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Traffic Manager

Furniture Values International/Aspen Home Phoenix ,AZ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $80,000 to $100,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Position Summary:

The Traffic Manager ensures all aspects of the Company’s traffic operations is running efficiently and profitably. This includes working with; Warehouse to co-ordinate inbound and outbound freight effectively; Accounting to ensure all claims and billing issues are properly handled; Customer Service & Sales to provide accurate and prompt feedback to all traffic related inquiries; as well as Compliance to all customs import regulations; other departments as needed. Additional responsibilities include ensuring a profitable traffic operation for the company; leading a team of staff.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Leads all aspects of the company’s traffic operations including but not limited to the following:

  • Ensure a profitable Traffic operation by choosing value carriers, negotiating the best possible cost from freight carriers and freight price to customers.
  • Ensure optimal delivery performance (On-time, optimal lead-time, low damages, etc...)
  • Establish a network of reliable, efficient freight vendors
  • Compliance with all traffic regulations (customs, documents etc)
  • Management of certain freight departmental staff
  • Special projects and analysis focused on delivery performance improvement, cost reduction, and process improvement.
  • Other task or duties as assigned by the Company

Skills & Experience:

·         Land Freight (carrier networks, negotiations, rates, lead-times etc)

·         Ocean Freight (SSL, NVOs, custom requirements, contracts, etc)

·         Drop ship freight delivery (B2C, direct-to-consumer)

·         Transportation management system (JDE), PC Miler, Microsoft Excel

·         Back-log management, Scheduling, Cubing and Routing

·         Project Management, Lean Manufacturing, Strategic and Tactical planning

·         Leadership, team management

·         Self-starter, works independently, multi-tasks, thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

·         Communication skills (both verbal and written)

·         8-10 years’ experience in Freight/Logistics/Traffic

Company Description
Furniture Values International has evolved over the past 30 years from a small family-owned home business to a full line furniture manufacturer and importing company. Specializing in thoughtfully designed and innovative products for the way people work, play and relax at home. Furniture Values International is recognized as a resource for fashionable and functional family furniture for both import and domestic product. Designed, assembled and finished with American pride using domestic and imported materials.

Our vision: Furniture Values International creates thoughtfully designed furniture for the purpose of improving the way people work, play and relax in their homes.

Our Promise: Our company culture is entrepreneurial in spirit, driven by a passion for excellence in all our products and services, with a desire to improve the quality of life for our many customers and all others that we serve.

Furniture Values International/Aspen Home

Furniture Values International has evolved over the past 30 years from a small family-owned home business to a full line furniture manufacturer and importing company. Specializing in thoughtfully designed and innovative products for the way people work, play and relax at home. Furniture Values International is recognized as a resource for fashionable and functional family furniture for both import and domestic product. Designed, assembled and finished with American pride using domestic and imported materials. Our vision: Furniture Values International creates thoughtfully designed furniture for the purpose of improving the way people work, play and relax in their homes. Our Promise: Our company culture is entrepreneurial in spirit, driven by a passion for excellence in all our products and services, with a desire to improve the quality of life for our many customers and all others that we serve.

Address

601 N. 75th Ave
Phoenix, AZ
USA

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