Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Logistics Manager (Fuel) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Req ID: 110344
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.
Plan and manage fuel inventory processes to ensure adequate stock of fuel at best possible prices
Build and maintain appropriate 3 rd 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 safe environment and ensure timely reporting
Create development opportunities for staff through team building, enhanced training and employee recognition programs
Other duties assigned as needed. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
HS Diploma or equivalent required
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and/or Logistics preferred
3-5 years Fuel Logistics or Trucking experience required
3-5 years management experience preferredAn equivalent combination of education and experience will be accepted. SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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 100+ 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): Customer Service; Dispatch
Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger ' Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more.
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