Transportation and Logistics Country Lead
Cargill
Taguig, Manila, Philippines
17d ago

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.

We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Principal Accountabilities

  • Deeply understand Philippines domestic & international market and Cargill Business / local requirements to identify opportunities for Cargill business;
  • partner with other Regional CTL Leads to identify inter-modal / other opportunities; position Cargill to capture market opportunities

  • Lead the development and deployment of Cargill’s CTL vision and strategy including capturing value and performance metrics and managing the regional spend for modes;
  • identify and pursue new business opportunities and models for growth; deliver savings and revenue; ensure regulatory internal / external compliance

  • Lead CTL Operations Team, including, freight audit payment, shipment execution, claims and carrier customer service; build / deepen culture of high performance and engagement;
  • manage the CTL team budget

  • Support the CTL regional strategy with respect to carrier management (e.g. carrier selection, contract negotiations, relationship management).
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to facilitate and monitor utilization of strategic supplier contracts and actively participate in the carrier negotiation process.

    Support carrier contracting efforts via eSourcing tool : RFI’s, RFP’s and scenario development. Apply industry knowledge to perform bid analysis, post-

    negotiation awards and oversee carrier onboarding process. Prepare data for rate loading and conduct analysis to support the match-

    pay freight payment process. Support the sales organization by providing customer freight delivery economics. Acts as the focal point for all sales rate requests and deeply understand shipping requirements for stakeholders.

  • Conduct T&L spend analysis. Review and monitor supplier performance scorecards. Create and maintain metrics reporting and value capture / measurement tracking tools.
  • Apply broad industry knowledge to market analysis and freight studies specific to the assigned Business(es) and carrier partners.

    Monitor and ensure the assigned Businesses are meeting contractual agreements as it relates to volume and revenue requirements.

    Responsible for freight payable reconciliation and exceptions.

  • Develop deep knowledge of client’s customer delivery requirements, plant operational requirements and translate these to aide in sourcing events as well as carrier management.
  • Resolve local carrier / operational issues with operations / client that impact our sourcing contracts. Maintain strong business relations with BU and carrier partners to streamline freight sourcing and carrier utilization.

  • Perform miscellaneous projects and job related duties as assigned and / or required.
  • Qualifications

  • BA / BS preferably in business, transportation, supply chain or equivalent business experience
  • Demonstrated client / customer focus role and strong relationship builder
  • 10+ years working in Transportation, Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain, Commercial Management and / or Trading, with 3-
  • 5 years in the truck mode

  • Experience with container / truck / inter-modal transport - building vendor relationships and understanding the market
  • Commercial truck / container line and / or brokerage
  • Lead a business with P&L responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in ambiguous situations
  • Building and leading diverse cross-functional teams; motivating teams to high performance and results (particularly amidst ambiguity and significant change)
  • Partnering with senior leaders and businesses to understand strategies / requirements and translating them into priority actions
  • Customer and vendor relationship management and negotiation
  • Leading the development and execution of a strategy in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders and interests
  • Strong change leadership experience and skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office with expertise in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, an additional Asian language is advantageous
  • Highly collaborative - ability to excel in a team environment
  • Self-starter highly motivated with demonstrated initiative
  • Excellent time management, prioritization and organization skills
  • Proven experience on how to get things done within a matrix organization
  • Understand market (geographically dispersed with local business drivers) and translate into short- and long-term business opportunities; financial acumen
  • Change agent / leadership : ability to support and drive acceptance of change; remain flexible in a dynamic environment with sometimes opposing demands
  • Project designing and management
  • Strategic analysis : identify and effectively use a variety of information sources to identify trends and establish long-term goals
  • Financial acumen, strong analytical skills; experience with scorecards / metrics
  • Relationship building and ability to build trust and influence senior stakeholders
  • Strong negotiation and communication capabilities
  • Success at building and managing vendor relationships
  • Team building and people management; cultural awareness and competence
  • Transportation / Logistics and Forwarding

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