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Wholesale Logistics Manager

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Forest Park, Illinois
posted August 2, 2021

The Wholesale Logistics Manager is responsible for managing the workflow of key account customers through our distribution center in Forest Park.  This role requires a combination of hands-on management, strategic thinking, strong execution, and the interpersonal ability to work with teams from across the business.  We are looking for a highly adaptable candidate who is able to prioritize the immediate needs of the business.

What you’ll do…

Key account point person for all operational needs

  • Directly communicate with customers by answering emails or calls and being available for meetings when necessary
  • Procure tickets and/or labels required for multiple accounts
  • Manage compliance with Vendor Guidelines & Routing

 General liaison between Wholesale corporate team and warehouse

  • Communicate with Outbound for timely shipping
  • Conduct QC Checks in the DC (Inbound and Outbound)
  • Communicate with Warehouse & Production to hit ship dates
  • Maintain Weekly Key Account Tracker
  • Order Wholesale supplies needed for accounts

Logistics

  • Route Shipments
  • Send ASMs
  • Gather general information need for shipping (DIMS, SPEC sheets, etc)
  • Utilize Ship Quote Reader and be able to make recommendations
  • Facilitate shipments with outbound

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to deep dive into operational processes to identify and improve the efficiency of underperforming parts.
  • PC proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to think creatively and proactively propose solutions with an attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills (written/verbal and ability to listen) with a proven ability to effectively communicate with warehouse and corporate teams.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and effectively make decisions to prioritize tasks and allocate time given evolving business priorities.