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DSJ Global: Your Leading Partner for Logistics Talent

DSJ Global is a leading talent partner delivering mid-senior end-to-end supply chain talent. We secure business-critical Logistics talent through permanent, contract, and multi-hire recruitment solutions.

The average salary for Logistics talent has increased by 39% over the last decade and projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest a further increase of 10% over the next four years, making it a lucrative time to work in the industry.

Organizations will need to adapt and appeal to top talent through a competitive market, while Logistics specialists can benefit from high demand for their skills.

Ensure you don’t miss out on securing the right Logistics talent for your business by requesting a call back today. If you are an industry professional looking to settle into a new role, DSJ Global delivers high-quality, trusted expertise to progress your career.

Benefits of working with DSJ Global’s Logistics team

Whether seeking immediate Logistics placements or strategic talent sourcing, DSJ Global's experienced team stands ready with extensive expertise and comprehensive resources, ensuring outstanding results. Partnering with DSJ Global's Logistics team provides distinct advantages:

15 years of experience and professional knowledge in Logistics

Access to an exclusive global network of active and passive Logistics candidates

Guidance and advice from our global award-winning Logistics talent experts

Embark on your talent journey by engaging our expert consultants.Complete our form, and let us share how DSJ Global can effectively collaborate with your organization to fulfill your unique recruitment needs.

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Logistics Jobs

Import Supervisor

Exciting Career Opportunity in Amsterdam, Netherlands! A reputable logistics entity is currently seeking an Import Supervisor to join their rapidly expanding Operations team based in the Hoofddorp office, Amsterdam. Position Summary: The Import Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring the smooth daily operations of the department. This entails supervising and coordinating all activities within the Import Team. Primary Duties & Responsibilities: Liaise with the Operations Manager to oversee daily Import team operations. Ensure team members are efficiently utilized, work is evenly distributed, and systems are optimized. Monitor communications and ensure customers are appropriately supported. Evaluate team performance and facilitate necessary training and development. Conduct regular meetings to discuss departmental operations. Identify and implement changes to enhance departmental efficiency. Assist in recruitment, training, and development of new team members. Conduct regular performance evaluations and annual appraisals. Assist in disciplinary proceedings and handle additional duties as required. Candidates Requirements: Experience in airfreight Import operations and temperature control management (Desirable). Proven leadership skills. Strong communication skills - verbal and written. Proficiency in Dutch Customs and related systems. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Calm under pressure with excellent interpersonal skills. Flexible attitude towards working shifts, weekends, and last-minute coverage. What's in it for you: Competitive salary package plus bonus. Excellent employee benefits including vacation allowance, mobility allowance, public transportation compensation, and company pension scheme. Overtime opportunities, recognition reward scheme, and annual performance-based pay review. Employee assistance program and annual staff events. Career progression opportunities in a purpose-led organization. Equal Employment Opportunity: The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or membership in any other class protected by law.

Negotiable
Amsterdam
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Airfreight Export Agent

Join a Global Logistics Leader near Amsterdam! An esteemed logistics enterprise, renowned for its dedication to excellence and innovation, is currently in search of a committed Export Agent to enhance their dynamic Operations team. Company Overview: With a legacy spanning over 50 years, our client has transitioned from delivering time-sensitive documents to pioneering advanced logistics solutions for life-saving therapies. With a workforce of over 3,000 individuals spanning 140 offices across 50+ countries, our client proudly aligns with a prestigious corporation. Primary Responsibilities: As an Export Agent, you will assume a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless exportation of goods. Your tasks will encompass providing expert guidance on logistical matters, overseeing the prompt processing of export shipments, maintaining vital connections with overseas offices and suppliers, and closely collaborating with internal stakeholders to ensure efficient cargo handling. Additionally, you will be responsible for meticulously formatting all relevant documentation. Qualifications and Requirements: We are in search of candidates with a minimum of 1 year of experience in Airfreight Export Operations, with proficiency in English being mandatory and Dutch being preferred. While an MBO level qualification is advantageous, we prioritize candidates with the right attitude and relevant experience. Ideal candidates will exhibit exceptional communication skills, a customer-centric approach, and adaptability to varying shift schedules. Benefits and Perks: In recognition of your contributions, we offer a competitive salary package, an annual bonus plan, and various allowances such as mobility and compensation for public transport. Additionally, you will enjoy generous holiday entitlements, access to a company pension scheme, and participation in our Recognition Reward Scheme. We are committed to nurturing your professional growth and well-being, offering comprehensive benefits aimed at supporting your overall wellness and personal development.

