The Everest Group


*A division of The Everest Search Group, Inc., Los
  Angeles, CA
*The Everest Search Group Inc., Lake Tahoe, NV

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Director of Transportation - Domestic/International


COMPANY

Our client is an internationally recognized, Fortune 200 apparel company. This $20B company has an extensive supply chain, international and domestic transportation, and retail network. The Everest Group is conducting a national search for a Director of Transportation - Domestic/International.

LOCATION
Portland Metro Area

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Director will be responsible to set the strategic direction and meet the operational goals for Inbound Transportation, International Vendor Management, Trade, and Outbound Transportation in support of the North America Supply Chain's strategic plans.

Responsibilities include the following:
• Develops and manages an inbound freight budget of over $200M and a department budget of $4M
• Leads staff of 57 transportation and trade professionals
• Directs the performance management of international carriers and logistics intermediaries and negotiates carrier contracts annually
• Ensures compliance with International, U.S., and Canadian laws related to import/export activities
• Represents the company with government agencies regarding compliance policies
• Develops logistics strategies and optimizes the logistics network and processes for new and existing businesses
• Collaborates across the NA Supply Chain to optimize on-time-performance, inventory levels, and cost

REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, International Trade, or a related field
• 10+ years experience in international trade/logistics
• Transportation experience that includes Inbound Logistics, consolidation, ocean freight, airfreight, and various modes of surface transportation
• Working knowledge of ERP and the ability to manage database information
• Working knowledge of Customs Trade
• Experience managing 50+ industry professionals
• Strong communication skills and logistics/trade knowledge to manage external relationships
• Ability to travel often

COMPENSATION
• $150,000-$250,000 Compensation Package
• Executive Benefits
• Relocation Package