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VP Of International Transportation

Company: Search Solution Group
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

This role will have responsibility for developing and executing the strategy for Import Logistics. This includes oversight of the Traffic and Imports departments. This role will provide consulting to internal teams, continuously improve procedures and look for new opportunities to reduce costs. The VP will lead the group and partner with the leadership team to understand risks and develop risk mitigation strategies for Logistics and Trade.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direction for the company's Logistics and Trade function
Develop supply chain and logistics strategies to complement corporate objectives and to ensure fastest route to meet customer demand
Identify strategic improvement opportunities by benchmarking competitor's operations and strategies to bring savings to the bottom line
Negotiate all freight contracts globally
Review and follow up with our domestic coordinators on freight arrival and prompt delivery and receiving to client's DCs and 3PLs
Filing of all freight claims with our Insurance and Import carriers on losses, follow up and collection
Provide support for all third party moves from our domestic vendors to client's 3PLs and DCs and within our DC's 3PL's for all special freight quotes and moves
Review freight claims for all divisions with our Compliance department on routing shipping charge backs from client's DCs and 3PLs
Work closely with the Accounting Customer Collection department on any claims that they may have disputes with our customers and our shipping documents or carriers
Work closely with the Sourcing department with informational data, special project shipments, new Countries being looked at to source from and more
Travel as needed to client's DCs 3PLs and to our Customer's and or workshop and seminars to improve the logistics supply chain
Oversee export orders for all divisions and facilities, including international transfers and LC shipments and our own shipments to client's Retail PR stores
Develop and manage duty drawback process

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
10+ years global experience in freight movement and customs compliance
Bachelor's degree required, in a related field
Must be licensed US Customs Broker
Experience in RFP development and contract negotiations
Experience working with Bonded Warehouses
Experience implementing a Free Trade Zone is a plus
Proven track record of leadership
Proficient Excel/Google Sheets skills

Keywords: Search Solution Group, Miami , VP Of International Transportation, Professions , Miami, Florida

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