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Lead Transportation Solutions Consultant (Remote*)

Location: 6600 Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL, United States
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Requisition Number: 85538

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Overview

The Lead Transportation Solutions Consultant will be responsible for developing and implementing transportation solutions that optimize efficiency, improve service levels, and drive cost savings for our clients. This role will require expertise in 3PL transportation management, logistics, and supply chain to deliver tailored solutions that meet our clients' unique requirements. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in transportation engineering, data analysis, and supply chain optimization within the 3PL industry.

 

*Remote: While this position does not currently require relocation, candidates within a radius of our physical HQ location in Boca Raton, FL will be required to work in the office a minimum of two days a week.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Transportation Solutions Development:
    • Analyze client needs and requirements to develop innovative and efficient solutions.
    • Collaborate with clients to understand their supply chain challenges and identify opportunities for optimization and improvement.
    • Utilize data analysis and modeling techniques to design transportation networks that drive cost savings and improve service levels.
    • Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in transportation solutions and engineering.
  • Network Optimization:
    • Conduct network optimization studies to identify opportunities for consolidation, mode optimization, and warehouse location selection.
    • Design transportation routes, infrastructure, and modal selection strategies to maximize efficiency and minimize costs.
    • Utilize transportation modeling software and tools to simulate and evaluate transportation scenarios and recommend improvements.
    • Implement network optimization strategies to improve transportation performance and reduce carbon footprint.
  • Engineering Process Improvement:
    • Lead the development and implementation of engineering processes and methodologies to drive efficiency and standardization.
    • Utilize lean and six sigma principles to identify waste, optimize workflows, and streamline transportation processes.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and automation.
    • Establish and maintain engineering performance metrics, track progress, and report on key transportation engineering KPIs.
  • Client Relationship Management:
    • Collaborate with clients to understand their unique transportation requirements and develop tailored solutions.
    • Conduct regular meetings and periodic business reviews to assess transportation performance, address concerns, and identify improvement opportunities.
    • Act as a trusted advisor to clients, providing strategic guidance on transportation solutions and engineering processes.
    • Identify upsell and cross-sell opportunities with existing clients by identifying additional value-added services.
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation:
    • Proactively identify areas for improvement and propose strategies to enhance transportation operations and engineering processes.
    • Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the team and across the organization.
    • Stay informed about advancements in transportation technologies, automation, and industry best practices.
    • Pilot and evaluate new transportation tools, systems, and technologies to drive innovation.

 

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in related field: Motor carrier and intermodal operations, 3rd party carrier management, contract negotiations, financial management and forecasting, data warehousing and analysis
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to use computers and technology for information, and to access information necessary to complete the job.
  • Strong Oral presentation/Public speaking skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills to deal with diverse contacts.
  • Ability to travel
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced Communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Experienced Project management skills
  • Computer and software skills
  • Ability to analyze data/information and make recommendations
  • Knowledge of dedicated fleets and carrier rates
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to analyze data and make recommendations and provide alternatives
  • Well-spoken and possessing exemplary writing skills
  • Previous Transportation/Logistics experience
  • Quality Decision making ability
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to lead and enroll others in change.
  • Excellent communications skills to develop strong relationships with internal customers, external customers, and vendors.
  • Advanced analytical ability.
  • Possess a solid understanding of Logistics management.   
  • Knowledge of Private Fleet operations
  • Knowledge of Transportation 3rd Party operations
  • Positive and Engaging
  • Action Oriented
  • Integrity, Accountability & Trust
  • Demonstrate passion for the brand, products, services and solutions offered to our customers
  • Must possess a desire to continually develop skills and product knowledge
  • Leadership acumen

 

 

About The ODP Corporation: The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP) is a leading provider of products and services through an integrated business-to-business (B2B) distribution platform and omnichannel presence, which includes world-class supply chain and distribution operations, dedicated sales professionals, a B2B digital procurement solution, online presence, and a network of Office Depot and OfficeMax retail stores. Through its operating companies Office Depot, LLC; ODP Business Solutions, LLC; Veyer, LLC; and Varis, LLC, The ODP Corporation empowers every business, professional, and consumer to achieve more every day. 

 

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified. Other duties may be assigned.  

 

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule: The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button. 

 

How to Apply: Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button. 

 

Application Deadline: The job posting will remain open for a minimum of 3 days and will expire once the position has been filled. 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.   

At The ODP Corporation, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Medical Insurance/Prescription Drugs
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flu shots

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays (as applicable by business unit)
  • Paid Time Off (Full-Time Associates are eligible to receive up to 128 hours on a prorated basis in their first year of employment)

Financial:

  • 401(k) and Roth Savings Plans
  • Savings Plan Employer Match
  • Commuter Benefits
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Employer Match
  • Discount Center
  • Employee & Dependent Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Short & Long-Term Disability

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

At The ODP Corporation, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

Physical:

  • Flu Shots

Work-Life:

  • Part-Time Associates are eligible to receive up to 24 hours of paid time off on a prorated basis after their first year of employment

Financial:

  • 401 (k) and Roth Savings Plans
  • Savings Plan Employer Match
  • Discount Center
  • Overview

    Overview

    The Lead Transportation Solutions Consultant will be responsible for developing and implementing transportation solutions that optimize efficiency, improve service levels, and drive cost savings for our clients. This role will require expertise in 3PL transportation management, logistics, and supply chain to deliver tailored solutions that meet our clients' unique requirements. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in transportation engineering, data analysis, and supply chain optimization within the 3PL industry.

