Job Overview

Job Description:
The Transportation & Logistics Manager owns everything related to transportation & logistics in our supply chain organization. This individual is responsible for managing all aspects of import and domestic transportation and logistics from factories to distribution. This critical role has a direct impact on growth, margin and profitability.

Manage all aspects of import and domestic transportation from factories to in-market distribution nodes (Amazon FBA, 3PL) and between nodes
Manage freight forwarder and carrier relationships; create and book shipments including ocean containers, air freight, and domestic trucking across all carriers
Ensure ocean, air, parcel, and trucking contracts are in place; lead periodic RFP processes to get the best possible rates and SLAs from carriers
Execute all daily tasks related to shipments, conduct general problem solving and troubleshoot issues with freight, deliveries, etc.
Measure logistics partner performance against KPIs
Document supply chain/ logistics processes, create an inbound routing guide
Advise the team regarding logistics issues including but not limited to exams, freight claims, missing/ incorrect documentation, overages & shortages, invoicing, customs


About Suma Brands

Suma Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind. We're a collection of diverse brands run by a team that greatly values diversity of thought and background. We bring together brands and products from around the world and grow them to their fullest potential by connecting them to innovative thinkers and experienced operators of varying backgrounds. Our commitment to diversity is reflected in providing equal employment opportunity and a work environment free of any discrimination. All employment decisions at Suma Brands are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, age, family or parental status, or any other status, whether that status is protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate or not. Suma Brands does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any characteristic. We proudly assess each other only on merit and the impact we have on the business we run.