Full-Time VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS
Our client, a leader in the transportation industry by providing superior quality service to our customers. Their services include LTL, T/L, Courier Services, and Third Party Logistics/ Brokerage which provide the convenience of one-stop shipping.
They are looking for a highly motivated, hands-on leader as a Vice President, Operations based in their Head Office Location.
Minimum 10 years of transportation experience combined with 5+ years senior leadership experience managing a transport operation with a successful track record of exceeding financial goals;
A Bachelor’s degree in business, transportation or logistics
Experience in managing terminal operations
Superior interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written;
Strategic thinker, planner and agile problem solver;
Strong quantitative/analytical skills;
Ability to motivate, guide and engage team members at all levels in the organization;
Comprehensive knowledge of transport trucks and operations, and federal trucking regulations.
Contribute to the overall executive management of the organization, as part of the senior management team;
Set strategic operating plan objectives and goals aligned with overall company/business needs and direction;
Act as a role model to foster an engaging culture and support for the Company’s Values;
Develop a strong performance driven team to meet or exceed KPI targets for Linehaul and Terminal operations maximizing capacity and delivering superior quality service;
Responsible for meeting negotiated rates and services with all transportation service providers
Instill continuous improvement and service delivery culture of excellence and accountability within operations;
Develop a strategic long-term succession plan for the operations function
Continuously gain industry knowledge and communicate trends that could positively or negatively impact the company’s business as a subject matter expert for Linehaul operations.