Transportation Manager
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - Olive Branch, MS

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The Transportation Manager role is responsible for managing $25 million annually in transportation costs in support of 5 distribution centers and over 700 domestic vendors. Additional responsibilities include: management of approximately 30 contracted carriers, 4 exempt Transportation Planners, TMS administration, carrier compliance, DOT compliance, annual bids and RFP's.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Oversee all activities with Williams-Sonoma, Inc.'s furniture line-haul into our furniture delivery hubs.
  • Oversee all activities associated with line-haul to all WSI outlet stores
  • Oversee the Transportation customer service team that supports all transportation activities
  • Heavy emphasis on contract administration, issuing RFP's, network analysis and project management
  • Provide leadership, growth and development to a staff of four exempt transportation planners
  • Develop a annual furniture line-haul and inbound budget.

Requirements/ Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics or Engineering
  • Leadership experience in a transportation, distribution or supply chain role
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and lead projects to closure
  • Proven leadership and problem solving skills along with the ability to work independently
  • Proficient with MS Office (including Access database and query design)
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Analytical skills
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience negotiating and administering LTL, IMC and TL contracts
  • Previous experience with network design, logistics engineering, and TMS (Transportation Management Systems)

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