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VP Transportation

Company: ExecuNet
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Company successful leaders drive and promote our leadership mindset of--Adapt, Dare and Learn.------Our Leaders are focused on--building customer centric strategies, inspiring, empowering and developing associates, adapting to change, and driving organizational efficiencies to deliver results.

  • Adapts easily to new situations, people, culture, and technology by choosing the right skill set at the right moment and place
  • Can appropriately challenge the status quo; never satisfied and always looking to improve
  • Is curious, willing to learn and explore new topics and to apply new learnings that align with current business objectivesThe VP of Transportation is responsible for Company USA Transportation Strategy, incl. LTL, Parcel, own fleet, fueling, technology route optimization. Contract negotiations. Key contact for transportation and technology partners. Key Accountabilities:
    • Partner Strategy and Contract Negotiation for Parcel, LTL Carriers as well as Fleet Equipment
    • Collaborate with transportation partners, equipment vendors, Operating Companies as well as transportation consultants
    • Operating Company Transportation Optimization and Continuous Improvement
    • Carrier and fueling strategy, route and cube optimization, cost and service reviews, agreeing and monitoring transportation KPI
    • Innovation and Sustainability
    • Backhaul revenue, transportation collaboration projects, alternative fuels and engines, innovative delivery solutions, impact-offsetting initiatives
    • Transportation Data Analytics
    • Manage and develop his direct reports leveraging data analytics to optimize Transportation efficiencies.Qualifications
      • Bachelor---s degree or higher
      • 10+ years in a transportation management position
      • Experience in negotiating with major transportation service providers
      • Pervious network optimization experience
      • Experience with TMS and inbound logistics
      • Experience in educating and leading local teams in a decentralized organization
      • Home base in any existing SUSA location, Charleston a bonus due to proximity to direct reports
      • Extensive nationwide travel (1-2 weeks/months)

Keywords: ExecuNet, Charleston , VP Transportation, Professions , Charleston, South Carolina

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