Responsible for the overall quality, performance and customer service of the US-based team; which provides continual, tactical communication with external customers (Carriers, Vendors/Suppliers) and internal customers (Retail, Finance, Software Support, Fulfillment Centers).
The main focus of the Transportation Manager will be to effectively manage the activities of the Distribution Center Transportation department to achieve the financial plan. In this role, you can expect to be given challenging assignments throughout the company and take on some of the most complex problems.
In addition to managing for excellence in day to day operations, the Deputy General Manager will drive industry leading initiatives. These initiatives will include growing a promising customer incentive demand management program, strengthening the implementation of real time analytical tools for optimizing distribution.
Reporting to the Manager of Distribution and Transportation, this position is accountable for managing domestic transportation operations. In addition, this role supports and provides backup coverage for import/export operations and warehouse operations. The primary emphasis of the job is to optimize customer transportation services while minimizing transportation costs by optimizing freight spend through continuous improvement efforts.