Director Of Transportation
Company: Dollar Tree Stores
Posted on: May 9, 2022
Director Transportation Services
500 Volvo Parkway
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
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
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
6. Hire, manage and develop a team of transportation managers and
7. Negotiate carrier rates and contracts for all domestic
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
10. Support the VP, Transportation in terms of analysis and
planning to continually improve the logistics network.
- Bachelor's degree with a major in logistics, finance, accounting
preferred or equivalent work experience
- 10+ years of transportation, logistics or distribution related
- 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
- Ability to lead and manage people of differing skill levels
- Ability to present and successfully sell new ideas and
- Strategic planning and execution skills
Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) experience.
Keywords: Dollar Tree Stores, Chesapeake , Director Of Transportation, Executive , Chesapeake, Virginia
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