Negotiable
Amsterdam
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Business Development Manager

JOB OPPORTUNITY: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Our client is seeking a dynamic individual to join their team as a Business Development Manager for an international logistics company. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in maintaining and enhancing the clients business relationships while driving growth and revenue within their market. Key RESPONSIBILITIES: Establish and nurture positive client relationships by thoroughly evaluating and adapting to market needs and requirements. Utilize diverse sales methods to effectively expand the client base, consistently meeting or exceeding predetermined targets. Proactively identify and pursue new business opportunities, staying abreast of market developments and emerging trends. Collaborate seamlessly with internal teams to address evolving customer needs and capitalize on opportunities for sustainable business growth. Maintain meticulous records of all sales activities in the CRM system while ensuring adherence to contractual terms and agreements. QUALIFICATIONS: MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: Demonstrated fluency in English with an additional advantage of Dutch proficiency. Exceptional communication and negotiation skills to effectively engage with diverse stakeholders. A proven track record of success with a minimum of 5+ years' experience in sales or business development roles. Inherent motivation and target-driven mindset coupled with a willingness to engage in proactive outreach, including cold calling. Proficiency in MS Office suite and CRM software, showcasing an aptitude for leveraging technology to optimize sales processes.

Negotiable
Amsterdam
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Electrical Engineering

The ideal candidate will play a key role in implementing electrical components into devices, contributing to the design and manufacturing process of electrical products. They will conduct quality assurance checks to uphold product standards. Responsibilities: Evaluate electrical products and systems by designing testing methods. Test finished products and assess system capabilities. Ensure necessary equipment remains operational. Contribute to team efforts to achieve related results. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. Strong problem-solving, technical, mathematical, and scientific skills. Excellent written and verbal communication abilities. What You'll Get To Do: Collaborate to develop PCBA requirements. Utilize Altium Designer for schematic capture and PCB layout. Perform circuit analysis, including power, tolerance, and reliability assessments. Conduct PCBA design verification testing and system integration testing. Provide production manufacturing support as required. You'll Bring These Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in electrical or computer engineering, or relevant discipline. Over 5 years of experience in electrical hardware design, including schematic capture and PCB layout. Proficiency in analog electronics design. Ability to perform circuit analyses in SPICE and Excel.

Negotiable
United States Virgin Island
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Head of Inbound Logistics (m/f/d)

Stellenanzeige: Leiter der Inbound-Logistik (m/w/d) für die Medizintechnik in Lübeck Unser Kunde, ein führendes Unternehmen im Bereich Medizintechnik, sucht einen erfahrenen und empathischen Leiter der Inbound-Logistik (m/w/d), um das bestehende Team zu leiten und weiterzuentwickeln. Als Head of Inbound Logistics sind Sie verantwortlich für den reibungslosen Ablauf von Wareneingang bis zur Qualitätssicherung. Die Position bietet vielfältige Weiterbildungs- und Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten in einem erfolgreichen Konzern, flache Hierarchien, Flexibilität und vieles mehr. Ihre Aufgaben: - Führung des Teams - Planung sowie Steuerung aller logistischen Prozesse - Kontinuierliche Verbesserungen durch gezielte Maßnahmen zur Optimierung der Logistikprozesse - Gewährleistung eines hohen Qualitätsstandards bei allen eingehenden Produkten Anforderungen: -Führungserfahrung -Einschlägige Erfahrung in der Logistik -Prozessaffinität -Empathie

Negotiable
Lübeck
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Head of Road Freight - Direct Load (m/f/d)

