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VP Transportation

Company: Sonepar USA
Location: Greenville
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

At Sonepar successful leaders drive and promote our leadership mindset of -Adapt, Dare and Learn. - Our Leaders are focused on -building customer centric strategies, inspiring, empowering and developing associates, adapting to change, and driving organizational efficiencies to deliver results.

  • Adapts easily to new situations, people, culture, and technology by choosing the right skill set at the right moment and place
  • Can appropriately challenge the status quo; never satisfied and always looking to improve
  • Is curious, willing to learn and explore new topics and to apply new learnings that align with current business objectives The VP of Transportation is responsible for Sonepar USA Transportation Strategy, incl. LTL, Parcel, own fleet, fueling, technology route optimization. Contract negotiations. Key contact for transportation and technology partners. Key Accountabilities:
    • Partner Strategy and Contract Negotiation for Parcel, LTL Carriers as well as Fleet Equipment Collaborate with transportation partners, equipment vendors, Operating Companies as well as transportation consultants -
      • Operating Company Transportation Optimization and Continuous Improvement Carrier and fueling strategy, route and cube optimization, cost and service reviews, agreeing and monitoring transportation KPI
        • Innovation and Sustainability Backhaul revenue, transportation collaboration projects, alternative fuels and engines, innovative delivery solutions, impact-offsetting initiatives
          • Transportation Data Analytics Manage and develop his direct reports leveraging data analytics to optimize Transportation efficiencies. Qualifications
            • Bachelor's degree or higher
            • 10+ years in a transportation management position
            • Experience in negotiating with major transportation service providers
            • Pervious network optimization experience
            • Experience with TMS and inbound logistics
            • Experience in educating and leading local teams in a decentralized organization
              • Home base in any existing SUSA location, Charleston a bonus due to proximity to direct reports
              • Extensive nationwide travel (1-2 weeks/months) About Sonepar USA Sonepar USA is an independent, family-owned company with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services and solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately held electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar USA is represented by 13 locally managed operating companies with over 700 locations nationwide. For more information, visit -. Stay up to date with Sonepar USA, follow us on , , and , What are the Benefits? 401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path. EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran #LI-JW1

Keywords: Sonepar USA, Greenville , VP Transportation, Executive , Greenville, South Carolina

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