What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Logistics Manager in Naples:
"Be a leader."
Be a leader - build a strong team whose members are interchangeable and can do ALL the work. Be transparent and honest with your group. Understand the strengths and weakness of all members and yourself.
Logistics Manager in Miami:
The role of Logistics and Supply Chain is an ever changing and challenging environment. We must be prepare to listen to the people we serve and those that work around us in order to learn and lead correctly.
There is a perfect balance to perform well: be customer focused and be cost effective.
The best career I've ever had.
Logistics Manager in Minneapolis:
"Patience and Grace."
It takes many years to prepare for a position as a logistics manager; it represents the collective wisdom of several sub-disciplines (e.g., training, technical writing, logistics engineering, packaging and transportation, and reliability). Those who take the time to master this body of knowledge will be equipped to achieve great things; those who attempt to fast track through the journey, will do more harm than good and ultimately end their career early.
Logistics Manager in Jefferson City:
"You will Make The Grade."
Learn as much about the operations as possible and communicate with your employees.