Unlock Your Road Freight Potential with Our Expert Head of Road Freight! Based Near Zurich for a Global Logistics Leader! Are you ready to lead the charge in revolutionizing road freight operations for a global logistics powerhouse? Look no further! We're excited to introduce our seasoned Head of Road Freight, based near Zurich, ready to build out and lead the expansion of the road freight division. Responsibilities Global Strategy Development: Craft a comprehensive global strategy for the road freight division. Our Head of Road Freight will develop plans that align with the company's overarching goals, ensuring seamless integration with international logistics networks. Market Analysis and Expansion: Conduct in-depth market analysis to identify key growth opportunities. Our expert will explore untapped markets, analyze competitor landscapes, and formulate strategies to win market share, ensuring your company's sustained growth. Team Leadership and Development: Lead a small, dynamic team to success. Our Head of Road Freight excels at team leadership, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence. Empower your team to achieve new heights and surpass performance targets. Route Optimization and Cost Efficiency: Implement state-of-the-art route optimization techniques to maximize efficiency. Our expert will ensure that your FTL operations are not only time-sensitive but also cost-effective, contributing to significant savings in the long run. International Collaboration: Leverage the strategic location near Zurich to strengthen international collaborations. Our Head of Road Freight will establish and nurture partnerships, facilitating smoother cross-border operations and expanding your global footprint. New Business Acquisition: Identify, pursue, and secure new business ventures. Our expert is adept at building strong client relationships and winning contracts. Drive revenue growth by expanding your clientele and exploring new business opportunities. Performance Metrics and Reporting: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and robust reporting mechanisms. Our Head of Road Freight will ensure transparent performance tracking, enabling data-driven decision-making and continuous improvement. Divisional Expansion: Take charge of building and expanding the road freight division. Our expert will develop scalable and sustainable processes, laying the foundation for long-term success and ensuring the division's seamless integration within the global logistics framework.

Negotiable
Zurich
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Air freight export manager (m/f/d)

Are you an experienced Air Freight professional with a passion for global logistics? We're seeking a dynamic and skilled Air Freight Export Manager to join our team near Zurich, Switzerland, and take charge of our international air freight operations. About Us: We are a leading global logistics company with a strong presence in Switzerland, providing comprehensive and innovative solutions to our clients worldwide. As we continue to expand, we are looking for a talented Air Freight Export Manager to lead our team and contribute to the success of our air freight operations. Position: Air Freight Export Manager Location: Near Zurich, Switzerland Key Responsibilities: Team Leadership: Manage and lead our air freight export teams, ensuring seamless coordination and efficient operations. Process Optimization: Monitor and optimize air freight export processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Stakeholder Management: Act as a key point of contact with airlines and other relevant stakeholders, fostering strong and collaborative relationships. Compliance: Ensure compliance with international air freight regulations and standards. People Management: Utilize 3+ years of leadership and people management experience to guide and mentor team members. Language Skills: Fluency in German and English is required for effective communication with team members and external stakeholders. Problem Solving: Address and resolve any challenges that arise during the air freight export process. Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in air freight operations, with a proven track record in leadership roles. Strong Organizational Skills: Ability to organize and manage complex air freight export processes. Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with airlines and stakeholders. Analytical Thinking: Capacity to analyze data and processes, identifying opportunities for improvement. Problem-Solving Skills: Proven ability to address challenges and find effective solutions. Why Join Us: Global Impact: Contribute to the success of a leading global logistics company. Professional Growth: Opportunities for career advancement and skill development. Collaborative Culture: Be part of a dynamic and collaborative team dedicated to excellence. Competitive Compensation: Attractive salary and benefits package.

