The unsung heroes of logistics: Cultivate great division or region presidents from within

The unsung heroes of logistics and transportation service (LTS) providers, high-performing division and region leaders, can make the difference between greatness and mediocrity for a multi-division or multi-region company. Such leaders are in short supply, however, so the most sustainable strategy for securing them is to develop them from within the organization.

LTS division and region leaders must be problem solvers and strategic trailblazers. They must build an organization that is flexible, innovative and highly responsive, while personally keeping up to date with industry developments. They must be competent in decision making, evaluating and deploying people accurately, and managing diverse relationships.

Companies that assess their talent and cultivate the right competencies can ensure a strong and reliable supply of some of the biggest difference makers in the industry.

Authors

  • Neil Collins

    Regional Market Leader, North America, Global Industrial Market

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