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Director of Logistics

Los Angeles, CA

The Director of Logistics leads the development and execution of the strategic vision for all transportation capabilities, including the coordination, scheduling, and execution of all domestic and international logistics for the company. Nurture external relationships with manufacturers, suppliers, freight & customs brokers, 3PL and last-mile carriers.

Work closely with these parties to consistently meet deadlines as cost-effectively as possible. Responsible for optimizing logistics operations and building a resilient supply chain that is strong and stable enough to withstand unforeseen challenges while supporting the company’s growth. Lead, mentor and develop the logistics team to establish logistical best practices while mitigating risk.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop transportation capacity strategies and contingency plans to meet service expectations with cost-effective solutions.
  • Oversee the management of air, ocean, ground & parcel contract negotiations.
  • Optimize the global logistics network across all channels, geographies, supporting a fast, efficient, and cost-effective global supply chain.
  • Work with IT and providers to meet on-time inbound Purchase Order delivery through best-in-class visibility software.
  • Oversees product movement and carrier sourcing, as well as developing the strategy for both domestic and international deliveries using multiple potential modes of transportation.
  • Develop procedures and systems to manage all logistics costs across the company. Drive cost reductions while balancing service levels.
  • Establish governance and auditing processes to monitor vendor performance and drive continuous improvement.
  • Thorough understanding of global customs regulations.
  • Extensive knowledge of all modes of shipping industry standards.
  • Leverage industry best practices and market trends to evaluate current logistics practices and improve our current processes and strategy.
  • Analyze, audit and optimize all transportation costs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, business or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience which includes developing, driving, and leading global strategic logistics initiatives.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in apparel is required.
  • Knowledge of international parcel, ground, air, and ocean logistics operations.
  • Project management, negotiation, change management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience implementing high-value, highly strategic logistics operations and projects and building innovative solutions from the bottom-up.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate about complex issues with senior management.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to make strategic recommendations based on data and best practices.
  • Experience driving large, system-wide global projects through facilitation, influence, and collaboration.
  • Experience working with and directing 3PL providers.
  • High proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Possessing a customs broker license a plus.
  • Project management, negotiation, change management and conflict resolution skills.
  • 20-25% domestic and international travel as needed.

$200,000.00 - $250,000.00 a year

Benefits and Culture

  • 100% Company Paid Healthcare (medical, dental, vision) 
  • Kind Body Fertility Benefits   
  • 401(k) savings plan with up to 4% match 
  • Unlimited PTO  
  • Full Access to LinkedIn learning 
  • Employee Discounts  


Perks (HQ Location)

  • Free weekly catered lunch at HQ – M/W/Th  
  • Dog-Friendly office  
  • Free Swag Giveaways  
  • Annual Holiday Party  
  • Annual Summer Party  
  • Invitations to pop-ups and other company events  
  • Complimentary daily office snacks and beverages 


SKIMS is committed to continuously creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates, reflective of the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Equitable workplaces foster innovation and excellence, and in our commitment to culture of belonging qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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