Burlington Director Inbound Logistics & Carrier Management in Edgewater Park, New Jersey
LOCATION 4287 Route 130 S Edgewater Park NJ US 08010
If you want an exciting career with one of the largest , growing, off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Director Inbound Logistics & Carrier Management!
The Director Inbound Logistics and Carrier Management is the key thought leader and inbound transportation support to the SVP Global Logistics in developing strategies to support Burlington’s ability to receipt vendor merchandise. The Director is responsible for identifying, developing, and growing strategic carrier partnerships across the logistics space . The Director also leads Burlington’s efforts to procure and enable national and regional carrier programs, design and implement best-in-class performance management systems and develop new strategic alternatives to support Burlington’s growth. They will proactively interface with all key functional business areas including supply chain, finance, procurement, logistics, vendor relations, merchants, and store operations.
The Director will be responsible for:
Manage the domestic inbound transportation/routing process to ensure capacity, service, and cost commitments are met to support business objectives. Develop strategies and anticipate trends that enable inbound/outbound network flows, carrier agreements, cost, and service.
Develop, implement and manage best practices in relation to freight audit, payment, claims administration, transportation data and analytics.
Strategize with the SVP and Procurement team to design and lead regular RFP processes for inbound and outbound transportation, pool points and other specialized services resulting in best-in-class contractual agreements.
Lead strategic carrier management development planning with the Logistics leadership team to achieve transportation service and cost goals.
Provide required analytics/reporting to measure performance including KPI’s and scorecards for Logistics function
Manage ongoing partnerships with carriers; design appropriate KPI’s; analyze results and conduct regular performance reviews.
Coach and lead direct reports in their development to ensure growth to support succession planning strategies; team will be 3 direct reports and 17 indirect reports
Our ideal candidate will have a f our-year degree with a supply chain/logistics degree preferred and 8-10 years of experience in transportation/supply chain and 3 years leading and managing a successful transportation function.
Deep logistics/transportation experience from working at leading retail companies.
Proven track record with progression of leadership positions in supply chain, logistics or transportation, specifically developing and managing successful carrier/vendor programs.
Experience in developing best practices as it relates to freight payment/audit function.
Experience in utilization and operation of TMS (Manhattan preferred, not required)
Proven track record and success driving transportation productivity and customer service.
Demonstrated experience and success developing and implementing high service/cost competitive carrier network.
Experience establishing key performance indicator metrics to benchmark/track performance.
Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!
You will enjoy a competitive wage, flexible hours, and an associate discount. Burlington’s benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage including life and disability insurance. Full time associates are also eligible for paid time off, paid holidays and a 401(k) plan.
We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of training and development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. Our teams work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
Pay Range: $125,000 /yr - $167,500 /yr
Posting Number 2023-195149
Location US-NJ-Edgewater Park
Address 4287 Route 130 S
Zip Code 08010
Workplace Type Hybrid
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Supply Chain