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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Regional Director, Transportation in Stockton, California

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As the Regional Director of Transportation you will develop and implement critical strategies focused on aiding our aggressive growth on the West Coast, optimizing P&L performance, operational capability, and growth for inbound transportation. This includes developing strategies for a Pacific NW startup location where you will maximize carrier utilization and provide optimal service at the lowest cost. You will continually assess talent/skills required and create development and mentorship opportunities for self and team, while fostering relationships with a variety of diverse stakeholder groups.

Job Description

Description

  • Ownership of P&L including budget creation. Develop strategy to maximize P&L performance to include targeted growth, increased revenue, and decreased expenses. Drive team accountability against budget performance and execution of projects to deliver results.

  • Assess if the team has the right structure and personnel to support department and company initiatives. Develop and communicate clear expectations for team members. Challenge team to continually improve and take on new tasks to broaden their experience and abilities. Create an environment that promotes capability building and leadership development.

  • Negotiate with carriers to understand the best possible solution for adaptability, quality of service, and cost. Own process of securing carrier capacity for one way moves and demand volatility needs. Continually assess the market for solutions as part of current needs and contingency planning.

  • Partner with carriers and utilize the fleet to help meet operational and strategic requirements of the organization. Scorecard carriers to help understand which carriers are the best fit for our organization and recommend any necessary next steps to maintain or improve overall performance.

  • Lead team in meeting company service expectations for managed Transportation, and sponsor process for keeping internal partners updated on service related information

  • Provide leadership and direction to further develop the transportation organization through strategic annual goal setting and planning. Provide leadership for the organization on matters relating to transportation, for internal, external, and customer facing engagements.

  • Travel Required:Yes

Years Of Experience

  • 10-15 : Transportation or related leadership experience in a large, fast-paced, and complex organization

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - Business Administration/Management

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Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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