Logistics Manager

$30 - $40 hourly
Job Category: Supply Chain
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Oakbrook Terrace , Illinois
Job ID: 138026
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LaSalle Network has partnered with our client, a renowned pioneer in the food industry, specializing culinary delights, to bring on a skilled Logistics Manager to join their dynamic team. The ideal candidate for this role is an experienced logistics professional with a proven track record of optimizing supply chain operations, implementing cost-saving initiatives, and leading cross-functional teams to drive operational excellence.

Logistics Manager Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the company's logistics operations, including transportation, warehousing, and distribution
  • Develop and implement logistics strategies to optimize efficiency, reduce costs, and improve overall supply chain performance
  • Coordinate and collaborate with internal teams, including procurement, operations, and customer service, to ensure seamless execution of logistics activities
  • Establish and maintain relationships with carriers, suppliers, and logistics service providers to ensure timely and cost-effective transportation of goods
  • Monitor and analyze key performance metrics, such as on-time delivery, inventory levels, and transportation costs, to identify areas for improvement
  • Implement best practices and continuous improvement initiatives to enhance logistics processes and drive operational excellence
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and industry standards related to transportation, warehousing, and distribution
  • Lead and develop a high-performing logistics team, providing coaching, guidance, and support as needed

Logistics Manager Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience in logistics management, preferably within the CPG industry
  • Strong understanding of transportation, warehousing, and distribution processes and best practices
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements and cost savings initiatives within a logistics environment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence cross-functional teams
  • Bachelor's degree in logistics, supply chain management, business administration, or a related field

Thank you for considering this opportunity to join our client as a Logistics Manager. We look forward to reviewing your application and will be in touch if your qualifications align with the requirements of the role.

Thank you,

Tatum Abegg 
Project Manager 
LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.