Logistics & Transportation Manager

The Company:

Lumens and YLighting comprise the YDesign Group family of online-led retail brands offering the best in modern and contemporary lighting, furniture, fans and home décor accessories to design-driven consumers and trade professionals.

Lumens.com, launched in 2004, is a leading online retail brand in lighting, modern furniture and home décor accessories. YLighting.com launched in 2001 and is the foremost modern lighting retailer in North America. Through both sites, our brands bring an unparalleled selection of modern design for retail consumers and trade professionals and have established YDesign Group as an ecommerce pioneer and leader in lighting and mid-market and luxury home goods.

Today, YDesign Group is a high-growth, innovative company at the forefront of good design. We’re looking for top talent with a shared vision around bringing the world’s best design products to discerning customers while seizing the opportunity to make a difference and impact the direction of the company. We are obsessed with our customers, play to win and believe in a great today and even better tomorrow. The future is bright at Lumens and YLighting.

Check us out here:
http://ydesigngroup.com/
http://www.ylighting.com/
http://lumens.com/

The Opportunity:
YDesign Group is looking for an experienced Logistics Manager with a strong track record in implementing inventory control, shipping + receiving, reverse logistics, and carrier + transportation management best practices. With a $6M+ in owned inventory, $8M+ in annual returns/reverse logistics, $8M+ in annual carrier spend, and a 25%+ projected growth rate through 2020, we’re looking for a high performing warehouse/logistics expert who can help us build the frameworks, processes, and practices to deliver consistent and predictable customer experiences that scale with our aggressive growth. If you have a passion for logistics and are interested in joining a winning team of industry leading e-tail professionals, please read on!

Responsibilities:
• Maintains strong inventory accuracy controls + warehouse performance
• Optimizes Receiving + Inventory Control process at both our East Coast 3PL and West Coast owned warehouse
• Monitors warehouse days to ship + on time performance for outbound shipping + inbound receiving
• Develops procedures and implements technology to ensure strong inventory controls, regular cycle counts, etc. for both 3PL and Reverse Logistics Warehouses
• Optimizes reverse logistics/open box processes
• Receiving + quality inspection of customer returns
• Bulk + individual RTV inventory control + management
• Open Box inventory management + order fulfillment
• Manages Carrier Decisioning + Compliance at all levels including
• Post-shipment profitability analysis for new vendors, in partnership with Merchandising and Vendor Management teams
• Monthly COGS reviews to identify + implement opportunities to reduce freight costs
• Carrier contract negotiation including pricing analysis and carrier sourcing
• Manages daily production processes to ensure consistent customer experience and financial performance
• Shipment scheduling + processing for YDG initiated shipments, including management of ocean + air shipments originating EXW Europe and their respective domestic LTL/Small Parcel handoffs
• Carrier OS&D claims filing + reimbursements with all Small Parcel, LTL Freight, White Glove, and Ocean LCL carriers
• Canadian import/export processing, including maintaining procedures for NRI imports into Canada

Qualifications:
• Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, or related discipline
• 4+ years of increasing responsibility in logistics/supply chain positions, including working directly with carriers and warehouse teams
• 2+ years of people/process management experience
• Proven record of being self-driven, fast learning, and resourceful
• Proven record of working effectively with cross-functional teams
• Command of Windows, MS Office, multiple web browsers
• Ability to quickly learn new computer systems/programs

Key Performance Metrics:
• Passion for providing a best in class customer experience
• Experience working within a drop-ship logistics as well as owned inventory
• Comfortable with a highly-digitized working environment
• Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Location: Sacramento, CA
Compensation: Competitive Base Salary
Benefits: access to health benefits + 401K + 3 weeks annual paid time off

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