Company: Ace Hardware
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Ace Hardware corporation is a retailer-owned cooperative of more
than 5,000 independent Ace stores in all 50 states, and 70
countries, with 15 distribution centers throughout North America.
Ace's distribution network is one of the cornerstones of the
corporation's success. By utilizing advanced technology and an
integrated team approach at our distributions centers nationwide,
we're able to consistently deliver one of the highest service
levels in the industry to our retailers. This commitment to
excellence carries through to each employee at our distribution
Ace is a place for you to have a long-term career you can be truly
proud of with competitive pay, promotional opportunities, and
comprehensive benefits for you and your family. Ace Hardware
Distribution Centers are where team players collaborate to support
amazing retailers be the most helpful hardware stores on the
We have an opportunity for a Logistics Manager at our distribution
center in La Crosse, . The Logistics Manager will manage the Retail
Support Center traffic department in a manner that is efficient and
profitable, while providing ACE retailers superior transportation
service. Provide staff with the leadership and direction required
to meet goals and objectives for the traffic department as well as
for the retail support center.
You will be part of a winning team that enjoys:
--- Comprehensive health coverage and life benefits along with
prescription drug, dental, vision and flexible spending
--- Generous 401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan which includes a
company match, and other company contributions;
--- Eighteen (18) vacation days in 2022; vacation days in 2021-TBD
based on hire date
--- Tuition reimbursement program;
--- Generous merchandise discount program; and
--- Business casual dress every day!
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES:
The Logistics Manager will manage logistics personnel, logistics
systems and the activities of the traffic department including all
outbound shipments to retailers as well as managing backhaul
opportunities. Responsible for the overall financial success of the
--- Lead, support and encourage Ace Values: Winning, Excellence,
Love, Integrity, Gratitude, Humility and Teamwork.
--- Responsible for planning, implementing and controlling
products, goods and services to meet the needs of ACE
--- Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems,
or customer issues.
--- Responsible for the maintenance of reports, process
documentation, customer service logs, and training and safety
--- Direct outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or
warehouse activities, safety performance, or logistics quality
--- Negotiate with suppliers or customers to improve supply chain
efficiency or sustainability.
--- Negotiate transportation rates or services.
--- Responsible for meeting and/or exceeding all financial goals
for the department. Analyze the financial impact of proposed
logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes
or mixes, or carriers.
--- Maintain compliance with all federal, state and Department of
Transportation (D.O.T.) rules and regulations and driver
--- Maintain positive driver and staff employee relations.
--- Manage and oversee private fleet of tractors and trailers
executing deliveries out of the Retail Support Center.
--- Responsible for the safety of the department and security of
people and resources, accident investigations and loss
--- Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures
for product transit or delivery.
--- Responsible for optimal route structure and implementation,
routing systems, demand planning, and overall logistics
--- Serve as the focal point for the administration and oversight
of the logistics process as well as tactical interactions with
suppliers. This will include benchmarking, negotiating and managing
third party vendor contracts and service levels.
--- Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or related field or equivalent professional
experience. Load/freight management/ brokering experience.
Proven management experience in a distribution/traffic role
Must be flexible and able to respond to driver inquiries outside
the normal workday.
Ability to analyze and logistically manage a fleet of drivers.
Thorough knowledge of Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) rules
Profit and loss and financial analysis skills.
Overage, shortage and damaged claims experience.
Note: This written "Position Description" is not intended to nor
does it cover all aspects of the position title listed. It is meant
to cover the basic/general essential job functions of a particular
job. Each Retail Support Center may need to make revisions which
specifically apply to their location.
Management reserve the right to change job duties, including
essential job functions, as it sees fit according to business
Come along with us to serve a purpose and take pride in enabling
independent stores owners to compete and grow as they execute our
ultimate goal of being Helpful within their communities.
We want to hear from you!
When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware,
they often think of the helpful cashiers and sales associates at
their local store. However, have you also considered the people
behind the scenes who select, promote, ship and process the
invoices for more than 75,000 products? Maybe you haven't, but we'd
like you to. Because together we help our customers take care of
their homes. Come find out why a career with the Ace Hardware
Corporation is one of America's best kept secrets.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Ace Hardware Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a
policy of promoting equal employment opportunities. The company
recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills
and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each
individual and the organization. The company is committed to the
prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion,
color, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national
origin, age, marital status, disability and military or veteran
status, sexual orientation or any other action covered by federal
or applicable state/local laws.
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