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Senior Manager of Transportation


Company Summary: 

At Arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our customers. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement (Hustle). We achieve our goals by means of experience, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun! Come and join our team today!         


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the management of Arvato’s North American logistics (Transportation, Freight Management, etc.) processes supporting multiple customers and Arvato warehouses. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: carrier management, support of business development incl. pricing, development and management of the logistics routings, retail compliance, system configuration management, metrics to fulfill internal and external customer expectations.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all transportation activities within North America
  • Lead the Transportation operations of the organization, including freight management, logistics, and retailer compliance
  • Support Global freight initiatives
  • Establish or monitor specific transportation-based performance measurements
  • Provide leadership and solution design support to other business functions in the development of client solutions and transportation pricing requests
  • Drive the development and cultivation of positive business relationships with the company’s logistics customers and vendors
  • Direct pricing and performance reviews in order to identify service and revenue improvement opportunities and to manage costs
  • Manage all aspects of carrier usage, including onboarding, replacing, and process improvement
  • Conduct pricing negotiations with carriers via RFP, ad hoc
  • Support implementation of customer requirements
  • Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, volumes and carriers.
  • Analyze customer data and establish pricing for freight services
  • Manage a team of approx. 10 people at various locations via direct and indirect reporting lines
  • Systemic routing, carrier integration, carrier assignment and retail routing guide compliance.
  • Escalation point for day to day activities and troubleshooting
  • Support the development and maintenance of standard operation procedure for logistics process nationwide


Job Requirements:


  • Exceptional knowledge of freight management processes
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-directed and goal orientated
  • Ability to present and explain solutions
  • Team orientated
  • Knowledge of SAP Warehouse and TMS solutions
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with retailer routing guides
  • Ability to travel up to 30%
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • 10 years’ experience with multi location operational and planning skills
  • Degree in management or logistics fields preferred


Physical Demands & Work Environment: 


  • Hybrid work environment (50% office and 50% remote)


Standard General Security Roles and Responsibilities          


  • Understand and adhere to policies, guidelines and procedures pertaining to the protection of Information Assets, integrity of customer transactions, proper and ethical utilization of access privileges and resources provided to perform the role. Fully comply with all provisions of the Company Code of Conduct, Use of Company Computer and Use of Communications Systems, and Telephone/Mobile Device Use Policy.
  • Protect company assets, systems, proprietary and confidential information in accordance with arvato Confidentiality policy and Corporate Information Security Policies and Procedures. \
  • Proactively report actual or suspected vulnerabilities, security incidents and breaches in the confidentiality, integrity or availability of Information assets as per the Company’s Incident Reporting Process.
  • Process personal data, client data and employer business specific data in accordance of Personal Data Protection Act, in compliance with the CCA and in accordance with employer´s Work Procedure Rules, IT and Data Protection and other guidelines provided by employer;

About our company:
Arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

Arvato is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Arvato Digital Services LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Wisconsin 

City: Pleasant Prairie 

Postal Code: 53158 

Job ID: 194281

Date:  Jul 1, 2022

Pleasant Prairie, WI, US, 53158

Nearest Major Market: Kenosha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Transportation, Information Security, Operations, Engineering, Technology

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