Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Director, Domestic Transportation

Thrasio

Thrasio

Walpole, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
We are Thrasio - Builders Welcome!
At Thrasio, we’re reimagining how to make the world’s most-loved products accessible to everyone. We work with successful sellers, using a deep understanding of rankings, ratings, and reviews – plus supply chain and marketing smarts – to transform the art and science of commerce. We estimate that 1 in 6 households has purchased a Thrasio product! And our goal is for all of those households to be truly delighted by their purchase.
What Makes Us Unique
At Thrasio, we’re in building mode: block by block we’re working together to construct a great company. What does that look like? Everyone is a leader - we lean into opportunities, not titles. We expect everyone to behave and act like a leader. Our Leadership Principles inform the ways we work together to ensure the brands, products and services we offer truly delight our customers. Everyone is a builder - whether it’s gaining marketable new skills through project sprints outside of your own function, or standing up more efficient ways of work - we’re doing it from the ground up. Everyone belongs- a sense of belonging brings us all together. We operate as One Team.
The Role
The Domestic Transportation Director will be responsible for leading all aspects of domestic transportation operations to ensure seamless, efficient, and cost-effective movement of goods across our network. This role involves strategic planning, execution, and continuous improvement of our transportation systems, ensuring alignment with our broader supply chain and business objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute a comprehensive domestic transportation strategy that aligns with the company's growth and operational goals.
  • Carrier Management: Negotiate contracts and manage relationships with third-party carriers and logistics service providers. Ensure service levels meet or exceed expectations.
  • Cost Management:Monitor and optimize transportation costs, including freight, fuel, and related expenses. Implement cost-saving initiatives without compromising on service quality.
  • Compliance and Safety: Ensure all transportation activities comply with federal, state, and local regulations. Promote a culture of safety within the transportation team.
  • Technology Implementation: Leverage advanced transportation management systems (TMS) and analytics tools to improve routing, tracking, and overall logistics performance.
  • Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and develop a team of transportation professionals. Foster a collaborative environment that encourages innovation and operational excellence.
  • Performance Metrics: Define and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess efficiency and effectiveness of transportation operations.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, such as warehousing, inventory management, and customer service, to ensure a cohesive supply chain strategy.

What You Bring to the Party:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in transportation or logistics management, with at least 5 years in a leadership role overseeing domestic transportation.
  • Proven experience in negotiating contracts and managing relationships with carriers and third-party logistics providers.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory standards affecting transportation in the United States.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in transportation management systems (TMS) and related IT tools.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Strategic thinker with strong operational acumen.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Adaptable and capable of working in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
  • Strong commitment to team-building and fostering a positive working environment.
Our Commitments:
Thrasio values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other category protected by applicable law. We strive to create an environment where everyone can thrive. We encourage applicants who meet the minimum criteria to apply, as we believe in the power of diverse perspectives and challenging assumptions.
We believe that all employees should be paid fairly and equitably. As of the time of this posting, the expected base annual salary range for this position is $160,000 - $170,000. (For non-exempt roles, this reflects the expected base annual “salary” as calculated by the base hourly wage multiplied by the expected number of hours worked over a one year period, excluding any overtime and premiums.) The actual base annual salary will be based on a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, and experience, as well as business needs and limitations. As a result, compensation may vary within and across similar roles and positions. Please note that the base annual salary range information set forth above is a good faith estimate for this position and actual compensation for any individual may fall outside this range if warranted by the circumstances applicable to that individual. If we identify a role that would be suitable for a broader range of skills and experience such that we would consider hiring at multiple levels then the range listed above may reflect that breadth. If offered a position, the actual base annual salary will be contained in your offer letter.
In addition to the base annual salary listed above, this position is eligible for short-term [and long-term] incentive compensation, as well as benefits, which are subject to the applicable plans, policies and definitive documentation regarding such compensation and benefits.
Diversity:
At Thrasio, we are committed to building a great company - a place I want to work at, a place I can build, a place I can belong. Our goal is to build a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment that fuels success and growth in the workplace and beyond. We are also committed to recruiting and hiring a diverse team at all levels through fair and unbiased recruitment and hiring practices. Providing diversity-related demographic information during the application process helps us measure our progress towards these goals.