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Truckload Carrier Sourcing Manager / Plano, TX / Logistics / SC741775

Plano, TX
Job Title: Truckload Carrier Sourcing Manager

Work Location: Plano, TX (on-site)

Summary:

The Truckload Carrier Sourcing Manager is responsible for strategically sourcing the optimal TL carriers nationwide to improve service quality and cost in a timely manner, in accordance with all applicable regulatory and company requirements.
 
Duties and Responsibilities, including but not limited to:
  • Execute a strategic sourcing process with a focus on continuous improvement in total cost, innovation, quality, and service
  • Negotiate preferable costs and manage carrier contracts and relationships with TL carriers.
  • Develop a sourcing strategy for mainly TL transportation, define bidding project scopes and identify savings opportunities.
  • Implement policies and metrics to ensure savings goals are realized.
  • Develop carrier risk mitigation strategies
  • Work with business unit transportation leaders to identify new transportation needs.
  • Report sourcing/project results to leadership including branch GMs to facilitate positive outcomes.
  • Identify new sources in order to meet business requirements.
  • Assess current and future market trends, and prepares price forecasts for the business
  • May be required to work additional hours outside of regularly scheduled business hours or weekend or holidays to meet business needs
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree +
  • 15+ years of logistics industry experience
  • 10+ years of sourcing contract truckload carrier experience
  • Experience of 3PL industry will be plus.
  • Analytical, and excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills.

BTI Recruiting Team
recruiting@btisolutions.com
BTI Solutions
801 E Campbell Rd. Suite 230, Richardson, Texas 75081, USA
Office:+1-972-992-0030, Fax:+1-972-992-0050
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