Company Name

Southeastern Paperboard

Search Job Title

Transportation General Manager

Client Profile

Southeastern Paperboard, Inc. is one of the largest and most diverse independent paperboard converters in the U.S.

Role Objectives & Challenges

The client was looking for an operations leader to run the logistics aspect of the company. This involved running the day-to-day work of their current operations as well as growing the business and understanding the financials. Thus, we were searching for a candidate who had some experience in business development as well as a strong logistics and operations background.

Our Approach to Solve the Search

We conducted a local search to find an operations and logistics leader with prior experience with a third-party logistics provider to ensure they had the right client management skillset. We also screened for specific leadership qualities and someone who had hands-on trucking experience who would understand the day-to-day operations of the site.

The Hire & Results

We identified a strong transportation and operations leader who checked all the distribution and business development boxes. They had worked at another 3PL in the past with documented success in leading and growing a successful team.