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Director Of Logistics

Job Details

  • Posted:27th March, 2024
  • Sector:Moving Services
  • Location:Springfield, Virginia, United States
  • Job Ref:17345
  • Salary:DOE

Alchemy is assisting a well-established Moving firm with its search for a Director Of Logistics in Virginia

Strategic leadership and operational management of our client’s moving logistics functions are crucially dependent on the Director Of Logistics. This position, which directly reports to the Vice President/General Manager, requires the successful candidate to fill in for them while they are not present. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with the VP/General Manager on the Logistics Division's strategic initiatives, inspire creativity and excellence in the team, and advocate for process enhancements to boost productivity and cut expenses.
  • Oversee moving logistics operations, measure performance indicators, and enforce rules to ensure efficiency and compliance in distribution, warehousing, and transportation.
  • Develop trusting connections within the moving industry with suppliers and bargain for fair terms in contracts to guarantee both efficiency and quality. 
  • Evaluate supplier performance often to make adjustments.
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing to draw in and hold onto moving customers by modifying your approach in response to consumer demands and industry developments.
  • Uphold quality standards in the provision of moving services, carry out audits, and focus on remediating operational flaws and client complaints.
  • Manage financial performance, oversee resource allocation and budgeting, and assist with strategic financial planning and analysis.
  • Make sure departments work together and that stakeholder communications are clear to resolve conflicts and provide updates on progress.
  • To proactively handle upcoming difficulties, identify supply chain risks, create mitigation plans, and stay up to date on the moving industry and regulatory developments.

Skills and qualifications required:

  • Must be able to handle the pressure that comes with having a job with this kind of responsibility. 
  • Previous experience within the moving and relocation industry
  • Needs to be capable of making decisions and managing time. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is a minimum prerequisite (Advanced proficiency or above is desired). 
  • Familiarity with high-value goods, freight, and general commodities, including hazardous items (HAZMAT). 
  • Capacity to bargain with service suppliers for lower prices. 
  • Capacity to organise, and oversee precise asset management (commodity warehouse inventories, both receiving and releasing from any facility used by the organisation).

Do your skills match the requirements for this role? If so, contact Alchemy today!

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