Global Transportation Manager

Employer
Location
Rock Hill
Posted
Mar 06, 2014
Closes
Apr 05, 2014
Contact
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Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
The Global Transportation manager has global responsibility for inbound and outbound freight, including import and export compliance, parcel, LTL, TL, Ocean, intermodal, and air freight.

Responsibilities:
Manages all activities associated with domestic and international transportation services, including carrier selection, rate negotiations, freight audit and payment, cost controls, and functional reporting
Provides direction and expertise on the implementation of cost effective transportation systems
Develops and ensures implementation of policies
Provides direction for the identification and analysis of transportation costs, equipment availability and service levels, making recommendations as required to improve the effectiveness of transportation programs; keeps update on regulatory changes
Ensures that the company is in compliance with tariff rules, I.C.C. regulations and federal and state transportation laws
Qualifications:
Education & Training:
Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field

Experience:
10+ years’ experience in logistics industry with hands on experience in international freight management

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Ability to project-manage, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
Ability to influence others
Capable of working individually or as part of a multifunctional team including peers and/or senior managers
Supplier management experience in Logistics
Logistics supply base knowledge
Negotiation and contract experience
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, MRP, production and material control theory; experience in Oracle a plus
AA/EEO M/F/D/V

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