Develop, implement, and manage successful transportation and supply chain strategies designed to reduce costs and improve customer service. Implement a “World Class” Transportation Business Plan which dramatically improves customer delivery capabilities and the reduction of delivery costs on an annual basis.
Primary goal will be to guide and manage a team that sources transportation capacity across all modes, domestic and international, and delivers on-time to our customers at the lowest possible cost. Guide people and develop processes to ensure high productivity and maximum value creation in transportation operations while providing excellent service to both internal and external customers. Constantly challenge established practices to improve processes as the business climate changes and the operation evolves to meet / exceed requirements. Lend strategic insights for special projects, such as implementing company-wide productivity and service initiatives. Play a lead role in the attainment of the strategic and financial goals of the company relying on a history of significant and verifiable budget experience. Demonstrate the ability to mentor and develop personnel by preparing direct and indirect reports to move on to future career opportunities within the organization.
Annual Revenue Budget: $370M
Number of Countries: 1
Number of Locations: centralized in Orlando, contacts nationwide
Number of Reports
Number of Staff (direct & indirect*): 19
Total (FTE): 19
Number of Staff (direct): 4
Create and direct a transport procurement strategy to deliver cost controls and service improvements.
Direct key responsibilities to reports as well as, providing a common vision, successful attitude and a defined set of priorities.
Guide managers to determine team goals to align with company goals and transportation strategy.
Establish budget and quickly and clearly explain, with data, any variance between actual costs and budget.
Guide collaboration with customers to deliver shared transport benefits.
Approve and recommend transport procurement cost changes, guiding teams through the procurement process – benchmarking and comparing alternatives.
Drive Supply Chain related process improvements, and support supply chain initiatives to meet business goals.
Progressive student of the Truck Load industry, reporting meaningful changes to leadership, relating to CHEP’s performance – including best guess forecasting.
Direct IT planning for systems to best manage transportation procurement, tender process and load and trailer tracking.
Mentor, coach and counsel, and develop personnel to ensure corporate career planning goals are met.
Perform related duties as assigned which may not be listed above but which are within the general occupational series and responsibility level associated with the position.
Inflation mitigation / performance compared to benchmarks
On time performance / customer satisfaction
Employee engagement and enablement
Authority/ Decision Making
Purchasing decisions; Sources $370M annually in contracted freight
Recommendations for ~$10M per year contract negotiations, to include changing suppliers
Team building and people/performance management
Customer problem resolution
Working autonomously or having limited access to immediate manager
Working in a matrix environment
Carriers / trucking companies
BluJay, MacroPoint, and other software vendors
transportation procurement experience,
proven analytical experience
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
Six Sigma / Lean experience
Team building and managing people to improve engagement and enablement
Transportation procurement experience
Big data analytics
Conducting meetings with executive presence
Skills and Knowledge
Strong analytical skills
Internal Number: 8546
CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Its pallets, crates and containers form the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, CHEP created one of the world's most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as ‘pooling’. CHEP primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. CHEP employs approximately 11,000 people and owns approximately 300 million pallets, crates and containers through a network of more than 750 service centres, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch-points for global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco, Kellogg’s and Nestlé. CHEP is part of the Brambles Group and operates in more than 55 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. For more information on CHEP, visit www.chep.com. For information on the Brambles Group, visit www.brambles.com...
As one of four Brambles growth companies, CHEP and Brambles provide you unparalleled opportunities to advance and accelerate your career. You’ll be joining an international growth organisation with a pioneering, circular business model. You’ll be working for a company that is changing the way goods get to market. You’ll become part of an efficient and collaborative global team making a real contribution to a smarter, more sustainable future. For more on how Brambles growth companies can accelerate your career, visit https://careers.brambles.com/