~~ Summary of Position (Job Purpose) - Major purpose and functions of the position. Ÿ To support and maintain carrier relationships to ensure successful negotiation and consumption of carrier services, providing the lowest landed cost of North American goods to an exceptional service standard Ÿ Represent the inbound transportation team to the larger organization to ensure optimal collaboration to support new and evolving vendor programs, sales goals and budget fluctuations Ÿ Work closely with the DC Management, Outbound Transportation Operations, Replenishment and Buying staff, Carriers and the Inbound functional teams to optimize inbound transportation
Principal Duties and Responsibilities - The primary tasks the associate will perform during his/her work schedule Ÿ Effectively communicate and implement all domestic inbound transportation programs, procedures and policies as negotiated with carriers Ÿ Collaborate with the buying staff to support negotiation of favorable freight terms with suppliers Ÿ Utilize available data and information to creatively solution and recommend inbound transportation strategies to improve cost and service levels Ÿ Facilitate and implement programs with buyers and vendors Ÿ Execute reports to evaluate and continually improve the performance of the inbound carrier base by assessing and managing each carrier’s overall support of Dollar Tree Ÿ Continuously research emerging and existing supply chain strategies for incorporation into current DT / FD carrier consumption processes Ÿ Participate in budget development and budget reporting, to include the monthly P&L Ÿ Collaborate with finance determine project ROI’s and budget; ensuring carrier and merchant activities occur within the bounds of the annual and monthly budget Ÿ Support operational disaster recovery to ensure business continuity Ÿ Represent transportation relations in business meetings Ÿ Organize and prioritize workload and tasks to ensure proper flow of information Ÿ Complete other various assignments, as required
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications - Summary of knowledge, experience and education required.
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