Import Logistics Manager

To The Market
California (US) is preferred but open to other parts of the US.
$50,000-$100,000 dependent on experience
27 May 2022
27 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Summary:

The Import Logistics Manager is responsible for day-to-day logistics of the company. S/he oversees the distribution, warehousing  and transportation of goods from the manufacturer to the client.  S/he contributes to the creation and implementation of best practice logistics vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance. This also includes import and export regulations and customs classifications.  



Essential Functions:


  • Manage all aspects of logistics functions - shipping, 3pl warehouse, freight forwarders, customs brokers, truckers, delivery. 


    Negotiate shipping rates and contracts with logistics providers - freight forwarders and couriers for the most competitive rates and services.


    In collaboration with the product development team, production team, sales team, global sourcing partners, assure on-time delivery.


    Manage the product delivery timeline in conjunction with the timelines of the Company’s business strategies. 


    Develop and manage P&L by order, projected vs. actuals. 


    Implement standard operating procedures and shipping procedures with global partners. 


    Oversee WMS and EDI interfaces to support drop shipments and EDI partners. 


    Review all vendor manuals, shipping and routing guidelines to ensure compliance. 


    Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and processes across the supply chain. 


    Ensure the integrity of inventory accuracy and manage stock movements with the help of direct reports.  


    Identify and resolve any inventory discrepancies and ensure inventory and system records are in agreement.   


    Ensure compliance with import, export, and customs regulations.



Required Skills/Abilities:


  • Relentlessly positive attitude


    Comfort in working in a start-up environment that moves at lightning speed


    Team player that is willing to work across functions to get the job done


    Ease with working under frequent deadlines


    Experience and willingness working remotely with a distributed team


    Strong internal and external relationship-building skills


    Ability to handle multiple priorities and deliver exceptional results on deadlines


    Strong knowledge of and/or interest in sustainable fashion space, sourcing and manufacturing and supply chain industry


    Strong knowledge of apparel, accessories, homegoods product categories


    Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines


    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


    Excellent organizational skills and attention to details


    Excellent oral and written communications skills


    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software (Google Suite, Canva)


    Meet budget standards by forecasting and managing expenses


    Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate


    Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment


    Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines



Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics, Merchandising or related field and 4-6 years of experience in operations and logistics, retail & manufacturing industry. Prior management experience, with a focus on cost savings and efficiencies in the supply chain.



Physical Requirements:


  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.


    Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.


    10 % travel may be required. 



Reasonable Accommodations Statement:


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with  disabilities to perform the essential functions


    TTM has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be  construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.


    Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed  appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the  Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the  employee to perform, as the Company may deem 



TO THE MARKET is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  TO THE MARKET makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. TO THE MARKET  will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you require assistance or accommodation, please reach out to our HR department at




TO THE MARKET (TTM) is a venture-backed start-up that leverages  technology to help retailers and brands provide transparency in the supply chain to  source and manufacture products that are socially and environmentally responsible at  competitive pricing, lower minimums and faster turnaround times. With F500 clients  such as Target, Dillards and Hilton, the company is on a mission to change the way  product sourcing and manufacturing is done to create a better outcome for people, the  planet, and ultimately, better business. TO THE MARKET was founded in 2017 by Jane Mosbacher Morris and is based in Lexington, Kentucky. 



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