Regional Transportation Specialist
Hayneedle, Inc. 18 reviews - Riverside, CA

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Hayneedle, the online destination to find everything home, is growing significantly and we are looking for a Regional Transportation Specialist to provide support for regional logistics and fulfillment center operations and corporate transportation in Hayneedle's new West Coast Fulfillment Center in Riverside, California.

What does a Regional Transportation Specialist at Hayneedle do?
The Regional Transportation Specialist will be responsible for regional logistics support, corporate transportation support and regional fulfillment center operational support.

Key Responsibilities:
50% Regional Logistics Support

Intermodal carrier relationships (operational components), crossdock trailer utilization, loading, quality monitoring, identifying and executing inventory rebalancing opportunities through externally created tools.

Investigation and support of future regional opportunities (inbound LTL consolidation, local delivery, etc.)

30% Corporate Transportation Support

Import container utilization reporting, carrier claims filing and logistics code updates.

20% Regional Fulfillment Center Operational Support

Peak OB trailer coordination and ad hoc trailer requests, rental trailer management, cross-functional and fulfillment center management assistance as needed.

Additional Responsibilities:
Intermodal carrier operations.

Trailer utilization.
Meeting other operational requirements as defined.

Regularly identifying regional inventory rebalancing opportunities using pre-existing tools.

Identifying opportunities and confirming them through information not available in data.
Communicating them to facility management and / or inventory control management.

Project roles as identified.

Research new transportation- related services or partners.
Development of new and improved fulfillment center procedures.

Supporting corporate transportation as needed.

Responsible for monitoring and filing of carrier claims in support of corporate transportation.
Responsible for gathering and communicating product attribute feedback from fulfillment centers.
Provide carrier performance feedback to corporate transportation.

Seasonal roles in support of the assigned fulfillment center.

Receiving, outbound, crossdock hands-on support or supervision as requested by fulfillment center management.

What basic qualifications will our Regional Transportation Specialist need to have?

Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or equivalent work experience required.
Understand how to measure and improve transportation costs and service metrics.
Exposure to one or more basic transportation concepts including: claims, trailer loading, carrier dispatching, and delivery scheduling.
Must be analytical and data driven with a high attention to detail.
Experience with Microsoft Office required.
Must be focused, energetic and able to thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing work environment with a sense of urgency.
Ability to work cross-functionally in a fulfillment center environment with the ability to regularly and safely lift up to 75 pounds.
Must be accountable and proactive in taking on new assignments.
Some travel required, less than 10%.

How to apply:
If you think you're the needle in the haystack we're seeking, convince us. Explain in your cover letter why you think you'll be a good fit at Hayneedle. If the idea of a fast-paced, challenging, and fun environment appeals to you, apply. If you can bring fresh ideas, a great attitude, and commitment to your work, apply. If you're a superstar, you're already composing your opening sentence. Read on for details.

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