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Specialist, Global Logistics

Date:  Jan 12, 2022
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

General Description

The Global Logistics Specialist is responsible for overseeing the operational and systematic performance of our global logistics operation. This position owns the global freight budget and works with internal departments on freight audit and payment. This role will develop and lead a portfolio of global carriers to diversify risk and ensure competitive pricing. This position will also create and maintain customs compliance programs that ensure adherence to trade compliance regulations, all while capitalizing on opportunities to mitigate risk and tariff exposure.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as key stakeholder in establishing and executing all global logistics standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Procure and negotiate with international carriers, third-party logistics (3PL) providers, and drayage carrier services through regular communication that establishes strong business relationships and enables greater awareness of market conditions
  • Develop and implement global logistics policies and procedures for the business with a strong focus on importing
  • Provide tactical and strategic logistics direction internally to drive private brand sales, margin, and turn goals

Additional Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations or Supply Chain, or related logistics experience
  • A minimum of 3 years in a related logistics role with a solid understanding of transportation and distribution systems
  • Solid understanding of international and domestic freight management across all modes
  • Experience working with non-vessel owning common carriers (NVOs), ocean carriers, drayage companies, freight forwarders and customs house brokerage firms

Education

Bachelor's Level Degree in Other

Reports To

Senior Director, Distribution

 

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