Director of Logistics Resume Samples

The Logistics Director ensures that the goods transported by the company reach the destination on time and at the lowest price possible. Apart from overseeing and monitoring the logistics department of the company, these directors execute various other roles and responsibilities such as – developing logistics plans and strategies, pricing goods, solving transportation issues, controlling inventories, integrating logistics with other functions, monitoring warehouse tasks, liaising and negotiating with suppliers and retailers, arranging warehouses and processing shipments; and ensuring that the logistics operations run as per the standard laws and regulations.

Candidates dreaming for this profession should demonstrate in the Director of Logistics Resume skills such as logistics expertise, a solid understanding of logistics and distribution management, proficiency in logistics software, multitasking abilities and good coordination skill. A Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain, business administration is commonplace for director of logistics.

Director of Logistics Resume

Summary : A highly organized, take charge professional with more than 25 years of military experience in security, operations, logistics, budgets, management, and long-term strategic planning coupled with a keen sense of decision-making, professional proficiency, strong work ethic, and internal motivation to handle all challenges that arise.

Skills : Supplier Negotiations, Transportation Management, Finance, MicroSoft Office, Supply Chain Management

Description :

  • Supervises through direct supervision and subordinate supervisors, the logistics flight which consist of Military Working Dog (MWD) inventory management, status control, shipping and receiving and kennel management operations.
  • Supervises 86 kennel care workers, 6 assistant kennel masters, 1 kennel master and 9 Staff employees while overseeing a yearly budget of over 3.6 million dollars.
  • Develops goals and objectives that integrate organization and logistics programs objectives.
  • Researches interpret, analyzes and applies proper guidelines, policies, regulations, and safety management.
  • Establishes policies and procedures for accomplishment of proper and adequate MWD logistics.
  • Program per applicable AFIs, policies, regulations, and all pertinent guidelines. Plans and schedules work in a manner that promotes a smooth flow and even distribution.
  • Coordinates, plans, and schedules with other organization managers as appropriate.
  • Identifies the need for change in priorities and takes action to implement such changes. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjust short-term priorities and prepare schedules.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
UG

Director Of Logistics Resume

Summary : Certified operations professional with extensive experience in all phases of operations management, with emphasis on strategic planning, personnel management, purchasing, logistics and client services. Experienced in managing all phases of company functions, from manufacturing costs/profit, budgeting, and forecasting, monthly P&L management and direct contact with clients, to directing sales and client services departments.

Skills : Inventory, Inventory Control, Budgets, Facilities Management, Problem Solver, Logistics Management, Operations Management , Process Improvement , Project Management

Description :

  • Create, implement, and manage logistics planning and warehousing programs, processes, projects, and services. Responsible for a staff of over 250 associates; 872k-square foot warehouse and $17 million budget.
  • Manage the receipt and storage of inventories, maintain accurate records of inventory quantities, and ship requested inventories in accordance with customer requirements in a timely manner.
  • Participate in weekly meetings with sales, planning, purchasing, and manufacturing to stay abreast of customer requirements and product availability.
  • Envision, set and achieve organizational goals set by higher management.
  • Work in compliance with all HR policies and procedures within union labor agreements.
  • Provide exceptional customer focused care and service for customers in the united states, Canada and Mexico.
  • Negotiate contracts and tariffs for TL, LTL, and parcel shipments as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MBA

Director Of Logistics Resume

Summary : A resourceful, highly self-motivated, results driven and well-organized logistics professional with extensive experience in global logistics procurement and transportation management in the chemical industry. An accomplished leader in contract negotiations with all modes of transport, equipment leasing, strategic planning, supply chain optimization, cost reduction, budgeting and rail fleet operations.

