Transportation Manager

Sears Holdings Corporation
Published
June 10, 2021
Location
Fairless Hills, PA
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Description

* Maintains compliance with all federal, state and local transportation regulations.* Insures customer service mandates are strictly adhered to by all carriers.* Communicates with corporate, field and distribution center management on all transportation related issues.* Maintains and develops effective transportation cost control measures.* Audits and approves all transportation related invoices.* Insures all carrier routings are in accordance to corporate guidelines.* Trains and educates staff on latest transportation policy and operations.* Hires, orients, trains, evaluates, recommends pay increases and develops associates. When necessary carries out disciplinary actions or recommends termination of employment.* Monitors and adjusts delivery windows when necessary to maximize on time performance.* Supervises follow up on all shipments requiring special handling such as new stores, special orders, rush orders, add ons, etc.* Tracks inbound and outbound movement of all import containers.* Visits stores at regular intervals to acquire information in store, carrier and distribution center performance.* Oversees the procurement of backhaul, third party or otherwise, for fleet operations.* Maintains an open line of communication between distribution center operations, stores, carriers and Sears Holdings Resource Center.* Ability to physically access all areas of working environment that he/she is responsible for to observe operations, observe associates, instruct in methods of operation, and assess needs.* Manages Customer Care Program and monitor performance.* Monitors and adjusts batch plan as necessary to optimize cross docking processes.* Establishes sound process improvement initiatives that drive year over year improvement.* Flexibility to work variable shifts.

Maintains compliance with all federal, state and local transportation regulations
* Ensures customer service mandates are strictly adhered to by all carriers
* Communicates with Corporate, Field and distribution center management on all transportation related issues
* Maintains and develops effective transportation cost control measures
* Audits and approves all transportation related invoices
* Ensures all carrier routings are in accordance to corporate guidelines
* Trains and educates staff on latest transportation policy and operations
* Monitors and adjusts delivery windows when necessary to maximize on time performance
* Tracks inbound and outbound movement of all import containers
* Performs supervisory functions, including but not limited to, making employment decisions regarding hiring, promoting, demoting
and terminating, conducting performance appraisals and coaching and developing associates.

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