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Logistics Operations Manager

Company: Apache Logistics
Location: Columbus
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Apache Logistics, Inc. is a dynamic contract carrier who believes in creating value for our customers by exceeding our commitments through practical problem solving and creative ideas. We believe in the value of relationships with our team members, customers and suppliers. We enjoy our work, welcoming challenges and continuously seeking new opportunities. We take pride in our company's explosive growth and attribute our success to our commitment to assembling talented people in a creative environment and rewarding outstanding performance.

At Apache Logistics we believe that if we work within a culture of cooperation and teamwork with our customers, employees and suppliers, we will provide the best possible solutions and the benefits will be long lasting, successful, and mutually beneficial.

*Operations Manager *is responsible for maintaining customer relationships with multiple accounts and ensuring smooth operations with an emphasis on safety, compliance and exceptional service.

*Position Details*
* Clearly communicate issues to our customers

* Instruct drivers, following up on details and seeing tasks through to completion

* Be attentive and thorough in satisfying customer and employee needs

* Work in an on-call, after hours, environment when problems arise

* Work closely with our leasing company on the upkeep of our equipment

* Work closely with outside vendors on repairs of our equipment

* Approaching tasks with a positive attitude

* Creating practical solutions that address the customer's operational and financial needs

* Developing creative ideas on how to improve processes and manage workflow

* Collaborating and listening to other ideas

*Required Skills and Abilities*
* Three years of experience managing drivers

* Must be an effective communicator -- It is imperative to be successful in this position to be able to clearly communicate issues to our customers.

* Problem solving skills and creative thinking

* Able to make decisions independently when necessary

* Must be organized

* Prioritizing tasks

* Safety oriented

* Understanding of CSA and DOT compliance

* Knowledge of DOT files and basic hiring practices

* Routing software and e-logging knowledge is a plus

* Computer skills: Office suite; Understanding databases; Android based smartphones or tablets

* Ability to travel up to 30% of the time depending on the needs of the business

*Compensation and Benefits*
* Competitive salary based on experience

* Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off

* Medical, dental and vision benefits available after only 30 days

* Low deductibles and excellent coverage

* Company paid life insurance

* Short term disability insurance

* 401(k) with company match

* Weekly direct deposit

* Company paid Costco Gold Star membership

* Company culture that recognizes its employees

* Significant advancement opportunities for outstanding performers

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* On call
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Columbus, OH 43235: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Application Question(s):
* Briefly describe why you would be an excellent fit for our company

Experience:
* Logistics: 3 years (Preferred)
* Managing drivers: 3 years (Required)

Willingness to travel:
* 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Apache Logistics, Columbus , Logistics Operations Manager, Executive , Columbus, Ohio

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