Skills : Successful Team Builder, Inclusive Leadership, Strong Communication skills, Effective Negotiator, Organized Manager Strategic Planning/Tactical Execution, Microsoft Office, Logistics Management, Vendor Management, Supply Chain Management, Excel, International Business, Customer Service, Inventory Management, Account Management, Import Operations, Freight Transportation

Description :

  • Directed the corporate logistics department of a multi-plant international chemical manufacturer with technical and food-grade operations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
  • Negotiated all contracts with LTL, package and bulk truckload, ocean, rail, drayage, forwarding Warehousing, trans-loading, bulk terminal services, railcar lessors, repair shops and Isotank providers.
  • Wrote standard operating procedures to improve warehouse efficiency and customer service.
  • Provide leadership and support to facility executive team and ensure distribution policies and procedures are communicated and executed consistently.
  • Interface with the customer service department to resolve issues and identify opportunities for excellent product delivery to retail and wholesale customers.
  • Develop/rebuild logistics department with goal-driven professionals to identify operational improvements in all areas of transportation.
  • Develop, implement maintain the transportation strategy with upper management to ensure the company utilizes the best combination or price, service, compliance, and product.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Logistics Director Resume

Summary : Results-driven Logistics Director with 16 years of proven success in managing all aspects of day-to-day operations and logistics in fast-paced dynamic environments. Proven career record of increasing multimillion-dollar profits by identifying operations inefficiencies, and designing and implementing processes to elevate productivity while keeping operational costs to a minimum.

Skills : Logistics, Inventory, Root Cause Analysis, Audits, Expense Control, Contract Negotiations, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management, ISO, Supply Chain Management, Lean Six Sigma, ERP Setup And Development

Description :

  • Direct the purchase of materials and supplies for the cooperative and obtain the best quality at the most competitive prices to meet RUS and system specifications and delivery schedules.
  • Ensure adequate inventory of materials and supplies and to assure inventory accounted for accurately in an automated inventory system.
  • Ensure that all mechanical/electrical systems are maintained and in good working order for all buildings and grounds.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of productivity and safe working practices for the purchasing, warehouse, garage and all (6) facilities.
  • Manage, coordinate, plan and ensure the efficient operation of the purchasing, warehouse and/or garage fleet departments.
  • Ensure and facilitate accurate data entry, billing services and electronic transfer of data to the bank.
  • Develop departmental standards that support lean principles and lead/implement processes.
  • Lead cross-functional projects that will enhance the logistics operations. Manage direct and indirect staff.
  • Develop and implement strategies that will increase the efficiency of the warehouse and garage.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
UG

Director of Logistics Operations Resume

Summary : Certified Director of Logistics Operations with extensive experience in all phases of operations management, with emphasis on strategic planning, personnel management, purchasing, logistics and client services. Experienced in managing all phases of company functions, from manufacturing costs/profit, budgeting and forecasting, monthly P&L management and direct contact with clients, to directing sales and client services departments.

Skills : Educator, Logistics Management, Imports, Written Communication, Vendor Management, Supply Chain Management, Excel, International Business, Customer Service, Inventory Management, Account Management, Import Operations, Freight Transportation

Description :

  • Develop and manage the logistics departments budget and all related financial activities.
  • Drive and facilitate activities that improve coordination and communication within the logistics department and other departments throughout the corporation (e.g. Call center, Sales, Finance, Hr, IT).
  • Manage and make certain that the logistics-related operations are in compliance with all applicable environmental, health, safety and other regulatory rules and regulations (FDA, Dot, HIPAA) execute the logistics strategy to meet business objectives.
  • Supervise personnel related to the logistics departments such as fleet manager, routers, drivers, warehouse supervisor and logistics assistant.
  • Provide input on the establishment and/or relocation of distribution centers, to include site selection, staffing, and other operational decisions.
  • Lead in the development and implementation of benchmarks to track performance and generate continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Inform senior level executives on cost savings and operational streamline opportunities when applicable.
  • Establish and utilize reporting tools to monitor and track performance (edi, routing, lead-time, cost optimization).
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBM

Director Of Logistics Resume

Summary : A focused and cost-conscious Logistics Director with a vast array of experience in supply chain, import and export trade compliance, project management, cross-functional team leadership, inventory oversight, transportation, distribution, and dangerous goods distribution. Possesses a proven track record of executing multi-faceted supply chain solutions, including technology and logistics programs.

