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General Manager, Trucking

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General Manager, Trucking

COMPANY:

Transcon Logistics

LOCATION:

Scarborough, ON

CLOSING DATE:

March 31, 2021

 

  • Co-work with the Director to develop client portfolio, solicit potential big customers, assist to negotiate and finalize new long term contracts, retain and renew old contracts.
  • Maintain liaison with volume customers, such as fleet owners and leasing companies.
  • Work with external vendors to establish effective solutions and long-term partnerships in involving service levels agreements.
  • Supervise all safety aspects for employees, client?s premises and contractors
  • Interview, Recruit, Train employees and contractors; ramp-up contractors during winter months
  • Review and revise outsourcing contracts for contracts and sub-vendors
  • Develop comprehensive business covering Finance, Marketing, Operations and Sales for  Transportation services
  • Devise Monthly/Yearly Sales forecasts and schedules to meet desired productivity targets.
  • Responsible for Financial management of projects, recognizing business opportunities and putting together bids to win new business as well as negotiating and agreeing contracts.
  • Represent the company, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the company, in negotiations or other official functions.
  • Lead and control the operations team for more productivity, reduced downtime and ensure the optimized utilization of resources (materials, vehicles and manpower)
  • Ensure that the finance, back end staff and the operations departments are well synchronized
  • Optimize deliveries by planning efficient and cost-effective negotiations and Inventory Management.
  • Compiling Budget Administration to meet revenue Generation and service Goals.
  • Conduct weekly/monthly routine meetings to ensure that team goals and projects are achieved according to established guidelines, procedures and policies of the Company.

Requirements:

  • A university degree is required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a middle/senior manager in manufacturing, construction, utilities or transportation sector
  • Business acumen, growth mindset and orientation
  • Ability to self-educate and take initiative when needed
  • Past experience in P&L management preferred
  • Excellent relational/communication/writing/phone skills
  • Ability to handle details without losing sight of the big picture
  • Organizational, Leadership & Motivational skills
  • Technical / mechanical / industry knowledge
  • Flexibility and multitasking
  • Process and systems minded
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word a must and the ability to operate other computer software and office equipment. Strong knowledge and experience in using service operating systems a plus. Use of all current technology as a communication and efficiency tool is a must.
  • Requires the ability to read, write, communicate, and interpret accurately in
  • English. This position requires the ability to read and write reports, business correspondence and desk procedures.

Compensation and Hours

$58 per hour for 35 hours a week

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