Senior Manager of Logistics

  • Company: Loro Piana Inc
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: LORP00463
  • Date of publication: 2018.11.28


General Purpose of the Position:

The Senior Manager of Logistics will oversee the transportation, warehousing (OMLOG?) and distribution of domestic and international inbound and outbound transportation. The Director will face complex challenges that require sound judgment and broad experience along with the ability to be agile enough to quickly course correct and problem solve. S/He will recommend and implement policies, best practices to ensure consistency and support company growth. This position is responsible for strategy development, tactical and functional operations related to negotiation procurement, management of logistics and transportation services. They will regularly and effectively collaborate with key leaders across several departmental functions in Retail, Wholesale and E-Commerce to support and understand business needs.


  • Manage freight forwarder, customs broker and warehouse inbound and outbound operations and compliance of procedures in USA / Canada for all merchandise and non-merchandise shipments
  • Develop relationships with CBP and Customs Broker and coordinate activities related to " First sale rule", " Duty drawbacks " and C-TPAT certifications
  • Manage the logistics operations for special projects (trunk shows, opening, closing, and employee sales)
  • Manage customs and labelling requirements in USA/ Canada
  • Manage UPS domestic and international flows - any shipments, issues, claims
  • Manage packaging and stationary inventory, ordering and distribution to stores
  • Manage international shipments to customers (any international shipping, and of season return)
  • Process logistics invoices and manage logistics costs
  • Develop logistic providers in order to ensure required continuous improvements in operations and / or propose and implement breakthrough changes required to deliver logistic challenges
  • Analyze logistics KPI with Loro Piana HQ and logistics vendors to optimize costs and performance
  • Accomplish day to day administrative responsibilities

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Proven ability to develop company-wide logistics strategies and implementation roadmaps
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Understanding of DOT (Dept. of Transportation)/FMCSA regulations (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) (This is more about compliance and safety we may not need this but wanted to add just in case)
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, speaking, coordinating and organizational skills
  • Be able to motivate others and lead by example
  • Must be a team player with ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks and follow-up on requests

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required in operations/logistics, or similar is preferred
  • 5-8 years of experience in logistics, operations and warehousing
  • Experience in ocean importing, domestic FTL (Full Truck Load)/LTL (Less Truck Load), and multi-drop delivery

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