England Logistics

Carrier Procurement Manager FTL

US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
2017-1132
Category
Management

Overview

The Carrier Procurement Manager of FTL will dedicate their efforts to four main areas: diversifying our carrier network, establishing and enhancing our strategic carrier partnerships, rate negotiations and bid management, and carrier accountability. 

This manager needs to possess and demonstrate great energy and focus, a passion for our carrier partners, and a strong commitment to the success of the company, working in accordance with EL’s mission and core values.

This individual will report directly to the Vice President of Brokerage Services and work closely with the Vice President of SCM, Senior Director of FTL, and Senior Director of Agent Services.

Responsibilities

Diversifying Carrier Network

  • Large/private fleet utilization
  • Optimizing carrier utilization
  • CRE asset utilization

Strategic Carrier Partnerships

  • Dedicated carrier commitments
  • ECS integration
  • Carrier profiling

Rate Negotiations/Bid Management

  • Carrier pricing and negotiations
  • Lane and network optimization
  • Carrier contract management

Carrier Accountability

  • Consistent quarterly business reviews
  • Carrier score-carding

Problem resolution

Qualifications

  • Some travel will be required.
  • Proven ability to analyze data while establishing initiatives.
  • High level of urgency with ability to re-prioritize to meet demands.
  • Strong Interpersonal, organization, analytical skills, as well as verbal & written.
  • Design and drive metrics to measure and monitor carrier performance and cost.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to provide visibility of transportation flows. Identify and communicate risk and develop risk mitigation solutions.
  • Contribute strategic insights on networks design and improvements. Assist in driving enhancements to the network and processes.
  • Work with cross functional teams to drive overall network performance.

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