Parcel And LTL Carrier Management Leader

The TJX Companies, Inc. Marlborough , MA 01752

Posted 6 months ago

Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Homesense.

Want to make an impact?

As the Parcel & LTL Carrier Management Leader you will lead and be accountable for the strategic development of 3 Parcel (including Green Mountain) and 3 - 4 LTL North America service providers. You are responsible for assessing and driving cost-effective and productive carrier initiatives that impact the supply chain, ensuring seamless execution in supporting and enabling TJX business goals.

Ways you will make a difference:

Partner with Logistics Providers to discuss forecasts and capacity information to improve planning

Collaborate across the business to ensure TJX's evolving Parcel profile is strategically aligned with carrier contracts and industry trends

Provide spend analysis, market condition analysis, and category planning to identify opportunities for optimization and value creation

Manage the development and execution of the negotiation and contracts strategy to create a sustainable partnership with Logistics Providers

The Skills that will Make You Successful

  • Identify opportunities to improve TJX Logistics Provider strategy, inclusive of Logistics Provider performance, market trends, and demand shifts in the marketplace

  • Build and maintain relationship with Logistics Providers and serve as the point of contact

  • Meet regularly with Logistics Providers partners to discuss forecasts and capacity information to improve planning

  • Develop Parcel and LTL best practices and education of business partners. Analyze parcel/LTL Logistics Providers performance; develop and monitors performance improvement plans. Enforce service requirements for compliance to contractual obligations

  • Responsibility for Parcel and LTL contractual agreements. Negotiate contract amendments to support new ventures and/or adjustments to existing services.

  • Research industry performance, standards, and benchmarks to analyze Logistics Providers performance and resolve operational issues.

  • Collaborate across the business to ensure TJX's evolving Parcel profile is strategically aligned with carrier contracts and industry trends.

  • Perform spend analysis, market condition analysis, and category planning to identify opportunities for optimization and value creation

  • Conduct formal Logistics Providers business reviews, and make relationship decisions as appropriate

  • Engage with relevant stakeholders on KPIs, trends accessorial spikes, as well as potential release of Logistics Providers

  • Serve as a point of escalation for operational chronic or repetitive issues with carriers

  • Partner with Green Mountain Technology (GMT) and internal business partners on implementation and management of GMT's Parcel Spend Management (PSM) program

  • Define and executes negotiation strategy and contracts to create a sustainable partnership with Logistics Providers

  • Lead, define schedule for, and execute sourcing events on a defined cadence

  • Procure capacity for special projects and approve spot rates

  • Develop and negotiate contract language and terms with service providers in partnership with Leader of Carrier Strategy and TJX Legal

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in a logistics leadership/management role with at least 5+ years of experience specifically leading Parcel Carrier Management and/or Procurement

  • Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Business, Finance, or Legal

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated relationship management and accountability

  • Exceptional negotiating skills

  • Expert knowledge of Parcel pricing components/Strong understanding of LTL market

  • Strong problem solving and analytical mindset

  • Strong informal influencing

  • Transportation industry and regulation understanding

  • Transportation contract knowledge and legal acumen

Ready to be part of our team?

Description:

  • Make decisions on shipment and spend award selection and allocation

  • Introduce new providers and/or terminate existing providers

  • Negotiate rates

  • Develop contract language (RFP/RFI)

  • Determine supply chain flow options: mode, routing, transit time, capacity, etc.

  • Identify & execute plans to meet budgets

At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

Discover Different. Apply today!

In addition to our open door policy and supportive work environment, we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package. TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: Marlborough || MA

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Manager, Engineer, Merchandising, Compliance, Procurement, Management, Engineering, Retail, Legal, Operations


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