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Transportation Manager

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Location: San Bernardino, CA, United States -
Job ID: 1086924
Distribution/Supply Chain-Sal
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Dec 6, 2019

Supports carrier relations activities for Domestic, International, Home Delivery/Parcel, or Dedicated Delivery, as assigned, to support efficient, cost effective transportation functions for Domestic, International, Home Delivery/Parcel or Dedicated Delivery.


1. Supports carrier relations activities of assigned carrier area to achieve efficient, reliable, cost effective transportation functions.


1. Works with the Transportation Operations and Facility Transportation teams in the implementation of business plans, and support of day-to-day functioning of the network.

(No more than 4)

2. Monitors and communicates with carriers of assigned area on agreed upon service standards to support network and business requirements.

3. Assists in providing Procurement with carrier specifications and other data for their use in contract negotiation, ensuring such information has integrity, is accurate, and timely.

4. Assists in the development and manages implementation of transportation initiatives to improve lead-times, costs, and service; keeps manager informed of current issues within assigned area on a regular basis.

5. Manages carrier related projects and tasks of assigned area as requested, including those that cross into multiple areas within Transportation, and the Supply Chain.

6. Helps to identify carrier opportunities and develop appropriate solutions; identifies and communicates carrier problems that could impact the timely delivery of shipments or costs; recommends solutions to carrier problems.

7. Advises and supports Associates in Transportation Excellence and Operations teams as well as Supply Chain Operations and Supply Chain Support in the development and implementation of network strategies and execution of transportation plans for assigned area.

8. Maintains awareness of industry trends and issues impacting assigned area.

  1. Builds and maintains strong business relationships with industry contacts to ensure the Company’s best interests are optimized.

  2. Works closely with managers in the Supply Chain to support overall objectives and ensure service levels of the division are met.

  3. Works with Procurement Agents on issues related to carrier contract negotiations and strategic plans for assigned area.

Job Title: Transportation Manager
Location: San Bernardino, CA, United States -
Job ID: 1086924

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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