Logistics Manager

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Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager

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Job Description

Other - Full-time

Position Title: Logistics Manager

Department: Supply Chain

Direct Supervisor: Chief Supply Chain Officer

Our Logistics Manager is responsible for overseeing and optimizing all inbound and outbound shipping at Tekton. When Tekton needs to ship something or have something shipped to the company, the Logistics Manager is the go-to person on the best and lowest cost way to do it. 

Some Specific Role Responsibilities: 

  • Handles day-to-day inbound and outbound shipping

  • Optimizes all aspects of company shipping performance, including our contracts and arrangements with retailers and carriers

  • Collaborates with employees across the company to handle their shipping requirements

  • Meets with carriers to understand and improve our shipping prices and services 

  • Determines what to do with lost, damaged, and delayed shipments

  • Prevents penalties caused by shipping delays and disputes them when appropriate

  • Oversees customs processing and international container arrangements 

  • Keeps track of shipment statuses

  • Integrates and manages technology to improve our shipping results and reduce costs 

Education and Experience: B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience in logistics, supply chain, or related fields not required but may be helpful 

Some Key Skills and Traits:

  • Strong ability to use and manage technology

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to exercise good judgment in complex situations

  • Understanding of ASN/EDI transactions preferred but can be learned on the job