Skills : Supply Chain, Logistics, Shipping, LTL

Description :

  • Monitor all orders to be shipped on schedule shipment date and without space related issue by maintaining a 6-week space volume forecast and submit to a contracted carrier, and looking for new forwarder with good service and lower rate as an alternative.
  • Negotiate the rate with contracted ocean carriers/forwarders/in-land trucker.
  • Co-ordinate with the broker for correct hts#, on-time import entry, and 10+2 filing.
  • Liaise with overseas vendors for on-time and correct shipping document.
  • Audit all import shipping documents and to maintain a relevant soft copy in file.
  • Arrange domestic transportation to pick up containers within 4 free days.
  • Co-ordinate with trucker and 3rd party warehouse (both east coast west coast) to ensure containers arriving at the warehouse on time.
  • Provide packing details to the warehouse and reconcile the discrepancies between suppliers packing list and physical receipt from the warehouse.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Director Of Logistics Resume

Summary : Experienced Director of Logistics with comprehensive background in transportation management for multi-national company, with a proven track record of exceeding expectations. Highly organized and detail-oriented with a talent for accurate shipment tracking and problem resolution seeks position with top tier transportation services company.

Skills : Contract Negotiation , Enterprise Software , Lean Six Sigma , Agile , Team Building , Communications , Operations Management , Process Improvement , Project Management

Description :

  • Development and attainment of policy deployment initiatives, PL, KPI goals, budgeting, forecasting and production scheduling which supported the company's sales, operations, and inventory plans, and the overall development of 250+ distribution and production control associates, supervisors, and coaches.
  • Lead a cross-functional team which focused on optimizing our supply chain. Projects yielded measurable improvements in facility utilization, inventory management, distribution efficiencies, quality, order fill rates and on-time delivery. Lean process change efforts of the team yielded these key achievements:
  • Implementation of warehouse "best practices", raw material kanban, and material supermarkets resulted in a 75% safety improvement, a $2m reduction in inventory and reduced production line stoppages caused by material outages by 38%. Implemented a cycle count program that has led to the elimination of physical inventories.
  • Optimizing demand planning, production scheduling, material procurement, and working capital without adversely affecting customer order fill rates or on-time delivery.
  • Implemented kanban with the key outsource vendor partners which resulted in lt reductions of 4 weeks and on-hand inventory reductions > $1m.
  • Implementation of a "best practice" cycle count program throughout our multi-site finished goods and raw material distribution network led to the achievement of 7 years without physical inventories and a cost avoidance of > $900k.
  • High-level understanding of six sigma process improvement methodology. Proven strategic leadership skills including leading a team with a clear vision and strategy, results-orientation, change catalyst, and emphasis on surrounding development.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Director Of Logistics Resume

Summary : 28 year career within Agricultural based Supply Chain Management and Logistics; obtaining increased roles and responsibilities in positions that developed skills in business planning, financial budgeting, analysis and reporting, logistics management, fleet operations, transportation management, procurement, distribution management, manufacturing, KPI development and continuous improvement, negotiations, leading and coaching direct/indirect reports, and technology development and integration.

Skills : Transportation, Purchasing, Purchasing, Procurement, Financial Management, Project Management, MRP, Regulatory Compliance, Customer Relationship Management, Supplier Management, Planning And Scheduling, Demand Planning, Sales And Operations Planning

Description :

