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Logistics Transportation Manager - Hybrid Onsite

Company: AccuPoint Staffing
Location: Pine Beach
Posted on: September 16, 2023

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Logistics Transportation Manager - Hybrid Onsite
**This is a full time position (Salary + Bonus) requiring 3 days a week onsite in NJ and 2 days remotely.

***Must be comfortable with JD Edwards Transportation module as well as using other modules for checking and tracking the lifecycle of orders.

***Must have prior related experience on an international level as it pertains to transportation.

The role will oversee Over-The-Road (OTR) modes of transportation such as Truckload and Less-Than-Truckload, as well as international modes such as Ocean and Air shipping.The role will supervise 2 individuals, one managing domestic transportation, and the other, international transportation. The individual in this role acts as a leader that provides guidance to Customer Service, Commercial and Planning on various shipping issues. The individual will also be the primary contact for the Procurement team to help outline the company s requirements and expectations with the appropriate suppliers. Lastly, the individual will manage the operational performance of the various suppliers against the expected results .A high degree of planning, analysis, and proactive contact is required with internal and external customers and stakeholders. The individual will also benchmark with other companies through industry and trade forums and help outline projections in the transportation marketplace. The Incumbent must excel in a team environment and be able to work under pressure and meet all deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing a budget of approximately $25MM in Transportation spend across OTR and Export areas
  • Define the strategic plan for Transportation, defining carrier, technology and infrastructure mapping that best fits the company s needs.
  • Oversee two individuals tasked with managing the daily operational elements of transportation;
  • Provide strategic and operational guidance to team members while developing their expertise in the respective modes
  • Partner with Procurement organization to define expectations of suppliers and will be directly responsible for suppliers operational performance. - - Work with Procurement to address any gaps in supplier performance
  • Identify alternative solutions and providers where necessary to ensure the company is able to service customers without significant disruption
  • Provide guidance to Commercial, Customer Service, and Planning, on any Transportation related matters, as well as market and trade insights in the Transportation industry
  • Manage and oversee route and rate setups in JD Edwards
  • Understand workflows in JD Edwards
  • Workday Calendar
  • Carrier master Oversee the freight audit process, inclusive of accruals, to ensure shipments are invoiced accurately;
  • Partner with Finance to ensure timely mapping against the monthly financial reporting
  • Lead the investigation and resolution of any complaints related to transportation and associated documentation delays
  • Manage the Claims process for any errors resulting from supplier negligence/fault
  • Own all KPIs and metrics related to transportation performance Participate in Trade shows and conferences to collect market intelligence and trends;
  • Champion those findings internally at the company. Participate in business meetings as appropriate to his/her area of responsibility
    Safety Responsibilities:
    • Ensures all transportation suppliers and shipments meet the company s safety, environmental and health protocol so Provides support for all safety and environmental initiative so Proactively attempts to prevent all accidents and eliminate all unsafe condition so Demonstrates management s commitment to safety
      Required Education and Experience:
      • Bachelor s degree in business, Logistics, Operations, or Supply Chain Management preferred
      • At least 8 years of Logistics Experience, primarily in the Transportation area, including domestic, imports and exports
        Required Knowledge, -Skills and Abilities:
        • Knowledge of intermodal Logistics
        • Advance knowledge of international and domestic shipping requirements, air/ocean documentation, INCOTERMS, and banking practices including Bankdrafts, and Letters of Credit
        • Working knowledge of common freight forwarder terms and activities
        • Able to manage a high volume of complex orders from multiple shipping locations to multiple destinations - - Advanced analytical interpretation and problem-solving skills
        • Unimpeachable ethics
        • TMS experience at a super user level
        • LEAN/ Six Sigma experience (nice to have).
        • Ability to lead and mentor associates
        • Project management experience
        • Deep understanding of the JDE transportation module - Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
        • Mastery of Excel, Access, Word, and other MS Office applications
        • MRP/ERP experience required, E1 experience preferred - Excellent organizational skills

Keywords: AccuPoint Staffing, Toms River , Logistics Transportation Manager - Hybrid Onsite, Professions , Pine Beach, New Jersey

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