     

    *Remote: While this position does not currently require relocation, candidates within a radius of our physical HQ location in Boca Raton, FL will be required to work in the office a minimum of two days a week.

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Transportation Solutions Development:
      • Analyze client needs and requirements to develop innovative and efficient solutions.
      • Collaborate with clients to understand their supply chain challenges and identify opportunities for optimization and improvement.
      • Utilize data analysis and modeling techniques to design transportation networks that drive cost savings and improve service levels.
      • Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in transportation solutions and engineering.
    • Network Optimization:
      • Conduct network optimization studies to identify opportunities for consolidation, mode optimization, and warehouse location selection.
      • Design transportation routes, infrastructure, and modal selection strategies to maximize efficiency and minimize costs.
      • Utilize transportation modeling software and tools to simulate and evaluate transportation scenarios and recommend improvements.
      • Implement network optimization strategies to improve transportation performance and reduce carbon footprint.
    • Engineering Process Improvement:
      • Lead the development and implementation of engineering processes and methodologies to drive efficiency and standardization.
      • Utilize lean and six sigma principles to identify waste, optimize workflows, and streamline transportation processes.
      • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and automation.
      • Establish and maintain engineering performance metrics, track progress, and report on key transportation engineering KPIs.
    • Client Relationship Management:
      • Collaborate with clients to understand their unique transportation requirements and develop tailored solutions.
      • Conduct regular meetings and periodic business reviews to assess transportation performance, address concerns, and identify improvement opportunities.
      • Act as a trusted advisor to clients, providing strategic guidance on transportation solutions and engineering processes.
      • Identify upsell and cross-sell opportunities with existing clients by identifying additional value-added services.
    • Continuous Improvement & Innovation:
      • Proactively identify areas for improvement and propose strategies to enhance transportation operations and engineering processes.
      • Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the team and across the organization.
      • Stay informed about advancements in transportation technologies, automation, and industry best practices.
      • Pilot and evaluate new transportation tools, systems, and technologies to drive innovation.

     

     

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
    • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in related field: Motor carrier and intermodal operations, 3rd party carrier management, contract negotiations, financial management and forecasting, data warehousing and analysis
    • Basic computer skills and the ability to use computers and technology for information, and to access information necessary to complete the job.
    • Strong Oral presentation/Public speaking skills
    • Excellent negotiating skills to deal with diverse contacts.
    • Ability to travel
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Advanced Communication skills (both oral and written)
    • Strong Analytical Skills
    • Experienced Project management skills
    • Computer and software skills
    • Ability to analyze data/information and make recommendations
    • Knowledge of dedicated fleets and carrier rates
    • Detail oriented
    • Able to analyze data and make recommendations and provide alternatives
    • Well-spoken and possessing exemplary writing skills
    • Previous Transportation/Logistics experience
    • Quality Decision making ability
    • Communication skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Ability to lead and enroll others in change.
    • Excellent communications skills to develop strong relationships with internal customers, external customers, and vendors.
    • Advanced analytical ability.
    • Possess a solid understanding of Logistics management.   
    • Knowledge of Private Fleet operations
    • Knowledge of Transportation 3rd Party operations
    • Positive and Engaging
    • Action Oriented
    • Integrity, Accountability & Trust
    • Demonstrate passion for the brand, products, services and solutions offered to our customers
    • Must possess a desire to continually develop skills and product knowledge
    • Leadership acumen

     

     

    About The ODP Corporation: The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP) is a leading provider of products and services through an integrated business-to-business (B2B) distribution platform and omnichannel presence, which includes world-class supply chain and distribution operations, dedicated sales professionals, a B2B digital procurement solution, online presence, and a network of Office Depot and OfficeMax retail stores. Through its operating companies Office Depot, LLC; ODP Business Solutions, LLC; Veyer, LLC; and Varis, LLC, The ODP Corporation empowers every business, professional, and consumer to achieve more every day. 

     

    Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified. Other duties may be assigned.  

     

    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule: The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button. 

     

    How to Apply: Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button. 

     

    Application Deadline: The job posting will remain open for a minimum of 3 days and will expire once the position has been filled. 

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity: The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. 

     

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.   

  • Benefits Full-Time

    At The ODP Corporation, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Medical Insurance/Prescription Drugs
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Flu shots

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays (as applicable by business unit)
    • Paid Time Off (Full-Time Associates are eligible to receive up to 128 hours on a prorated basis in their first year of employment)

    Financial:

    • 401(k) and Roth Savings Plans
    • Savings Plan Employer Match
    • Commuter Benefits
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Employer Match
    • Discount Center
    • Employee & Dependent Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
    • Short & Long-Term Disability

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At The ODP Corporation, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

    Physical:

    • Flu Shots

    Work-Life:

    • Part-Time Associates are eligible to receive up to 24 hours of paid time off on a prorated basis after their first year of employment

    Financial:

    • 401 (k) and Roth Savings Plans
    • Savings Plan Employer Match
    • Discount Center
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