Negotiable
England
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Senior Solutions Design Manager

Senior Solutions Design Manager (m/f/d) Our customer is a global leader in Logistics Services, covering Supply Chain Services, Freight Forwarding, Value Added Logistics. This household name is one of the largest and biggest players in the Logistics Services market and right now they are currently looking for multiple Senior Solutions Design Managers to join their growing team to support in the onboarding of new customers and creating of Contract Logistics solutions for their customers. The Role * To develop and design supply chain solutions for the most complex projects * Manage solution design deliverables across highly complex projects * Model scenarios of current and future operational solutions & present and advise alternative cost benefit analysis & value models * Advise the customer in new & innovative solutions which address the customer needs and demonstrate clear solution fit * Support the development of a commercial framework for proposed solution with Business Development & Key Account Managers in order to achieve DSC's growth, contract retention and continuous improvement objectives. Your Responsibilities * To coach the assigned SD team members on specific skills/ project needs * To lead/ support the SD workstream in the pursuit of new business/ renewal of existing ones * Provision of solutions/ analytical support for implementation/ re-engineering needs for key/ strategic projects as assigned * To establish optimal costing/ commercialisation for New/ Existing business * Engage and work closely with operations team on implementation of assigned projects * Engage and work closely with BD and sector team on proposing solution design needs * Outline solutions and commercial proposals in appropriate formats for presentation to internal / customers. Participate in customer presentations where required * Develop and maintain good and effective communication across the business * Actively seek to understand and apply innovation be it facility, fleet, technology or safety to solutions * Develop collaborative relationships with customers to understand their priorities and requirements * Delivers services and solutions to customers that meet budget, quality and service levels * Drives / supports development of new / innovative services and solutions to meet customer needs, supporting the growth agenda * Ensures our solutions are competitive by understanding the competitive environment in which we operate as well as our competitors solutions and approaches, allowing us to differentiate ourselves from their offering when required. * Designing solutions to deliver business growth, retain and improve existing business o Identify & manage Solution design resource requirements o Manage the budget and resolve spending issues o Coach the team in the use of resource calculation & costing tools o Validate solution results against key financial BCA (Business Case Approval) expectations. o Drive CAPA culture & process (corrective & preventative actions) o Create opportunities for the team to develop key SD skills o Govern the quality of Concept Of Operations documentation o Develop customer coaches to help us win business o Develop capabilities of Solution Design team o Validate & sign off Solution Design plans for projects o Set clear priorities aligned to the strategy o Drive and embed compliance culture to H& S and other regulatory standards Your Requirements * Wide ranging knowledge of divisional products and capabilities * Extensive knowledge of all Sectors, Customers and Products * End to End SC Experience * Full understanding of all SD tools, techniques and procedures * Warehouse, transport and supply chain knowledge at a detailed level. * Sales experience is beneficial * Must have exposure to modeling of complex warehousing, logistics / transport operations, etc * An advanced user of tools such as Microsoft Excel to perform complex data analysis * Experience in at least one modeling / simulation tool * Demonstrable track record in working with a diverse range of cultures * Degree / Masters in relevant discipline e.g., engineering, or supply chain management * 3 to 7 years of relevant experience in solution design and transport management * German fluency at business level

Negotiable
Germany
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Managing Director - Switzerland

Title: Exceptional Opportunity for a Managing Director in Basel County, Switzerland Introductory Paragraph: We are excited to offer an exceptional opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced professional seeking the role of Managing Director. Our client is one of the leading customs firms in Switzerland that specialises in Freight logistics operations. As their business continues to grow rapidly, they require someone who can lead them into new heights by providing strategic direction and ensuring operational excellence. Key Responsibilities: - Develop strategies and plans that ensure short-term success while focusing on long-term growth - Establish relationships with clients across all levels including key stakeholders within customer organisations. - Provide leadership & vision through effective management practices; coaching/mentoring team members as required; Qualifications/Skills Required: Leadership Skills: The ideal candidate must have excellent leadership skills which include but not limited to; * Experience working at C-level positions or equivalent experience demonstrating successful governance over relevant functions such as finance, sales/marketing etc. Logistics Operations Management Expertise - The right person will possess demonstrable expertise managing Logistics operations projects from start-up phase up until delivery stage Industry Knowledge - Must be knowledgeable about industry standards relating specifically road freight forwarding services Education Requirements - A bachelor's degree related field plus 5+ year's work experience would suffice though higher degrees may also come handy. Salary Offered: CHF180000 per year Join our dynamic organisation today if you believe this description fits your profile!

