Director Of Transportation

Overview

Date Posted:
12/7/2017
Job Code:
N/A
City:
MEMPHIS
State:
TN
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Purchasing/Procurement

Description

 

General Summary:

 

The Director of Domestic Transportation will lead the Domestic Transportation group. Manages 5-7 direct reports.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage all domestic transportation activities aligned with business priorities and strategies.
  • Collaborate with the VP of Transportation Management and SVP, Logistics & Supply Chain to design and implement domestic transportation strategies for all TBC business entities.
  • Drive analytics to monitor carrier performance and identify opportunities to minimize costs while maximizing service.
  • Interact with other functions, including business entity leaders, planning, distribution / warehousing, omni-channel distribution, global logistics, customs trade & compliance and supply chain performance to develop targets and deliver target performance levels at the optimum overall costs.
  • Lead the development of RFI/RFPs across various modes of transportation on domestic lanes
  • Develop and negotiate contracts with transportation providers.
  • Lead implementation and program management of domestic logistics programs with carriers.
  • Develop and maintain domestic transportation rules tariff, which includes terms governing service levels, rates, classifications, shipping rules, accessorial charges, and carrier practices.
  • Assist and guide the business entities with any domestic logistics / transportation issues and opportunities for cost savings or service improvements.
  • Monitor and support freight payment process issues between carriers and TBC, related to rejected freight bills, short payments on invoices, rate or price discrepancies, general aging issues, etc.
  • Conduct quarterly business reviews with core providers to ensure outlined service requirements are being met.
  • Must be able to establish timelines and operational goals as well as drive teams to deliver in a fast paced work environment.
  • Communicate and escalate key performance-related issues/opportunities/recommendations to the VP of Transportation Management and SVP, Logistics & Supply Chain.
  • Be a great people leader: build strong relationships and team, hire great people, commit to the growth of individuals on team and lead by example.
  • Manage and drive best practices in global trade compliance to ensure customs, regulatory, and logistics compliance is followed.
  • Establish corporate customs & duties policies and procedures and guide the strategy with regard to customs planning and compliance across business entities.

 

 

 

 

 

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Minimum Requirements

 

 

 

Education & Experience:

 

  • 10+ years of experience leading teams in logistics and transportation.
  • Ideal candidate has 5+ years of relevant experience in wholesale distribution.
  • Previous transportation strategic sourcing experience is considered an advantage.  
  • Demonstrated leadership in implementing programs at a level which keeps domestic transportation aligned to performance targets and drives continuous improvement.
  • Possesses sound knowledge and experience in successfully developing and deploying logistics strategies and driving cost-out through disciplined Project Management.
  • Outstanding communication skills.  Proven track record of effectively collaborating with supply chain functions and company stakeholders across the planning and execution.
  • Ability to coordinate with TBC Logistics & Supply Chain Directors, VPs, and executives in developing domestic transportation strategies.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of P&L and operating performance metrics
  • APICS or equivalent Supply Chain certification preferred.
  • Bachelors required. Masters in Operations Research, Supply Chain, Logistics, Finance or Business Administration preferred.

TBC Corporation TBC continuously offers strong career opportunities to those from inside as well as outside the auto services industry. We hire those with a passion for success and we will train them with proven processes that will take them there. Our employees share a very unique and lucrative opportunity to maximize their earnings with industry leading pay, incentives, and recognition programs when they deliver and exceed expected results.