  • Manage, direct and control the tactical and strategic direction of the logistics group to include; production planning, inventory control, raw product logistics, fleet operation, outbound logistics, distribution, storage, warehousing, and fruit sort facility manufacturing operations.
  • In association with raw product planning strategy, direct the field procurement group to execute, plan, coordinate, and budget/forecasting and PL responsibility for all assigned departments with approximately $25 million expense in support of 700+ SKU, eight manufacturing and distribution locations, raw fruit sortation facility, and co.
  • Manage, and negotiate/administer contracts, for all warehouse, transportation, fruit sorting facility and other assigned.
  • Develop, submit, execute, manage and measure capital requirements and expenditures.
  • Manage, direct and control the tactical and strategic direction of raw product logistics for the fruit procurement.
  • Grow services department to include; movement, inspection and grading, planning and scheduling, securing cold storage and managing fruit inventory and rotation.
  • Manage, and negotiate/administer contracts, for all warehouse, transportation, and other assigned assets.
  • Budgeting/forecasting and PL responsibility for raw product handling in support of 6 manufacturing facilities along with PL responsibility for a private fleet.
  • Coordinate fruit supply with production operations. Work collaboratively with corporate planning and operations to ensure raw product supply and optimum utilization.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Sr. Director of Logistics Resume

Summary : Results driven hands-on professional with over 13 years of Logistics, Operations, and Distribution managing experience. Directed and managed a mid-sized, multi-site, SAP driven OTC Pharmaceutical company while achieving overall performance improvement, accountability and cash flow improvements for my internal customer. Developed programs, processes and SOPs to create an efficient environment to achieve the company goals.

Skills : APICS, Oracle, SAP, Contract Negotiations, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management, ISO, Supply Chain Management, Lean Six Sigma, ERP Setup, and Development, Vendor Management

Description :

  • Direct and oversee daily operations, distribution, material management and warehousing operations of a multi-site, 65+ million dollar otc drug manufacturer.
  • Led overall supply chain flow in conjunction with sales, manufacturing, planning, QC/QA, and customer service to deliver finished good products to the customer.
  • Overall responsibility, but not limited to, inbound raw materials and components, outbound FG shipping, entire company inventory, material management dispensing of packaging and raw materials, picking, packing, product lifecycle, vendor contracts and PL responsibilities.
  • Created strong relationships with our customers, client dc’s and vendors by developing impact strategies that provided high service levels, effective communication, and reduction of cost.
  • Proven leader with a hands-on approach, who communicates effectively to ensure the internal success of the company and keeps focus in the right direction to obtain its goals.
  • Performed and executed cost-cutting analysis on operating cost in all areas of the supply chain by renegotiating vendor contracts, freight reduction as a % of sales and maintained company inventory accuracy levels at 99%, which saved the company over 400k my 1st year and continuous increase in company cash flow.
  • Fully versed in launch optimizations, bids, sales, face to face customer interaction at senior and executive levels, on-time shipments and arrivals, promotional readiness, logistics cost reductions, supply chain optimizations, replenishment, forecasting and project management.
  • Created bin system (in sap im/wm level), installment of rf gun use and cycle management.
  • Trained, cross-trained, develop and motivate employees to perform at the highest level by understanding what they do, how they impact the operation and by gaining a vested interest.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Director Of Logistics Resume

Summary : A team leader that identifies, implements and monitors logistics network optimization opportunities lowering overall supply chain costs. Excels at cross-functional collaboration with Suppliers, Materials Management, Finance, and Operations to understand and drive total supply chain strategic initiatives. Enthusiastic supply chain logistics professional with 20 years of managerial experience that brings integrity, structure and a strong team-oriented work ethic to your organization.

Skills : Logistics, Critical Thinking, Time Management, Management, Team Building, Quality Management, Negotiation, Operations Management, Systems Analysis

Description :

  • Ensure optimal transportation services, through carrier alliances and relationships, to support the customers, plants, and warehouses across all business units of the company; and identify opportunities for freight savings.
  • Lead automation, technology initiatives and projects for food delivery locally and nationally.
  • Identify and solve logistical problems, increase new business contacts, reduce operating costs, coordinate staff, maintain quality levels of excellence, and evaluate logistic performance.
  • Ensure compliance with government policy, regulations, and directives. Collaborate with senior management to determine specific needs and requirements.
  • Drive an environment of continuous process improvement by engaging employees to implement ideas that will simplify and improve work.
  • Oversee pl, vendor management, human resources initiatives, and operation acquisitions.
  • Analyze all aspects of corporate logistics to determine the most cost-effective or efficient means of transporting products or supplies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
UG