Vrum Logistics Ltd. is a new startup specializing in last mile delivery and freight, using a mobile app technology platform.
Ever wanted to manage your own logistics and delivery business? Do you think you have what it takes to help start and grow a logistics/delivery business? This may be your chance to be part of a new and exciting venture. We are looking for a Dispatch / Logistics Manager to handle a logistics business and directly report to the owners. If you feel that your interest will be better served by way of an equity position now, or later, we are also open to that.
We are in the process of starting a new last mile parcel delivery, courier and freight logistics company starting in Vancouver and expanding to major cities in Canada . The business will be an app/ technology based platform. The company is non-asset based and will rely on gig economy/crowdsourced delivery partners to fulfil deliveries. We have a strong marketing plan and plan to get substantial market share quite rapidly. The initial business involves only last mile and courier delivery, and the freight and trucking platform business to follow soon after.
Duties will include:
-negotiating with, hiring, onboarding, independent and third party couriers and other staff such as dispatchers, office staff as needed
-office administration and documentation and records keeping
-marketing and follow up with marketing/business development leads from business development team
-Dispatching / Dispatch
-Report to owners and provide input to the owners on the logistics/transportation industry including rates and pricing, industry trends, etc.
-Provide input in the ongoing development of the delivery and freight app/platform
-Training of staff
-Customer satisfaction and Complaints managements
-Computer, technology and mobile app savvy
-Entrepreneurial and quick problem solver with good people skills
-Office and administration experience an asset
-Previous managerial or supervisory role an asset
Experience and knowledge:
-2-5 years minimum experience in the trucking, logistics, or last mile delivery industry is a MUST including dispatch of various vehicle types. An in-depth knowledge of the transportation and logistics industry is important for this position. Courier, trucking and specialty vehicle rules and knowledge is recommended.
-Any freight brokerage or freight forwarding experience would be an asset
-Any experience in cross border (Canada/USA) transportation and Customs regulations would be an asset
-Post Secondary education in Trucking/Logistics or similar field would be an asset
-Experience with any Transportation Management Software would be an asset
Expected start date: 2021-10-20
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: From $45,000.00 per year
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- On-site parking
- Profit sharing
We strictly follow all Covid-19 protocols and safety measures
- dispatch / Logistics industry: 2 years (preferred)
- last mile / transportation industry: 2 years (preferred)