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Logistics Manager (Canada)

VF Outdoor

Saint-Laurent, Quebec

Lead VF Canada logistics organization through the development and execution of strategic initiatives and tactical support; to function as a liaison between outside strategic partners and VF Corporation; providing services in the following areas:

  1. Manage and develop Logistics team direct reports
  2. Logistics strategy support
  3. Inbound/Outbound transportation management
  4. Logistics analysis
  5. Establish and enforce daily and ongoing control-related standards and procedures.


1. Logistics Strategy Support

- Collaborate with Logistics team and business partners to develop, design, and implement logistics cost management strategies.

- Collaborate with Logistics team and business partners to manage and implement network design and optimization.

- Assist in implementing, per top management approval, strategic initiatives; includes the acquisition and coordination of necessary resources to meet project goals.

- Foster and develop strong partner relationships with logistics partner in inbound/outbound carrier development.

2. Logistics Analysis

- In coordination with Finance, develop and analyze operational reporting for logistics management.

- Prepare analyses and modeling (in partnership and coordination with Logistics leadership) which identify inefficiencies and areas of growth with respect to our distribution network.

- Support Logistics in S&OP, including developing and publishing S&OP relevant content.

- Ad hoc logistics projects as assigned.

3. Logistics/Transportation Oversight

- Manage all inbound/outbound logistics and transportation related activities, including managing the Direct Ship program and effectively supporting the DTC business.

- Ensure customer service and time objectives are achieved within existing financial constraints to maximize sales, market share and profit for the company and customer.

- Assist with transportation oversight and resolve tactical issues.

- Support OD Outbound Supervisor on routing, shipping, and other tactical issues

4. Miscellaneous Support

- Reconcile and approve weekly/monthly logistics partner invoices.

- Provide support to Operations, Forecasting, DTC, Distribution and Customer Service teams.


  1. Ensure customer service and time objectives are achieved within existing financial constraints to maximize sales, market share and profit for the company and customer.
  2. Establish regular benchmarking exercise to ensure understanding of logistics and transportation best practices.
  3. On a continuous basis, develop and administer integrated logistics strategies, while driving costs out of the supply chain as measured by the key performance indicators.
  4. Establish strong working relationship with business units and Operations team to provide high level of customer support.


  • 7+ years experience in positions related to supply chain operations and logistics with emphasis on logistics and transportation operations
  • Customs compliance knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge of logistics and materials management functions within SAP or a comparable ERP system
  • Working knowledge of GT Nexus, NGC, PKMS, and CASS.
  • Highly proficient analytical skills with Microsoft Excel and Access. Basic familiarity with PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong financial background
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field relevant to the position requirements
  • Must be willing to assume additional tasks outside job description (as needed)

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VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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Position Type:

Full Time

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about 1 year ago

VF Outdoor

The Outdoor and Action Sports coalition is a group of authentic activity-based lifestyle brands. From performance outerwear, apparel and footwear to backpacks and accessories, our brands empower consumers to explore, express and embody the lifestyle they love.