Negotiable
Switzerland
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Fleet Operations Buyer

The buyer will be responsible for processing bids and requests for quotes, approximately 80 per year, through our eProcurement Tools correspondence with business unit stakeholders and all suppliers to assure timely submission of data and quotes to correspond to project timelines analysis of bids to assure compliance with specifications and objectives; follow-up with sites and suppliers if changes are required; make recommendations for manufacturers and models work with the suppliers when there is a deviation from negotiated pricing write and submit Capex+ submissions for the CT BUs including lease vs Buy and LOJs constant monitoring of fleet management database for accuracy and completeness of data monthly/quarterly KPI reporting to business units. The buyer will serve as the first point of contact for business stakeholders and fleet management companies.

Negotiable
Malvern
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Warehousing & Distribution Manager For Supply Chain

Warehouse & Distribution Manager Summary: DSJ Global is currently partnered with an industry leading organization looking to bring on a Warehousing Distribution Manager in the Charlotte Metro area. This individual will be responsible for multiple sites and well versed in Warehouse Operations, Distribution, and Transportation. Job Responsibilities: Conduct a comprehensive assessment of the current warehousing and logistics operations in each plant. Develop a phased implementation plan for the warehousing management solution. Lead the metrics team to identify key performance indicators (KPIs) for logistics operations. Implement a continuous improvement culture by analyzing metrics and driving operational enhancements. Develop and implement track and trace tools to monitor the movement of products in both inbound and outbound supply chains. Enhance visibility and communication throughout the supply chain. Explore and implement automation solutions in daily operations to improve efficiency. Collaborate with the Corporate Transportation team to identify opportunities for automation and drive synergies. Implement systems and processes to improve inventory accuracy. Implement and optimize Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Transportation Management System (TMS) for seamless logistics operations. Explore and integrate RFID technology for real-time tracking. Focus on improving On-Time-In-Full (OTIF) performance to enhance customer satisfaction. Implement customer feedback mechanisms and use data to drive operational improvements. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or a related field. 6-8 years of experience in Logistics Operations in a mid-sized corporate setting. Proven track record of working with corporate functions, demonstrating the ability to align logistics operations with overall corporate strategies. Hands-on experience in deploying Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). In-depth knowledge of Transportation Management Systems (TMS) and freight optimization models. Operating knowledge of Oracle WM/TM and proficiency in track and trace tools. ASCM certification preferred, showcasing commitment to excellence in supply chain management

US$115001 - US$140000 per annum
Charlotte
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Head of Customer Fulfilment

Role: Director of Customer Fulfillment A leading supplier of luxury Greenhouses and Glasshouses is looking for a Director of Customer Fulfillment to join their US Management team to manage a world-class operational customer experience. This role will manage two direct reports and will work closely with the global team to manage and oversee international shipping, and domestic freight within the United States, and ensure customer experience exceeds customer expectations. Key Responsibilities: Manage two direct reports, Operations and Installation to ensure the US Operations team can grow as the company grows, efficiently and effectively. Oversee the management of both Domestic and International freight. Oversee the management of all US warehousing and 3PL activity. Create a culture ensuring the success of the Operations Team through communication and implementation of best practices. Work with company leadership to budget, report, plan, and audit all operational functions. P&L responsible for both the Operation and Installation cost center. Work with company leadership to budget, report, plan, and audit all operational functions. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree. Experience in Construction Management. Complete knowledge and understanding of manufacturing, sales, and marketing. Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, etc Commercial and financial experience in managing P&L, business costs, and customer experience.

