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Logistics Manager

Company: Ace Hardware
Location: Visalia
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

We are now hiring a Logistics Manager

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 centers.

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 planet.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Logistics Manager at our newest start up distribution center in Visalia, CA. As the Logistics Manager, you 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 distribution center.

Our COMMITTED investment in you:

Compensation: Competitive based on your experience with bonus potential!

Benefits: Support yourself and your family with Ace subsidized medical coverage, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, and flexible spending accounts. Ace provides employees and their families with life insurance, short term and long-term disability, optional Accident and Critical illness coverage, and Adoption Assistance.

Paid Time Off: Accrued vacation, paid holiday and holiday worked bonuses.

Financial Security (401K): Company match plus lucrative additional company contributions.

Employee Merchandise Discounts: Purchase products from the warehouse at a generous discounted rate.

Tuition Reimbursement: Pursue your educational and long-term career dreams through our tuition reimbursement program. Reimbursement up to $5,250 for all passing grades!

Long-term Career Opportunities: Many of our leaders started with Ace looking for a job, just like you, but found long-term career opportunities at our 15 Distribution Centers across the country and our Corporate Headquarters. Our company is growing and we would love to have you grow with us!

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 retailers.
Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, or customer issues.
Responsible for the maintenance of reports, process documentation, customer service logs, and training and safety records.
Direct outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities, safety performance, or logistics quality management.
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 safety.
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 prevention.
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 support.
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 and regulations.
  • Profit and loss and financial analysis skills.
  • Overage, shortage and damaged claims experience.

    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. Associated topics: analyst, director, inventory control, lead, logistics manager, shift supervisor, supply chain, representative, warehouse analyst, warehouse specialist

Keywords: Ace Hardware, Visalia , Logistics Manager, Executive , Visalia, California

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