If you are looking to join one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, Commercial Logistics Services Inc. is the place for you!
Who are we? (about Commercial Logistics)
Commercial Logistic Inc. is an asset based trucking company, offering both less-than-truckload (LTL) and truckload (FTL) service to all points in the Province of British Columbia, Canada. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of ContainerWorld Forwarding Service Inc. Both companies are headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia.
Position: Branch Manager– Kamloops
Hours: Monday to Friday 7:00AM – 3:30PM
Working independently with guidance form the DSD Operations Manager as required, coordinates and directs the activities of drivers and customer service staff to profitably maintain service levels for DSD and Freight Management activities. Responsibilities have considerable impact on the efficient operations of his/her own and other areas, and may influence the Organization’s long-term reputation and overall standing in the industry.
What will you do as a Branch Manager?
Manage customer requirements with available resources to minimize costs while meeting service expectations.
Communicating daily with customers and providing written and verbal direction to staff to achieve a high level of service
Establish and maintain positive relationships with customers
Liaise with company staff in Kelowna, Richmond and Linehaul to execute service requirements.
Provide leadership and direction to employees ensuring effective policies, practices and performance.
Oversee day to day activities monitoring performance and compliance
Provide relief to the dispatch function when required
Ensure adherence to Company Policies and Occupational Health & Safety Program requirements
Ensure productivity and financial targets are met
Manage all controllable costs of facility.
Monitor daily driver’s logs and maintain accurate records of equipment and labor costs and report
Negotiate facility maintenance and service contracts and oversee vendor performance
Other areas as assigned or required to manage the Kamloops operations.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Skills and Qualifications
What are we looking for?
Bachelor Degree or specialist certificate/diploma plus 2 to 3 years related experience, or at least 4 to 6 years related experience
Excellent judgmental skills to choose from a variety of alternatives to best meet customers’ changing requirements
Creative problem-solving skills in order to find creative ways to ensure all customer load requirements are met on a daily basis
Verbal and written communication skills are required to interpret, advise, guide, influence and/or acquire resources
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs including Excel and Word
Understanding of transportation regulations and familiarity with transport equipment specifications and applications