Transportation and Logistics Manager

Shipping Dept.
, ON


This position is a critical leadership role with a mandate to transform the transportation function performance to significantly impact NEXT’s customer service, on-time delivery performance and profitability in a rapidly growing company. Propelled by a focused and ambitious growth agenda, NEXT is growing exponentially. It requires a constructive, commercially astute Transportation Manager who can work collaboratively to enhance the function’s effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead transportation strategy in conjunction with the Sr. Director of Supply Chain and executive team to align strategy with business goals
• Lead culture and business transformation to support the NEXT’s vision
• Demonstrate strong leadership by example, develop talent through coaching
• Create an engaging work environment built on strong teamwork and collaboration across the transportation team
• Provide direction to resolve personnel issues in a way consistent with the NEXT’s culture and values
• Maintain a safe workplace environment for all employees
• Monitor all transportation-related functions and activities to ensure compliance with established laws and regulations
• Ensure high standards of service delivery through the consistent application of recognized standards and established policies, procedures and practices
• Manage budgets and KPIs


• Experience in a similar managerial role in the transport sector, including supervision of staff
• Implemented efficiencies, streamlined processes to create high performing transportation capability
• Experience in managing budgets & contracts
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Proven ability to plan and navigate journeys confidently
• Experience in vehicle maintenance
• Experience with a transportation management system (TMS)

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