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TRANSPORTATION RELATIONS SPECIALIST at Dollar Tree Stores

TRANSPORTATION RELATIONS SPECIALIST

Dollar Tree Stores Chesapeake, VA Full-Time
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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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