Negotiable
Boston
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Why Agile Recruitment is Key to Supply Chain Resilience

In supply chain management, the ability to adapt quickly to disruptions and uncertainties is paramount. The traditional approaches to supply chain management, characterized by rigid structures and long planning cycles, are giving way to more agile methodologies that emphasize flexibility, responsiveness, and resilience. Here we explore the crucial link between agile recruitment and building a resilient supply chain, addressing key questions that arise in the context of this evolving paradigm. Why is Agile Methodology Important in Supply Chain Management? Agility in supply chain management is synonymous with the ability to navigate through uncertainties while maintaining operational efficiency. Traditional supply chains often faced challenges such as overstocking due to rigid planning, leading to a freeze in operations and financial setbacks. Enter agile supply chain methodologies. Agile supply chains are characterized by flexibility and resiliency, responding rapidly to unexpected changes while maintaining consistent customer service levels, liquidity, and cost structures. Unlike traditional lean supply chains, agile methodologies focus on real-time data, collaboration, and end-to-end visibility, allowing for quick adjustments to market trends and demands. Why is Agility Important in the Supply Chain? Agility in the supply chain is the antidote to disruptions and uncertainties. In a world where unexpected events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, labor strikes, and geopolitical crises, can send shockwaves through global supply chains, agility becomes a strategic imperative. Agile supply chains forecast, anticipate, and respond quickly, minimizing the impact of disruptions and enabling organizations to stay ahead of market trends. The ability to swiftly react to and mitigate supplier continuity risks is key to achieving supply chain agility. What is an Agile and Resilient Supply Chain? An agile and resilient supply chain is one that not only withstands disruptions but thrives in the face of uncertainty. It leverages agile methodologies to build resilience, creating a dynamic and market-sensitive system that can efficiently reallocate inventory based on real demand. Key characteristics of an agile and resilient supply chain include:Managing Based on Data: Shifting from inventory-based to information-based management, leveraging real market trends. End-to-End Collaboration: Collaborating with partners throughout the supply chain for improved flexibility, operational savings, and business continuity. Responsive Systems and Analytics: Developing responsive plans based on robust analytics and incorporating range forecasting for better anticipation of demand. Resilience and Risk Management: Proactively identifying, quantifying, and prioritizing supply chain risks, with 24/7 disruption sensing and monitoring. Design for Agility: Incorporating concepts like "design for agility" to make product design decisions that enhance supply chain flexibility. Process Ownership: Defining policies for sales and operations planning (S&OP) and involving executive leadership in driving large-scale transformations. What is Agility vs Resilience in Supply Chain? Agility and resilience in the supply chain are two complementary concepts. While agility focuses on the ability to adapt quickly to changes, resilience involves the capacity to resist and recover from disruptions. Agility is about responsiveness and flexibility, allowing organizations to navigate through uncertainties efficiently. On the other hand, resilience is about building a foundation that withstands shocks, ensuring continuity and recovery when disruptions occur. Agile Recruitment in Improving Supply Chain Resilience You can enhance supply chain resilience with the right talent in place. Market demands, disruptions, and technological advancements frequently alter skill requirements. Agile recruitment enables swift adaptation to these changing needs by quickly identifying and acquiring talent with the necessary skills.Developing your talent pipeline is an essential element of agile recruitment, so that when disruptions occur, you will have pre-identified individuals or skill sets that can expedite the recruitment process, minimizing downtime. These practices focus on hiring individuals with diverse skill sets, allowing for flexibility during uncertain times, while fostering an environment where employees can readily adapt to changing circumstances will bolster supply chain resilience.Agile recruitment practices enable companies to anticipate, respond to, and recover from supply chain disruptions more effectively by ensuring access to the right talent at the right time, contributing significantly to overall resilience.Why is it Beneficial to Partner with DSJ Global? In the face of a rapidly evolving supply chain landscape and the challenges posed by talent shortages, partnering with a specialized talent partner like DSJ Global becomes a strategic advantage. DSJ Global, with 20 years of expertise in end-to-end supply chain hiring, understands the nuances of the industry's talent landscape. As the supply chain industry embraces digital transformation and becomes more localized and sustainable, DSJ Global provides a vast, global network of in-demand professionals. Key benefits of partnering with DSJ Global include:Specialized Talent Solutions: Permanent, contract, and multi-hire talent solutions tailored to the unique needs of the supply chain industry. Global Presence: Operating from hubs across the US, Europe, and APAC, DSJ Global offers a truly global perspective on talent acquisition. Industry Insights: DSJ Global's award-winning talent specialists provide guidance on the latest hiring trends and industry news, ensuring businesses stay ahead in the competitive supply chain landscape. The shift to agile methodologies in supply chain management is not just a trend but a strategic imperative for organizations aiming to thrive in an unpredictable world. Agility, coupled with resilience, creates a supply chain that can navigate uncertainties and deliver consistent performance. Partnering with DSJ Global ensures access to top-tier talent, helping organizations build and sustain agile and resilient supply chains for the future.If you are seeking further insights into supply chain resilience or talent acquisition strategy, please request a call back, and our specialist consultant will be in touch.Request a call back

