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Transportation General Manager
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.