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District General Manager

Requisition Id:  84739
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

Toronto, ON, Canada, ON L4W 1E6

 

Logistics done differently.

Ranked as the #1 North American logistics company according to Transport Topics, XPO Logistics is among the most admired companies in the world according to Fortune Magazine. And we are always looking for great leaders to keep us at the top of our industry. As the District General Manager, you will develop and lead multiple remote district work groups to exceed goals for top line revenue growth. In this position, you’ll be collaborating with multiple departments across the enterprise to ensure the expectations set forth by executive leadership are met. Your strong work ethic and drive to continuously improve operational execution and profitability will be critical to this important role, ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Achieve P&L goals for the district and drive ownership of P&L through span of control, including developing talent and coaching to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), engaging employees, leading situational and competency awareness, hiring/terminating team members, and driving performance improvement 
  • Search for opportunities to continuously improve operational execution and profitability
  • Direct, lead and manage a team, focusing on specific geographical area accountabilities, growth opportunities and trends to leverage industry benchmarks and provide year-over-year improvement of KPI measurements  
  • Proactively address and direct solutions associated with all service exceptions 
  • Align pricing strategy in the area through collaboration with Sales, Pricing and the Marketing team
  • Ensure employee engagement by fostering a supportive work environment, ensuring effective employee relations and applying HR policies consistently across the workforce
  • Execute fleet strategy and tactics to increase profitability and reduce costs
  • Collaborate with multiple functional areas such as Business Intelligence, Finance, Safety, Procurement and Information Technology to develop data paths to identify efficiencies

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience 
  • 8 years of experience in a supply chain, procurement, maintenance or transportation service company 
  • Supervisory experience in a team-focused environment 
  • Proven ability to read and manage a P&L
  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOT maintenance regulations 
  • Proven knowledge of sales and supply chain management techniques and processes 
  • Solid ability to effectively manage vendor and customer relationships at all levels 
  • Ability to perform and direct moderately complex analyses in spreadsheet and database programs, such as Excel and Access; proficiency in Microsoft Office

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Business or related field
  • Availability to travel up to 75% of the time
  • Less-than-Truckload (LTL) experience
  • Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive materials and information
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

 

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.