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Logistics Director

Logistics Director

A logistics director is a key executive responsible for overseeing and managing the logistics and distribution operations within a company. Their primary focus is on efficiently and cost-effectively coordinating the movement of goods, products, and materials from the point of origin to the final destination. This role involves strategic planning, optimization of transportation and warehouse processes, inventory management, and coordination with various stakeholders, including suppliers, carriers, and internal teams.

Characteristics of our Interim Logistics Director

  • Industry Knowledge: A solid understanding of logistics practices and industry trends is necessary to make informed decisions and implement effective changes.

  • Quick Adaptation: Interim roles often require rapid adaptation to new environments, systems, and teams. An interim logistics director should quickly grasp the logistics landscape of the organization.

  • Risk Management: Identifying and mitigating risks associated with logistics, such as supply chain disruptions or transportation issues, is a critical skill.

  • Continuous Improvement: A commitment to ongoing evaluation and improvement of logistics processes and strategies is key for sustained success.

  • Operational Efficiency: Interim logistics directors need to streamline and optimize logistics processes for improved efficiency, even in a short-term capacity.

The Challenges

Finding the right interim logistics director can be challenging due to the specific demands of the role and the temporary nature of the position. Here are the challenges involved:

  • Availability

  • Industry Knowledge

  • Specialized Skill Set

  • Cost Considerations

  • Communication Skills

  • Results-Driven

  • Risk Management

  • Time Management

  • Conflict Resolution Skills

  • Problem-Solving Skills

  • Negotiation Skills

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Operational Efficiency

  • Data Utilization

  • Warehouse Management Expertise

Solution via Executive Interim Management

Executive Interim Management is a modern managerial solution, in which an experienced senior executive or a complete team is temporarily engaged by a company to address a specific leadership challenge on a short-term basis. 

An Executive Interim Manager is a highly experienced senior executive typically engaged for a few months to provide leadership, drive change, address a specific issue, or manage complex projects. Key characteristics include experience, seniority, immediate availability, project orientation and operational hands-on approach.

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Executive Interim Management
in Central and Eastern Europe

We design individual business solutions and together with our executive interim managers lead companies through transformations to unlock their full potential.

The CE Interim Partners stand personally by your side from the project definition, evaluation of the interim manager, throughout the whole assignment until completion, to ensure the agreed objectives are achieved. 

Our Executive Interim Managers have local or international backgrounds, they have studied, lived, and worked in various countries and go through a rigorous evaluation processes following a methodology specifically designed for demanding cross-cultural interim missions.

Over the recent decade, we have performed hundreds of successful missions predominantly in Central and Eastern Europe, but also in Asia, the Middle East, and the USA.

How do we operate

The manager you are looking for

> 15 countries

the biggest network in Central and Eastern Europe

> 10,000

in our International Pool

< 48 hours

to present an

Interim Manager

< 8 days

average time
from Interview to Start

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