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Transportation Process Improvement

Location: Livermore, CA
Salary: $115,000 - $130,000
Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Function

Transportation / Shipping:

  • Provide training and be the SME (subject matter expert) for international and domestic air shipping
  • Maximize opportunity for consolidation shipping
  • Organize and manage periodic process and performance review with forwarders or small pack carriers
  • Process improvement - Organize continue improvement plans with forwarders or small pack carriers

Supply Chain Support and Coordination:

  • Escalation point for supply chain organization to resolve transportation issue
  • Manage expedited freight control with or without Transportation Management System

Problem Solving:

  • PS&DMP - Identify root causes, work with CFT (cross-functional team) to drive sound and solid resolutions

Dangerous goods shipment support:

  • Executing support to the warehouses and carriers
  • Troubleshoot, re-booking and communicate to the impacted parties

RAM shipping support:

 Support transportation for RAM (return shipment) shipping & receiving

  • Working with freight forwarder and small pack carrier to understand scope of work

Air Cargo Market Update:

  • Working with the carriers/airlines to understand market changes
  • Provide recommendation in alternative shipping/routing methods
  • Provide recommendation and solution to mitigate risks of not making shipment delivery need dates

Transportation Management System Support:

  • Support TMS Program Manager and control tower team to improve services

Monthly freight model review:

  •  Evaluate freight execution models
  • Support to improve execution and price efficiency

Bi-Annual freight benchmark:

 Benchmark freight rates among primary and back up carriers

Compare market rates obtain from freight payment company


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • 8+ years working in global transportation/logistics fields
  • Global geography savvy
  • Freight forwarder experience preferred
  • Ability to form or work in a cross-functional team
  • Experience in working with Transportation Management System
  • Experience working in / with supply chain organization
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, vendors, and co-workers
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Experience with MS Office applications, savvy with Excel and Outlook

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