To continue our global expansion, we're looking for a Trucking Procurement Associate to work within our Supply Team and lead procurement in the South East, managing carrier onboarding, performance, and contract negotiations ensuring trucking service quality for Flexport’s clients.
Develop procurement strategy to ensure Flexport has high quality capacity to support our rapid growth
Manage carrier relationships, on-boarding, contract negotiations and compliance
Establish key performance indicators with carriers and ensure their adherence to achieve organizational OKRs
Drive carrier adoption of Flexport’s trucking technology
Manage and negotiate pricing with carriers that ensure competitive rates and enable Flexport to secure new businesses
Work closely with our carriers to ensure successful implementation of new businesses
You should have:
3-5 years of operational experience in the trucking or logistics industry
Experience in procurement and vendor management would be a plus
Experience in SQL and business intelligence software would be a plus
Track record of cross-functional collaboration and project management
Strategic thinking and ground floor execution — no job is too big or too small
Strong technical aptitude and strong desire for learning new technologies
Exceptional technical aptitude and strong desire for learning new technologies and solution architectures.
We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.