Director of Logistics

Posted Date 1 week ago(2/13/2018 10:24 AM)
Requisition ID
Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
Employment Type
Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements
Position Code

Position Description

Are you a distribution management expert? Are you focused on safety? Do you interact well with others, leading them as you'd like to be led? Are you financially savvy while remaining focused on the overarching strategic goals? Is "good enough" never "good enough"? If so, please read on - this may be the right opportunity for your continuing career growth & development!


The "Director of Customer Logistics II", as we refer to this role internally, is responsible for five+ customers located across the U.S. In this position, you will help lead and develop a culture of safety, service, performance and continuous improvement that allows us to satisfy our customers’ needs and meet Ryder’s goals.


You will help drive innovation and creative problem solving that allows us to retain or expand with our current customers, and supports the sales team as we pursue and win new business.


This role will require you to have 10+ years of distribution management experience, operations experience, must demonstrate strong financial acumen, a focus on safety, process management, ability to manage new customer startups and drive continuous improvement.


The "DCLII" is an exciting role as it gives the person the opportunity to gain exposure to many different customers in the Industrial and Aerospace industry. Our customers ask us to help them support their corporate initiatives for growth, expansion, innovation and market penetration.


We help them by using tools from a wide variety of disciplines including distribution management, transportation management, dedicated transportation, packaging design, engineering and process design.


A successful candidate will have shown the ability to manage a wide-ranging book of business in multiple locations and have a track record of success. This is a great opportunity to grow, create leading edge solutions, and lead a group of individuals dedicated to be Ever Better in all we do.


If all this sounds appealing to you, please apply! We look forward to discussing the next chapter in your career with you!


  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics, Transportation Management or related field is required
  • A minimum of 10 (ten) years of experience in Supply Chain Management or Operations Management in a multi-plant manufacturing environment is required.
  • Intermediate level skills with MS Word such as including styles, mail merge, tabs, tables, columns and breaks, graphics, fields, headers and footers, working with margins, page orientation, and spelling/grammar
  • Prior experience making customer and senior level management presentations is also required


  • Masters degree preferred


  • Areas of responsibility will be warehousing, distribution, Dedicated Transporation Services (DTS) and carrier management
  • Maintain a positive employee relation climate and maintain a customer satisfaction index at a World Class Level

ryder-logo Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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