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Director of Transportation - Food/Beverage

Company: Randstad USA
Location: Reading
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

job summary:POSITION: Director of Transportation - Contract Logistics Reports to: Chief Executive Officer The Director will have a strong background in Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics and Supply Chain activities. The Director will have experience cultivating both strategic and partnering relationship. REQUIREMENTS:

  • Develop appropriate transportation policies and programs that meet cost and service objectives
  • Responsible identifying and selecting key carriers including truckload, intermodal, warehouse, consolidation, and LTL
  • Negotiate annual and spot rates with carriers
  • Oversee freight auditing. Develop and direct the implementation of procedures to ensure that freight claims are processed and collected in a timely manner.
  • Analyze and compare transportation costs, equipment availability
  • Direct and supervise scheduling of incoming and outgoing shipments from all facilitiesEXPERIENCE:
    • 10 years working in Transportation, Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain, Commercial Management and/or Trading, with 5-7 years in the truck mode
    • Building & leading diverse teams; motivating teams to high performance and results
    • Partnering with senior leaders and businesses to understand strategies/requirements and translating them into priority actions
    • Customer and vendor relationship management
    • At least 5 years of contract / pricing negotiation experience
    • Leading the development and execution of a regional strategy in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders and interests
    • Experience with Transportation Management and Warehouse Management Systems
    • Experience with all Microsoft Applications
    • College Degree is preferred, but not required -location: Reading, Massachusettsjob type: Permanentsalary: $140,000 - 150,000 per yearwork hours: 8 to 5education: No Degree Requiredexperience: 12 Years -responsibilities:
      • Develop appropriate transportation policies and programs that meet cost and service objectives
      • Responsible identifying and selecting key carriers including truckload, intermodal, warehouse, consolidation, and LTL
      • Negotiate annual and spot rates with carriers
      • Oversee freight auditing. Develop and direct the implementation of procedures to ensure that freight claims are processed and collected in a timely manner.
      • Analyze and compare transportation costs, equipment availability
      • Direct and supervise scheduling of incoming and outgoing shipments from all facilities -qualifications:.
        • 10 years working in Transportation, Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain, Commercial Management and/or Trading, with 5-7 years in the truck mode
        • Building & leading diverse teams; motivating teams to high performance and results
        • Partnering with senior leaders and businesses to understand strategies/requirements and translating them into priority actions
        • Customer and vendor relationship management
        • At least 5 years of contract / pricing negotiation experience
        • Leading the development and execution of a regional strategy in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders and interests
        • Experience with Transportation Management and Warehouse Management Systems
        • Experience with all Microsoft Applications
        • College degree is preferred, but not required -skills: Account ManagementEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

Keywords: Randstad USA, Somerville , Director of Transportation - Food/Beverage, Professions , Reading, Massachusetts

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