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Climate Change and Logistics Hiring: Preparing for the Unexpected in Hong Kong

The Current Climate Scenario in Hong Kong ​In recent years, the undeniable evidence of a changing climate has prompted global discussions on the immediate actions needed to mitigate its impacts. Hong Kong, a bustling hub of commerce and trade, is one of the countries to be impacted by the challenge. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports have underscored the urgency, revealing the far-reaching effects of climate change across the globe. ​The Impact of Climate Change on the Logistics IndustryClimate change poses a multifaceted challenge for supply chains and the logistics industry, transcending the traditional scope of environmental effects. In 2021 alone, the United States faced 20 separate billion-dollar weather events, while Australia witnessed a 16% decline in rainfall since 1970. These environmental shifts fall into three distinct categories: transition risks, physical risks, and opportunities. ​Transition risks stem from policy and market changes during the transition to a lower-carbon economy. For supply chain leaders, the challenge lies in adapting to potential stranded assets and navigating regulatory shifts. Meanwhile, physical risks manifest as acute events like floods and wildfires, as well as longer-term shifts such as rising sea levels. Amid these challenges, opportunities arise as consumer preferences change and new markets open, such as the growing adoption of electric vehicles. Hiring Challenges in the Logistics Sector Amid Climate Change ​In the face of these challenges, supply chain leaders in Hong Kong must take decisive actions to adapt to climate change and ensure the resilience of their operations. ​How Climate Change is Transforming Logistics Talent Acquisition ​To effectively address the impacts of climate change, supply chain leaders must instill a sense of urgency within their organizations. Collaborating with experts and simplifying the messages on climate change is crucial for building the business case for action. Gartner recommends three key actions: creating urgency, leveraging risk management and scenario modeling, and aligning actions with identified risks and opportunities. ​The talent landscape in the logistics sector is evolving in response to climate change. The demand for professionals with expertise in climate resilience, green logistics, and supply chain disruptions is on the rise. Organizations are recognizing the need for talent partners who understand the intricacies of the evolving supply chain landscape. ​Why Choose DSJ Global ​In the dynamic world of supply chain logistics, choosing the right talent partner is instrumental in navigating the challenges posed by climate change. DSJ Global, with 15 years of experience, stands as a leading talent partner specializing in End-to-End Supply Chain solutions. ​With a global network of in-demand professionals skilled in Procurement, Logistics, Technical Operations, Planning & Engineering, DSJ Global ensures the efficient movement of goods with top-tier talent. The company offers permanent, contract, and multi-hire talent solutions from its global hubs across the US, Europe, and APAC. ​As the supply chain industry undergoes digital transformation and embraces sustainability, DSJ Global provides tailored guidance on the latest hiring trends. Our award-winning talent specialists offer insights into industry news, empowering businesses and professionals to gain a competitive edge in the evolving supply chain landscape. ​Part of Phaidon International, DSJ Global is a trusted talent partner collaborating with leading firms and organizations to address their hiring challenges. By redefining expectations of a talent partner, DSJ Global ensures that businesses are well-equipped to navigate the complexities of talent acquisition in the era of climate change. ​In a world where climate resilience, green logistics, and supply chain disruptions are defining factors, DSJ Global emerges as a strategic ally, guiding organizations towards success in the ever-changing supply chain landscape. Contact one of DSJ Global's specialist talent consultants today and redefine your expectations of a talent partner.Request a call back

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