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Regional Transportation Manager

Company: Dollar Tree Stores
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Regional Transportation Manager The role of Regional Transportation Manager at Dollar Tree is to be responsible for the daily performance management and execution of domestic inbound and outbound transportation operations to/from merchandise vendors, Distribution Centers (DCs) and stores within the Dollar Tree network. In addition, this person is also responsible for cost management, delivery service, dedicated contract carrier management, evaluation and implementation of best practices. This position is responsible for embracing Dollar Tree/Family Dollar's store-centric commitment to customers, customer service and sales. Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the on-site carrier teams and work closely with the DC management team to meet or exceed performance within inbound, outbound, utilization, service, backhauls, revenue share and freight cost management.
  • Assists in the development of the operational vision and strategy for the field transportation operation at their location.
  • Assists with development and execution of DC outbound budgets and outbound delivery expense.
  • Continued operational performance management by analyzing, measuring and inspecting key metric performance in store service, carrier utilization, trailer management for inbound and outbound.
  • Manage the third party onsite Carrier Managers to ensure carrier implementation and adherence.
  • Communicate and collaborate with the onsite Carrier Managers to identify and resolve equipment and driver issues/challenges during store deliveries/backhaul and pickups.
  • Provide recommendations for dedicated carrier procurement and support operations execution strategies to improve cost and service factors.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining operational execution SOPs for Transportation related processes and that each are continually up to date as well as specific operational best practices.
  • Assist in network design improvements, software implementation and development for efficiency and cost containment.
  • Ongoing development of partnerships with store field operations, DC operations, local vendors and the local community to ensure optimal operational execution and to deliver superior business results.
  • Tracks delivery service to stores and communicates performance metrics to all key stakeholders, while continuing to increase performance through ongoing process improvement.
  • Assist in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities and customer satisfaction opportunities to deliver superior service. ---
  • Analyze network data to develop action plans for improved service and/or expense management. --- Other duties as assigned. Position Requirements:--- Must be able to work flexible hours and shifts. --- Must be willing to be on call on the weekends, off hours and holidays.Minimum Requirements:Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics or related field required.Experience:
    • --- 5-7 years of leadership in Transportation operations. ---
    • Must have knowledge of FMCSA/DOT regulations ---
    • Experience in developing and managing transportation budgets ---
    • Experience managing carrier performance ---
    • Previous management leadership (previous leadership of exempt associates preferred) experience
    • Customer service and contract negotiation skills Job Related Skills: Excellent oral, written communication, strong planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.Computer Skills: Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) required and Transportation Management Systems experience is helpful.

Keywords: Dollar Tree Stores, Chesapeake , Regional Transportation Manager, Executive , Chesapeake, Virginia

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