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Senior Logistics Specialist
Victoria’s Secret & Co.
Colombo

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Description

  • Support shipment coordination with Consolidators/ Carries and vendors for Ocean transport planning.
  • Support shipment coordination with Forwarders and vendors for Air transport planning.
  • Support order coordination with CFT Teams (leaders and peers) and manage exceptional shipment approvals.
  • Allocation of orders to respective Air & Ocean forwarders/ carriers and monitor capacity & equipment requirements.
  • Support forecasting and projections of volume data to Air & Ocean forwarders and monitor changes.
  • Monitoring and managing special shipments/ routes as identified by CFT and broader logistics teams.
  • Providing origin market updates/ communicate potential origin issues to US & Regional logistics and CFT teams with recommendations for alternate solutions.
  • Analyze shipping market changes and propose new opportunities to US & Regional logistics leadership.
  • Conduct Vendor onboarding for new vendors on SOP/ educate vendors on special projects/ programs.
  • Onboard new Forwarders on origin functions, SOP/ educate forwarders on special projects/ programs.
  • Periodic review of vendor KPI results/ improvements & monitor container utilization/ charge back on factory loads.
  • Monitor Ocean carriers/ Air forwarders’ transit performance and drive improvements.
  • Prepare required monthly and weekly reports to US & Regional logistics teams.
  • Support RM transportation transit/ cost optimization and other ad hoc regional supply chain development projects.
  • Establish a robust network of local logistics service providers.
  • As required, transfer knowledge to and training peers or subordinates on origin logistics functions.
     

VS&Co provides a range of compensation for this role as shown. Your actual salary will be determined by a number of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic region, or other relevant factors.

Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent qualifications with 5-6 years’ experience in the logistics field (Preferably with experience handling Exports to US, Europe and China).
  • Good working knowledge in MS Office 365 & SAP. Hands-on knowledge in Oracle TMS is an advantage.
  • Must be prepared to travel and work in other regions.
  • Proven track record in handling and coordinating ocean cum air export shipments/ logistics.
  • Superior problem-solving skills and result oriented.
  • Effective communication skills, in spoken and written English.
  • Fluency in speaking the local language in the regions entrusted is an advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines without day-to-day directions.
  • Proven time management skills, detail-oriented and thorough.
  • Familiar with Indian Sub-Continent/ Western working cultures and business practices.
  • Capability to collaborate effectively with other functions to resolve problems and develop solutions timely.
  • Ability to handle projects individually.
  • Organized and focused on planning and preparation, yet willing to take calculated chances where necessary.

 

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