Senior Manager, Transportation Excellence

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


  • The role is responsible for the intelligence analysis, digitalization and optimization for outbound transportation to support GCA transportation strategy.
  • The optimization covers areas mainly on transportation network, cost, service level, and customers/consumers experience with an aim to improve overall transportation KPIs (COTIF, Speed, Sustainability, VAS and cost) for wholesale/retail channels.
  • Lead initiatives in projects and deliver results based on a data-driven methodology.
  • Be customer centric and continuously drive sustainability as per company’s vision



Key Responsibilities:


  • Intelligence analysis to optimize the transportation network, with optimized cost, service and reliability
  • Manage master data and optimize transportation database.
  • Build up transportation metrics and track fulfilment performance
  • Setup predictive transportation management mechanism
  • Lead and execute transportation improvement projects identified and deliver results
  • Accelerate the progress by adopting new technologies (eg. website, platform, or workflow) as per identified optimization opportunities


Key Relationships:


  • Internal: DC Operations, Inbound, SCD, Order Book Fulfillment, Purchasing, IT, Finance, HR, own retail, e-Com, B2B, and other business teams
  • External: 3rd party Logistics Service Providers





Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Experience in transportation network design, planning and operation
  • Professional level of data analytics and intelligence analysis of logistics or transportation
  • Proven track record in logistics or transportation project and process management
  • Proficient in SQL, and Power BI or Tableau with a primary sense of tech and coding
  • Good communication with external and internal partners across multiple functions
  • English as a working language with solid presentation and storytelling skills
  • Self-motivated, open-minded and ability to work independently and under pressure with minimal supervision



Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • At least 5 years’ experience in supply chain or logistics intelligence analysis
  • Experience in Retail, FMCG or high-end consumer goods enterprises is a plus
  • PMP / Lean 6sigma is a plus


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Job Title:  Senior Manager, Transportation Excellence

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Supply Chain Management
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  471228
Date:  Sep 23, 2022