Logistics Network Solutions Design Manager
New Breed Logistics 3.2529 reviews - High Point, NC

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Summary of Functions:
C reation and delivery of supply chain solutions
for customers and prospects through engineering, design, pricing, and
process, Return on Investment (ROI) creation, and internal profitability
modeling. Contribute to the rapid and profitable growth of New Breed

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategy: Develop and implement strategies to optimally position
and differentiate New Breed from industry competitors and alternative
Solution Continuous Improvement: Identify existing pain points
and customer needs in order to determine effective and efficient
solutions for a more productive, cost effective and profitable business
Data Analysis: Collaborate with the customer facing team and
customer to obtain detailed data about their supply chain and determine
type and amount of data required. Utilize best practices to analyze
large amounts of complex customer data to gain understanding of client
needs; analyze, identify and define solution opportunities to improve
the productivity, quality, performance and profitability of both
internal and external customers. Determine and produce various cost
effective solutions.
Solution Development: Lead the solutions process that goes into
developing solutions. Assist in developing the vision and value
Solution Delivery: Align with internal customer’s to present
value potential and compelling ROI proposals to prospects thorough
preparation and delivery of presentations. Deliver compelling and
customized supply chain, transportation management, and logistics
solutions to internal and external customers and prospects by leveraging
New Breed.
Project Management: Perform project management functions,
leading standard solutions from beginning to end with little leadership
oversight; lead and collaborate with designated department personnel
through solution design, development and implementation. Provide and
communicate project status clearly, timely and accurately.
Process Optimization: Analyze business processes, develop
process improvements, and promote best practices improving efficiency,
effectiveness and capabilities of various customer supply chains.
Leadership: Accountable for recruiting, mentoring, retaining and
cultivating team while creating a results oriented culture for the
purpose of thought leadership and designing strategy.
Collaboration: Collaborate with internal personnel and
leadership regarding solution strategy and effectiveness in order to
secure business. Develop effective working relationships with all
internal business leaders and experts.
Thought Leadership: Provide internal and external thought
leadership in order to improve New Breeds product penetration within the
Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by leadership, including but not limited to traveling as required.

Desired Skills and Direct Knowledge:
Customer needs assessment, network/solution engineering, design and optimization
Strategy development
Supply chain technology, transportation analysis systems, preferably tools from JDA/i2
3PL expertise knowledge all modes of transportation, with
comparative differences between various transportation modes and
concepts that affect costs; pricing methodology and strategy for all
transportation modes (TL, LTL, IM, Parcel, Ocean, Air, etc)
Continuous improvement and innovation focus; cost benefit analyses and financial modeling
Quantitative and qualitative analysis skills with superior problem solving ability
Data management through spreadsheet and database applications; competitive analyses
Change management; business intelligence and reporting; outstanding planning skills
Cross-functional collaboration – collaborate with other internal functions to drive exceptional results
Focused on customer ROI and value delivery; project management.

Seven to ten (7-10) years experience minimum, with transportation and logistics industry operations and implementations
Familiarity with web-based applications; i2’s transportation suite, EXceed. 4000, order management applications, ConnectShip
Project management of cross-functional implementations
Proven use of formal project management practices
Expertise and experience in two or more of the following
business disciplines: supply chain management, transportation, or
Advanced skills in MS Office products, including Word, Access, Excel, Visio and Project
Excellent planning, client support, communication, interpersonal and organization skills
Prior staff management experience
BS/BA degree or commensurate experience

Ability to travel (estimated 20%)
Ability to work extended hours to achieve business / project objectives
Ability to respond to “on call" issues outside of scheduled work hours

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3.2529 reviews
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