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Domestic Logistics Manager in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

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Job Description


Looking for a new challenge? Our client is looking for a Domestic Logistics Manager in Memphis, TN. You will manage the daily operational aspects of their physical distribution network including truckload, railcar, domestic intermodal and all related payables for those activities. Lead North America Region review of Transportation Management System (TMS) options to drive the entire process toward specific business case/rationale, internal budgetary review and implementation within the next 12-18 months. Must have a minimum of 4 years of managing experience and a college degree; in transportation, logistics and/or supply chain management preferred.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions
  • Meet or beat their committed service performance levels to domestic textile mill customers.
  • Ensure required inventory is physically in position for export, whether Mexico cross-border or ocean container.
  • Formalize monthly team and supplier performance management analyses and reviews using Developing New Aptitudes methodologies as a guide to support a culture of excellence.
  • Manage existing relationships with key external suppliers: trucking companies (asset owners), intermodal management companies and logistics service providers and government agencies.
  • Lead continuous development and adaptation of required supplier physical capacity to match changes in network (supply / recon locations) and business flows and ensure cost effective execution for Trading competitiveness:
    • Quantitative and qualitative macro supply-demand and market trends analysis of domestic transportation networks, fuel, seasonality, competing commodities and other variables from a variety of data sources in order to assess capacity and cost impacts to the Trading plan and to improve data- driven decision making.
    • Perform on-going SWOT analysis for NAM Domestic logistics network in order to identify optimization and development opportunities to support Trading plan and improve LDC's competitiveness.
  • Lead efforts with internal IT resources to prioritize, develop and implement functionality to improve operational effectiveness and overall data management, visibility and reporting capabilities in ATLAS.
  • Lead efforts to identify, develop and implement enhancements to C4 functionality to manage supplier cost information which supports their costings.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance through standardized documented procedures and processes Internally and with all domestic logistics suppliers.
  • Engage with and actively participate in industry groups to stay on top of proposed developments and changes within the regulatory environment.
  • Challenge and motivate team members to innovate and continuously within Developing New Aptitudes framework to improve their areas and contribute to best practices, increased volumes and overall operational efficiency.
  • Establish programs to specifically coach and mentor team members to facilitate personal development, growth and advancement opportunities aligned with future needs.


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