DP World Canada
Head of Logistics
As a new world takes shape, DP World enables smarter trade and improves lives. Our modern, strategically positioned marine terminals and logistics parks have the speed, reliability and reach to ensure your cargo gets to where it needs to be – but what sets us apart is our team of experts with our unceasing commitment to innovation. The world is changing at an unparalleled pace and we are growing to meet its needs. With more capacity coming online we are ready for the future. We trade smarter. For us, going beyond is a brand of service that has made us a leader the world over. Our dedicated team of over 45,000 employees from 130 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities and many other important constituents of the global supply chain to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow. With a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 78 related businesses across six continents, DP World aims to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.
In line with DP World Canada’s strategic growth plan comes a new line of business that will elevate offerings and enable efficiencies for their global customers. The inaugural role of Head of Logistics will be tasked with developing and implementing an innovative logistics strategy for the Canadian operations and growing the function to complement their highly successful and robust multi-site terminal operations.
The Head of Logistics will be sharply focused on adding value to customers and supporting the Port and Terminal businesses including third party logistics, short sea shipping and short rail operations. In addition, the Head of Logistics will liaise with DP World’s Americas Regional Office and ensure the Canadian logistics operations are in alignment with the organization’s global framework.
The ideal candidate will bring an outstanding track record of strategic and tactical logistics management in a complex, multi-site, global organization. Possessing proven leadership and sales experience, process improvement expertise and technical knowledge of distribution, transportation and operations, the Head of Logistics will be multi-faceted and entrepreneurial in approach. A fresh approach to the meaningful use of data, metrics and KPIs will be key to success, as will a customer-centric and inclusive view to relationship building across partner groups.