The Everest Group


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Vice President of Transportation


Please send resumes to Matt Albanese at [email protected]


COMPANY
Our client, Radial, is a leader in e-commerce fulfillment providing customized supply chain solutions to numerous top mass retailers and consumer products companies. They operate over 23 facilities and 14 million square feet of distribution space worldwide. 

POSITION
The VP, Transportation is an individual with a strong level of expertise in domestic freight. They bring a skillset in logistic strategy, network design, implementation and ongoing performance, all while helping drive excellence within transportation distribution for our fulfillment operations.

LOCATION 
Virtual Office

ROLE YOU WILL PLAY
• Create and execute strategies to improve business process productivity and reduce freight costs while improving business profitability
• Implement change in organizational structures, and logistics infrastructure within our fulfillment/distribution operations
• Support logistics/transportation process changes in fulfillment such as routing compliance and distribution optimization etc.
• Manage domestic inventory associated with freight target levels and reduction goals
• Drive supplier development related to delivery performance within fulfillment facilities, in addition to making improvements on vendor/supplier delivery performance
• Identify and implement logistics process/network changes impacting overall order fulfillment including (but not limited to) shipment consolidation project, inbound warehousing and transportation network, etc.
• Benchmark and utilize as a 3rd party, tools and systems to drive world-class logistics management processes
• Utilize robust KPI’s
• Serve as a relationship manager with Retailers for optimizing processes being implemented in distribution.
• Work closely with business development to implement optimized logistics and warehousing locations to align with distribution footprint changes.

BACKGROUND PROFILE

• Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree is desirable.
• At least 8-10 years of hands-on experience in a leadership role with 6-8 years of progressive experience within multisite high level transportation activities
• Heavy transportation solutions working with high volume and small parcel packages eCommerce and third party logistics experience strongly preferred
• Experience negotiating carrier contracts working with USPS, FedEx, UPS, etc. International helpful.
• Adept at working with a vision of tools and techniques to optimize a complex logistics network for domestic and global freight.
• Ability to communicate and plan effectively with commercial channel leaders and customers, while employing strong strategic business skills working with sales and customers.
• Knowledge of systems and computer operations; exposure to WMS is helpful.
• Capable of devoting 30%-50% of time to traveling.

COMPENSATION
• Competitive Executive Base and Bonus Program
• Excellent and Comprehensive Benefits