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Vice President of Transportation

Company: EmployBridge
Location: Carson
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

EMPLOYBRIDGE SEARCH GROUP is currently recruiting for a Vice President of Transportation in the Carson CA area. The Vice President of Transportation will oversee all aspects of the global multimodal transportation operations. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee all aspects of the transportation business to actively contribute to the development, execution and realization of company's growth strategy
  • Product movement and carrier sourcing, as well as developing the strategy for both domestic and international deliveries
  • Recommend and implement an optimal structural design to deliver sustained processes
  • Develop and implement centralized supply chain strategies and controlling the efficient flow of goods, services and information from potential sources to affiliates
  • Develop a comprehensive global strategy focusing on emerging technologies to drive efficiency and keep pace with new and existing regulations
  • Ensure capability development across the markets to enable efficient and compliant movement of cross-border trade, focusing on order-fulfillment operations
  • Coordinate effective use of carriers to meet inbound and outbound capacity, service and least-cost objectives
  • Lead all pricing negotiations and contract management efforts. Contract negotiations including but not limited to Import and Export contracts, Domestic Rail contracts, Domestic LTL/FTL including ground, ocean and air providers and small parcel contracts.
  • Provide analysis and strategic direction in relation to all shipping data including net pricing and all charges to drive efficiency and cost reduction
  • Create transportation capacity strategies and developing contingency plans to cost-effectively support varying levels of company sales and changes to supply/demand patterns
  • Establish and utilize Key Performance Indicators that drive competitive costs and services
  • Analyze and assess industry and market dynamics on a regular basis to evaluate transportation costs and service trends
  • Oversee all aspects of customs compliance for entire product categories
  • Coach, lead and mentor team to ensure that performance standards are aligned with organizational standards; providing performance feedback and reviews as requiredQUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Transportation, Operations Management, related?field or equivalent experience in a relevant field
    • 8 plus years of industry-related experience
    • 5 plus years in senior management
    • Multi-channel distribution network and global supply chain experience
    • Expert knowledge of domestic and import transportation
    • ERP knowledge and experience with transportation management systems a plus
    • Excellent presentation skills both written and verbal
    • Salary $185,000-$250,000 negotiable based on experience and education, plus bonus

Keywords: EmployBridge, Carson , Vice President of Transportation, Professions , Carson, California

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