Branch Manager-Kamloops

Job Number
Category Management
Position Branch Manager-Kamloops
Company Commercial Logistics Inc.
Job Description

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

Position Overview: 

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
Location Kamloops
Compensation/Pay Rate
Contact Information

Tim Seward, P.Log | General Manager

Commercial Logistics Inc.

16133 Blundell Road, Richmond, BC V6W 0A3

t. 604.276.1300 ext. 103 m. 604-230-4757 e. tseward@commercial-logistics.com

 

Contact Email tseward@containerworld.com
Website
Post date June 14, 2021
Application Deadline July 31, 2021