What you'll do...
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise, critical thinking skills, and strong financial acumen in order to effectively price existing and potential lanes for the Walmart Private Fleet; leads and informs bid process with prepaid suppliers through collection and analysis of preliminary rate and volume data; responsible for oversight of existing accounts in order to maximize profitability using yield management techniques as well; continually review contracts and schedules for accuracy; must be able to communicate effectively with customers/stakeholders in order to understand key requirements for service and execution; supports Backhaul Admin team with data and recommendations for customer business reviews; understands current transportation industry trends and market conditions in order to make effective pricing decisions.
Manages supply chain processes and ensures merchandise flow through the distribution network and fulfillment centers by directing resolution and responding to escalation of daily issues; analyzing data from multiple stakeholders to streamline and improve network efficiencies; providing data for the supplier compliance process flow; researching and analyzing root cause of daily and escalated exceptions concerning shipping, receiving, inventory, and return related issues; conducting performance reviews of merchandising department, distribution centers, and suppliers; and providing recommendations for corrective action to key stakeholders.
Optimizes supply chain execution by determining and approving an flow path channel from supplier to store to best fit sales, in-stock, and profit metrics; collaboration between stakeholders as it pertains to supply chain management to ensure sales, in-stock, inventory, profitability, and strategy goals are achieved; tracking of the movement and arrival of goods across the supply chain; developing and presenting recommendations to address conflicting goals; identifying order exceptions, disruptions, and supply chain constraints that will impact supply chain execution; and developing and coordinating a resolution.
Influences field-level direction and provides guidance for the execution of operations by acting as a liaison for the field and communicating operational expectations to the suppliers and transporters; addressing performance related issues with stakeholders; addressing flow management questions and concerns; identifying best practices and advising teams on adaptation and implementation of these best practices; collaborating with business partners in order to identify and develop resources to improve efficiencies; and responding to driver inquires.
Manages supply chain flow process improvement efforts by contributing to the design, development, and delivery of new ways of working between supply chain stakeholders; presenting new ways of working efforts and continuous improvement recommendations to leadership; prioritizing product flow plan objectives; ensuring flow plans are achievable; championing innovation to simplify current solutions and methodologies; managing the correction of errors processes and feedback loops; identifying areas of opportunity to improve service levels; supporting the use of end-to-end costing methodology and lean concepts; providing cost recommendations to reduce process waste, and provide opportunities for cost reductions and process efficiencies; and reviewing and analyzing the impact and benefits to internal processes.
Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments by developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; supporting plans and initiatives to meet customer and business needs; identifying and communicating goals and objectives; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; identifying and addressing improvement opportunities; and demonstrating adaptability and promoting continuous learning.
Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by hiring and training; mentoring; assigning duties; providing recognition; and ensuring diversity awareness. Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by implementing related action plans; utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy; and providing direction and guidance on applying these in executing business processes and practices.
Minimum Qualification :
Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business, or related field and 2 years' experience in logistics, distribution, transportation or related area OR 4 years' experience in logistics, distribution, transportation, or related area. 2 years experience working with Microsoft Office.
Preferred Qualifications :
Strong financial acumen
Previous account management experience preferred
Ability to perform rigorous analysis of complex issues and demonstrate critical thinking skills
Take big data sets and boil down to concise, key insights
Self-motivated and deliver quality work consistently
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
High proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
Transportation experience preferred
2 years minimum experience
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business, or related field and 2 years' experience in logistics, distribution, transportation, or related area OR 4 years' experience in logistics, distribution, transportation, or related area. 2 years' experience with Microsoft Office.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Fleet management, dispatch, or network analysis, Retail Logistics Operations
Masters: Business, Masters: Logistics, Masters: Supply Chain
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