Inland Operations Manager- Charlotte, NC
NCLocalSupply Chain/Logistics OperationsRef.: DC-207235At Damco Distribution Services we are experts at warehousing, distribution, and transportation.
Your shoes were likely made in China. Have you ever wondered how it got to your local retailer? Or, what's in that shipping container going down your local highway? At Damco Distribution Services, we know. In fact, we facilitate the deconsolidation and movement of freight all across the US and Canada every single day.
Working as an independent business unit, Damco Distribution Services is a member of the Maersk group of companies and is financially affiliated to one of the world's largest and most respected transportation and logistics organizations. Formerly known as Maersk Distribution, Damco Distribution has provided customized distribution solutions for over 25 years. Each client's supply chain is evaluated to optimize efficiency from factory production, all the way to end user delivery. The goal is not only to minimize lead times but also to minimize inventory levels and costs, thus making the client's business more flexible. Our warehouse network spans from East to West Coasts of the United States and in Canada, with a workforce of some 650 employees. Services include transloading and automated sortation, cross-docking, DC bypass, replenishment, drayage management, and inland transportation. The company stands by its brand attributes of: Passion for Customers, Dedication to Service Delivery, Differentiation and Energized People.
We OfferWorking at Damco Distribution Services brings a unique blend of being part of a conglomerate with rich heritage and an exuberant, enthusiastic, fast-paced logistics company. We believe encouraging our employees to learn, take risks, and grow their career. You bring your hands on work ethic, positive attitude and strong leadership skills. We provide you with a range of unique opportunities from operations to customer service that will accelerate your development in one of the world's leading logistics companies which is part of a Fortune 500 global organization.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages which include but are not limited to:
A competitive salary:
A comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
A 401k Retirement Plan
Paid time off
Key ResponsibilitiesManage pricing and RFQ execution for drayage and inland products within Transportation. Develop innovative approach that automates the process as much as possible while ensuring growth and profitability of the product. Work with internal stakeholders and external customers to create collaborative approach that secures new and profitable business.
Manage pricing activity in accordance with RFQs and sales initiatives
Establish strong relationships with core third party providers to optimize buy rates, manage capacity constraints, and resolve disputes
Present to internal and external customers
Actively engage with commercial teams to seek out new opportunities
Support the marketing and communication of product offerings
Identify market trends and customer needs, expand and explore new market opportunities
Act as technical resource for both internal and external constituents
Develop, distribute, and monitor metrics & reports as needed
Collaborate and create business review reports for internal and external clients
Maintains high level of industry knowledge through membership in multiple trucking organizations and periodical subscriptions; SME for changing legislation and local market conditions
Data mine Piers, Zepol, etc to identify back-haul opportunities and interface with commercial for focused pursuits
Understand client contractual obligations and monitor for adherence
Who we are looking for College degree or equivalent experience preferred
Ability to travel 25-50% annually
Strong understanding of market pricing for US domestic inland and intermodal products.
7-10 years of transportation and/or tender management experience
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills must be able to interact with all levels of the organization.
Demonstrated excellence in problem-solving and application of judgment to changing situations in a fast-paced environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Applications: Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Work and Outlook.
Last application date: 01 May 2019.
For further information, please contact: .damco.comThe purpose of this document is to provide a summary of the generic functions/tasks associated with this position/position. It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible position responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the incumbent might differ from those outlined here and additional duties may be assigned at the manager's discretion. The position description details as outlined below are also subject to change/ may be reassigned at any time.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
General office setting, typically the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work, usually at a computer terminal with short breaks and/or lunch period. There may be bending/stooping, reaching above shoulder level, walking; standing; carrying of light items such as papers, books or packages of up to 25 pounds. In the warehouse setting, employee may be walking, standing and/or loading goods for long periods of time. The ability to bend/stoop, reach above shoulder level, walk; stand; carry of light to heavy goods weighing up to 50 pounds is required. Should be able to hear & speak clearly using phone / headset to communicate with customers; be able to navigate, view & enter information on the computer. At times may be required significantly extended shift hours based on business need. May need to travel across US & Canada, international.
Relocation Not Available; Must have US work authorization
Damco Distribution Services Inc.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion and religious creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical and mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, military and veteran status, citizenship status, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.
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Damco is one of the world's leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised freightforwarding and supply chain solutions. The company has about 11,000 employees working in more than 300 offices around the world and a global presence in about 100 countries. Damco is part of the Maersk Group. More information about Damco can be found on www.damco.com.