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Director Of Transportation

Company: Dollar Tree Stores
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Dollar Tree
Director Transportation Services
500 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake
Virginia
Job Description
Responsible for all domestic transportation strategies, policies, procedures, operational performance, financial performance, contract negotiations and carrier relations. To direct the planning, development and implementation of Dollar Tree- Family Dollar domestic transportation programs which encompass inbound and fleet management.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities :
1. Direct all inbound programs to ensure that Family Dollar's transportation requirements and needs are achieved.
2. Accountable for the Family Dollar transportation inbound budgets and financial performance.
3. Develop corporate logistics policies, procedures and standards of performance.
4. Work closely with Distribution Directors, Replenishment/Allocations, Store Operations and Merchandising to ensure a smooth and efficient supply chain.
5. Continual improvement in the company's transportation cost and level of service provided to the stores, DC's and merchandising staff.
6. Hire, manage and develop a team of transportation managers and logistics analysts.
7. Negotiate carrier rates and contracts for all domestic carriers.
8. Oversee carrier relationships to ensure that Family Dollar receives optimal service at a competitive cost.
9. Provide strategy thinking, planning and direction of the transportation department to stay ahead of the companies business needs
10. Support the VP, Transportation in terms of analysis and planning to continually improve the logistics network.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree with a major in logistics, finance, accounting preferred or equivalent work experience
- 10+ years of transportation, logistics or distribution related work experience
- Comprehensive knowledge of the transportation industry - truckload, LTL, rail, small package, air
- Five years of rate and contract negotiations experience
- Thorough knowledge of transportation costing and routing principles with strong analytical skills
- Experience with developing and managing a multi-million dollar transportation budget
- Ability to lead and manage people of differing skill levels
- Ability to present and successfully sell new ideas and improvements
- Strategic planning and execution skills

Desired Qualifications:
Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) experience.

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Keywords: Dollar Tree Stores, Chesapeake , Director Of Transportation, Executive , Chesapeake, Virginia

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