management experience. The candidate will work with their team to provide and maintain accurate and timely reporting. The Logistic Lead will accomplish their objectives by personal action and/or delegation of responsibility as appropriate. Proficiency in using logistics software or systems for route optimization and tracking (e.g., TMS, GPS, or ERP systems).
An ideal candidate will perform tasks with sufficient speed and accuracy to ensure courteous and prompt customer service is maintained at all times.The candidate will be a proven leader of people, great communication skills and a self starter.You will have attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously will contribute to the smooth operation of our logistics department.
At Venor, we embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know (including different materials or otherwise).
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
- Logistics: 4 years (preferred)
Work Location: In person