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Carrier Sourcing Manager

Ashley Distribution Services, LTD
Charlotte, NC, United States

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  Are you a strong negotiator with a keen attention to detail? Does working with a global supply chain that blends and optimizes both domestic and foreign production efforts get you excited? Do you want to take that excitement and knowledge and work for a World-Class organization?

Then apply today to our Supply Chain Team at Ashley Furniture – the World’s Largest Furniture Manufacturer!

Ashley Furniture has one of the most sophisticated, efficient and dynamic logistics systems in the world that directs every variable that goes into making and moving product.

Carrier Sourcing Manager

What Will You Do?

You will be responsible for selecting and certifying suppliers that will provide the most cost-effective transportation value to the Company as a whole. This position will develop a long-term partnership with carriers of various transportation modes to ensure the Company’s needs are met. The Procurement Transportation Manager will analyze transportation needs of purchased goods, develop criteria for the sourcing and selection of carriers, select carriers and negotiate cost and service programs. This position is responsible for coordinating transportation for the suppliers of raw materials, purchased components and other materials as needed.

What Do You Need?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field, Required
  • 3 years of experience in transportation purchasing with a strong background in negotiation
  • Knowledge of transportation and distribution systems and carrier supply base by region
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient computer skills with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Perform well in a fast-paced work environment

Who Are We?

  • We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.
  • We are a multi-billion dollar company and the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world, and offer one of the industry’s broadest product assortments at over 20,000 storefronts in 123 countries.
  • Growth-Focused is one of our core values, and we are dedicated to helping you grow with us through training, mentoring, and coaching as well as investing in the latest design tools, production equipment and new technologies.
  • Environmental efforts are a priority as we continually seek to recycle, reuse and replenish every day.
  • Millions of dollars are contributed annually to local and national charities as we seek to improve the lives of people around the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.




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