Management & Business Others Supply Chain and Procurement
1 - 2 Years
Sr. Lead, Transportation Management
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The purpose of this role is to develop the EMEA transportation strategy and establish the relationship with the right EMEA transportation carriers (parcel, LTL, and TL) both inbound and outbound flows to the EMEA region. This in order to achieve business goals in regards to the on time rate to our customer and financial performance.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Develop and implement the EMEA freight strategy that et UA up for success in the next 3-5 years
Develop and grow the relationship of our parcel, LTL, TL, and retail pool carriers in the EMEA region.
Tender, Negotiate, Select and implement new carriers with the competitive rate structures or better service levels
Work with finance to budget the appropriate spend for the EMEA business on a quarterly/yearly basis.
Be first point of contact for UA global freight team regarding inbound and outbound transportation topics.
Manage and lead the 2-3 EMEA Freight team mates in their daily/weekly activities
Works with IT to problem solve, test, and implement solutions that will fix inefficiencies in our systems that delay our current processes.
20-30M USD in Freight costs as a yearly budget
Tendering , RFQ, RFP processes with external freight partners
Creating and implementing an EMEA Freight Strategy for UA
Self starter, being able to delivering projects with minimal supervision of oversight from leadership is required.
Being able to identify and implement processes, daily/weekly or monthly cadence that can benefit from optimilzation, either in:
data sharing with xternal partners
Global UA functional leadership,
EMEA business leadership team, MT, Sales and Finance teams,
Global & regional Directors in legal, procurement, audit, risk
Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Knowledge and Experience
Minimal Bachelor, prefer a Masters
APICS, Lean or supply chain course a plus
Travel may be required.
Experience in Freight industry is a must
Experience in Managing 3PL partners is a plus
Education And / Or Experience
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