As our Sourcing & Vendor Transportation Manager, you'll be responsible for the design, acquisition and operation of the company's domestic transportationnetwork, with a primary focus on the effective and efficient distribution of goods to customers. You'll lead and support functional areas of customer delivery, transportation planning and logistics sourcing.
You'll ensure alignment between vendors/carriers, 3PLs, distribution centers and customers in fulfilling NIKE's premium service promise. You'll develop logistics network solutions that meet the current and future needs of NIKE, its subsidiaries and customers. You'll review and improve supply chain tools (3PL's, infrastructure), processes and procedures.
You'll use lean methodologies to discover and drive significant change from 'as is'. You'll seek out, introduce and apply industry 'best practices' with a focus on efficiency and sustainability. You'll plan, develop, and implement programs to coordinate movement of product from manufacturing sites to distributionfacilities including cross-border shipping issues.
You'll identify, target and acquire the services of carriers and Logistics Service Providers (LSP's) that support the mission of delivering premium service. You'll lead and engage key stakeholders in the network acquisition process, including the establishment of policies/standards/procedures and rates in LSP contracts.
You'll be responsible for payment processes and cost tracking that provide visibility to the overall efficiency of the organization and reduce costs. You'll create business plans and financialbudgets. You'll meet or exceed the committed service levels to all key stakeholders, both internal (DC's, subsidiaries) and external (customers). In addition, you'll create, monitor and report on the critical KPI's that measure the performance of the LSP network against agreed upon service standards.
Requirements for the position include: