Manager - Transportation

Aeropostale   •  

South River, NJ

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 153 days ago

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General Summary:

The Transportation Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of transportation operations for Nautica’s Wholesale, Retail, E-com, and Dray operations. This position takes a strategic partnership approach with Carriers, the Distribution Center leadership team, Store operations, Allocations, Merchandising, and vendors.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of wholesale order management process, from order processing to final delivery to the customer
  • Oversight of E-com delivery network, including carrier performance, rate analysis, and carrier management
  • Manage store delivery operations to ensure the timely delivery of goods from the distribution centers to stores
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key providers to include carriers, freight bill auditing firm, carton tracking company, and other providers
  • Manage carrier base to ensure service level targets and KPI’s are being met
  • Develop corrective action plans to address performance issues
  • Development, maintenance, and analysis of daily, weekly, monthly reports
  • Review daily carrier shipping reports to ensure routing and transit time compliance
  • Recommend and develop implementation and go forward plans related to gathered information and reporting
  • Assist with the sourcing of new carriers and pool delivery providers
  • Assist with execution of RFP’s, RFQ’s, and RFI’s
  • Assist with contract negotiations
  • Perform and utilize rate, financial, and cost analysis to drive sound network decisions
  • Monitor and manage Nautica Retail Tracking System and carrier use, including break bulk centers, cross-docks, 3PL’s, and pool distribution terminals
  • Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of daily activities
  • Take ownership and proactively initiate network improvements
  • Seek ways to better monitor delivery performance/visibility

Position Requirements:

  • BS degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 - 7 years' experience
  • Advanced MS Excel skills to include pivot tables, Vlookups, macros, If/Then statements, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of Retail Tracking Systems
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations.
  • Experience with a Retail Management System (RMS) and/or a Warehouse Management System (WMS) a plus.
  • Strong analytical and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • A team player that has the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to interact effectively with all levels

Minimal travel

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package that includes outstanding bonus potential, a casual work environment, a generous merchandise discount and realistic growth potential. Aéropostale, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, M/F.