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Regional Logistics Manager - Savannah, GA in Savannah, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Savannah, GA
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  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
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Job Description

Our client is looking for a Regional Logistics Manager in Savannah, GA. You will oversee fleet management of approximately 51,000 intermodal chassis, ensuring that customer needs are met with a focus on cost avoidance, while working with terminal partners and vendors to ensure pool balance. The successful manager will promote a customer focused approach that emphasizes positive relationships with customers, terminal operators, vendors and other industry partners.

Responsibilities and Requirements
  • Forecasting daily equipment availability in support of rail and marine terminals
  • Negotiating rates with a numerous motor carriers and dispatching chassis repositioning in support of South Atlantic operations
  • Supervise dispatch requirements in support of bare chassis repositioning in multiple markets
  • Responsible for reconciling inventory at depots and service terminals; Provides direction for chassis supply solutions to address customer needs
  • Maintains records of vendor rate agreements and ensures vendor invoices are processed as required
  • Lead logistics associates in their personal development and achievement of pool and company stated objectives
  • Develop and maintain a strong rapport with area vendors to promote adherence to company standards and success of SACP operations
  • Prior experience as a manager, accountable for the productivity of subordinates
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5 to 7 years' experience with a Shipping Line, Railroad, or intermodal logistics
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint required with strong analytical skills
  • Meet eligibility requirements for security credentials such as ERailSafe and TWIC
  • Proven ability to negotiate contracts, mediate disputes and diplomatically resolve conflict both internally and externally
  • Occasional weekend duties for holiday or contingency coverage
  • Ability to travel for day trips and overnight trips across state lines (Travel required approx. 10-15%)



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