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Manager of Logistics

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 287658 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Logistics department by making certain our personnel have tools and knowledge to keep the Love’s Travel Stops adequately supplied with the lowest cost fuel possible.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and manage fuel inventory processes to ensure adequate stock of fuel at best possible prices
  • Build and maintain appropriate 3rd party carrier (trucking) relations
  • Develop analytic models of business operation and drive performance improvement and cost saving initiatives
  • Direct and manage logistics & truck utilization in a way that ensures the best efficiency possible
  • Manage short, mid and long-term department goals
  • Assists with management, staffing, training, and continual education of Logistics department employees
  • Interact with support teams to ensure adequate plans are made to meet business objectives
  • Develop an environment that drives performance while maintaining safety and timely reporting
  • Create development opportunities for staff through team building, enhanced training, and employee recognition programs
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and/or Logistics preferred
  • Experience:
    • 3-5 years Fuel Logistics or Trucking experience preferred
    • 3-5 years management experience preferred

 

       SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Widespread understanding of our supply chain/dispatch software “TelaPoint” or similar system
    • Comprehensive understanding of national fuel supply chain /economics
    • Capacity to collaborate with various groups inside the Gemini/Musket/Love’s collection of companies
    • Ability to manage 200+ emails per day
    • Capability to manage numerous competing demands in an extremely high-pressure environment
    • First-rate written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

 

Job Function(s): Gemini 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Supply, Supply Chain, Operations, Management