Logistics Manager

TKEES Headquarters, Toronto, Remote Optional

TKEES is building a world class operational team to increase our ability to consistently surprise and delight our customers. As we continue to grow at an enormous pace, we need to ensure that we manage our supply chain efficiently from start to finish. The Logistics Manager plays a critical role in ensuring this occurs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Oversee entire product life cycle
  • Attend design meetings to agree upon production timelines, transportation expectations & review duties of raw goods and finished product into USA
  • Work with Production/Sourcing Manager to ensure factories selected for production are vertically integrated and able to provide all required paperwork and permits
  • Communicate with raw material suppliers to ensure they are adhering to all production timelines, and are able to ship materials to factories DDP
  • Provide factories with timelines for materials arrival, and discuss if there are are foreseen delays
  • Notify marketing team when goods are in production so they can pull samples for photoshoots and influencers
  • Meet with finance team to notify them when goods are nearing completion, and payment will be required
  • Source quotes from Freight Forwarders to transport goods to warehouse in New Jersey
  • Create Products, Listing Skus & Vendor Skus in Skubana prior to goods arrival
  • Notify warehouse that goods are on the way and whether they are ECOM or WHOLESALE
  • Confirm with design/marketing team when goods are being received at warehouse so everyone is aligned on launch date
  • Upload receiving reports received from warehouse to Skubana and confirm with Ecom Merchandising team that units are synced to shopify (all 3 instances) and size scale is correct
  • Responsible for all shipments and product movement within company, and ensuring these goods are ready on time
  • Purchase Orders from Factories
  • Fabric from Mills
  • Labels and Notions from Suppliers
  • Customer Orders from warehouse
  • Work with wholesale team to provide weekly ATS reports and updates on inbound POs to fulfill pending orders
  • Communicate daily with warehouse team to ensure they have everything they need to succeed
  • Other responsibilities include:
  • Troubleshoot issues with the warehouse team
  • Liaise with all departments of company to ensure deadlines and launch dates are aligned between Design to Marketing to Sales
  • Build strong relationships with Freight Forwarders to ensure goods are being delivered on time and in the most economical manner
  • Work closely with CX team to address concerns brought forward by customers including: QC, shipment delays and shipment errors
  • Work in partnership with Demand Planner and Sourcing/Production Manager to create a seamless supply chain
  • Keep track of stock levels, delivery times and transportation costs
  • Oversee all existing dropship relationships while exploring new opportunities, negotiate contracts and set up new partners with DSCO/CartRover/Shopify
  • Work with customs brokers to ensure most cost effective places and ways to manufacturer and ship goods


 Qualifications and Skills:

  • 5-10 years of logistics experience
  • Proven experience in all areas of product logistics including, warehousing, order processing, inventory management, computer systems.
  • Excellent English communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated person who enjoys challenges and working in a fast-paced environment with a daily sense of urgency. Taking initiative to solve problems and deliver results
  • Detail oriented with a willingness to adapt and be flexible in a growing company
  • Analytical/analysis skills
  • Ability to resolve issues between internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to act decisively to resolve problems
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle priorities along with strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP systems.