Head of Logistics - TORONTO, CANADA

Salary Competitive

Shape the world’s fastest growing online platform for shipping containers!

BOXHUB is an e-commerce and logistics startup, on a mission to revolutionise the way shipping containers are traded, transported, and used. By leveraging tech infrastructure and automation, we make the entire experience faster, cheaper, and more transparent for our customers.

Shipping containers are becoming the most sustainable and cheapest solution for many building and storage projects, with the container homes market alone projected to grow to USD 73BN per year. We believe by giving more customers better access to containers for alternative use cases, while improving the inherently broken supply chain, we can have huge positive impact on affordable housing and save thousands of tons of CO2 per year.

BOXHUB is well funded by some of the most successful investors in the tech industry, founded by long-term shipping industry experts, and led by award-winning entrepreneurs. We are growing exponentially and need exceptionally motivated talent to join our new HQ in Toronto. 

Join us as ‘Head of Logistics’ and help us disrupt an entire industry! In this senior position you will be responsible for dispatch of all containers and rapidly scale our trucking logistics network, ensuring a smooth and professional container delivery experience for all of our customers, and report directly to the COO.

Your Mission:

  • Overall responsibility for all container deliveries across North America

  • Own, manage, and grow the entire network of trucking partners

  • Implement an optimal dispatch process, matching container bookings with deliveries

  • Successfully plan, schedule, dispatch, and monitor drivers and routes

  • Mobilize your existing network of trucking providers across tilt-bed / flat-bed / and other specialized delivery segments

  • Define and negotiate standard contract terms

  • Continuously work to digitize and automate all logistics processes

  • Ensure all bookings are planned well in advance and communicated clearly to all relevant parties

  • Verify that all trucking deliveries are executed in line with our high quality standards, and take corrective action if necessary

  • Work closely with product and sales teams to help build technical solutions, addressing the needs of all stakeholders

  • Negotiate road transport agreements to reposition equipment

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of trucking dispatch / brokering experience

  • Demonstrated track record of working with tilt-bed container deliveries required

  • Existing relationships and network in container trucking industry

  • Experience in negotiating trucking terms and conditions

  • Familiarity with selling trucking services is a plus

  • Strategic vision, great execution skills, and you ‘don’t take no for an answer’ when necessary

  • Digital mindset and understanding of how the industry can be improved with technology

  • Hands-on attitude and courage to challenge the status quo

  • Great team player who helps out when needed

  • High attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple tasks and conflicting deadlines at once

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Motivation to join a startup and love for building a business from scratch, with ability to see how a product and strategy can evolve

Why BOXHUB?

  • Fantastic opportunity to help build and grow with a company at an early stage

  • Work on something meaningful, with the ability to revolutionise an entire industry

  • Flexible working hours and working from home half of the time

  • Be a decision maker, with huge responsibility and freedom to operate

  • Make a difference by contributing to impactful causes, like conserving the environment by reducing CO2 emissions or advancing affordable housing

  • Join a multicultural team that has built successful startups around the world

  • Flat hierarchy that is based on open feedback, trust, collaboration, and constructive criticism

  • We offer visa and relocation support

Salary:

Competitive salary depending on experience

Participation in bonus scheme

Start Date: ASAP

At BOXHUB, we believe diversity and representation are key to creating not only an exciting product but also an amazing customer and employee experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you, you.

https://boxhub.co/

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

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Working at
BOXHUB

BOXHUB is disrupting the sale of used shipping containers - A global billion-dollar industry. We will make it simple, efficient and transparent for everyone to buy and sell shipping containers By doing this we enable the re-use and upcycling of the 25 million shipping containers currently in circulation around the world. Our customers turn shipping containers into anything from Affordable housing, pop-up restaurants, emergency shelters and a number of sustainable storage solutions.

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