Procurement Manager – Transportation Services

Flagship Management
January 8, 2021
Miami, United States of America
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Procurement Manager – Transportation Services

Miami, FL

The Procurement Manager will work to optimize the company's relationships with transportation service providers.


  • Evaluate and define the network configuration required to service operations
  • Review ocean carrier services to identify areas to gain efficiencies
  • Negotiate rate structure and service levels with vendors including third-party lines
  • Develop the system and parameters to evaluate carrier network
  • Resolve operational and billing issues with vendors
  • Work inter-departmentally to manage carrier selection, rates, and performance
  • Subject matter expert on contracts and applicable tariffs
  • Establish and develop vendor relationships
  • Maintain vendor directory for internal use
  • Manage and monitor contract compliance and performance

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Transportation or Business.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience within the shipping industry
  • Excellent understanding of the global shipping industry and intermodal transportation
  • Excellent knowledge of ocean carrier operations and contracting requirements
  • Knowledge of marine terminal contracts, connecting carrier agreements, and related services
  • Strategic negotiation style to leverage the company’s strengths and vendors' capabilities
  • Strong financial management and budget control experience
  • Ability to make business decisions to achieve lowest cost and reliable service
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is a plus
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