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Transportation Specialist

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Location: Haslet, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085306
Distribution/Supply Chain-Sal
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Oct 18, 2019

Analyzes transportation patterns, needs, and resources to drive efficient transportation flow promoting CustomerFirst service for both the assigned facility and Supply Chain organization.

  • Conducts research, develops supporting data, and reports the findings to management encompassing all transportation related activities affecting the unit/facility.
  • Works with Operations Management to drive efficient execution of all transportation related functions.
  • Works as assigned by Regional Transportation Managers or Home Office to coordinate network-wide programs or perform studies.
  • Provides guidance to managers on questions regarding transportation policies and procedures, transportation and expense guidelines, and transportation regulatory issues.
  • Takes responsibility for network-wide service monitoring and enforcement for assigned carriers.
  • Analyzes methods to improve transportation efficiency through collaboration with operating departments, data analysis, and visits to new and existing operations.
  • Provides expedited routings for shipments which have mandatory delivery dates not obtainable through normal service.
  • Performs network-wide studies and analysis as directed by the Regional Transportation Manager or Home Office.
  • Coordinates and directs inbound and outbound transportation functions for assigned unit/facility, which include monitoring equipment needs and maintaining efficient scheduling for the daily operation of the unit/facility.
  • Assumes daily analyst functions for Analysts at other facilities during their absence.
  • Formulates new and revised transportation related programs, procedures, and forms with procedure writers, other Transportation management, IT, and Home Office Transportation.

Education: Experience:

Degree with a major in transportation or equivalent business experience preferred.

Intermediate skills with spreadsheet, Word processing, and database tools.

Core Competencies: Problem Solving, Big Picture Thinker, Organizing & Executing, Innovation, Adaptive Performance, Decision Making, Quality, Communication, Customer Focus, and Teamwork

Positional Competencies: Working knowledge transportation laws and regulations.

Job Title: Transportation Specialist
Location: Haslet, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1085306

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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