Role Details - KeyResponsibilities and Accountabilities :
Helpdefine, maintain and implement the Supply Chain (Import / Exportoperations procedures.
SOP application byensuring the respect product carton marking Supply Chain Guidelinesby easing EAN 14 case barcode compatible with future sorter in DC(training to Merchandise & to suppliers).
Ensure the correct application of scope of applicationsby logistics service providers
Deploysolutions to lower our distribution costs with suppliers(backhauling with supplier, full pallet receiving with EAN 128labels, cross-docking with sorters)
Implementthe developed logistics plan and ensure its consistency with theinternational plan
Ensure that contracts withlogistics providers are in line with current business practices,propose modifications to improve the quality of services
Ensure all store orders are well executed by DC and aredelivered on time to stores at the lowest cost
Implement the Strategic flow set-up per type ofcommodity / origin.
Guide the Merchandise teamto reach 100% container optimization for each new importitems / supplier in weight / volumes (palletization type, removingempty pallets, goods stacking method)
Be awarrant of the logistics Data accuracy for each item (unit, carton,pallet) on the systems.
Support theimplementation of the new copacking facility in our DC to bundlecommodities as per customer demands following procurement of rawmaterials
Ensure proper reporting and documentations forall import / export operations procedures
Ensure that KPI's provided by logistics serviceproviders meet the targets defined
Guaranteethe information provided to finance is accurate and given ontime
Ensure that the export logistics servicesproviders upload accurate information and documents in the ExportTransport System
Ensure that goods areexported on time at the expected dates with the right quantities,good quality and in the most efficient way to meet countryrequests
Participate in the supplier sourcing by ensuringsuppliers are well aware of import guidelines and rules to respectand implement actions to achieve the lowest distribution cost tothe company.
Propose solutions to merchandise team toimport and export products
Follow-up of theclearance process to ensure the release of the goods in the fastestmanner
Ensure the implementation of localregulations in import and export activities and anticipate theirevolution
Share the database of exportablerange ingredients and specifications list for new and updateditems
Maintain the list of countriesdocumentation requirements and ensure the documentation used iscompliant to destination country regulations
Provide accurate information to Merchandise Manager inthe country and destination countries
Maintainthe ordering to delivery calendar updates for all promotionalevents
Propose measures to reduce insurancerisks for the company
Control that storeclaims are treated and answered to the stores
Develop and maintain a database to record differentbarcodes for relevant stakeholders
Oversee thestandardization process of barcodes and other databasemetrics
Calculate the landed costs, ensuring they are consistentwith the actual costs and convey this information to themerchandise team and propose solutions to reduce landed costs withsame quality of services.
Control the importand logistics waste and propose actions to reduce it
Calculate the Total Logistics Cost from supplier toreceiving per BU to validate the best flow (Direct, DC)
Benchmark logistics and freight forwarders and proposealternative
Assist with the implementation of the performancemanagement process by setting objectives, monitoring performance,and provide constructive feedback and provide inputs to seniormanagement
Provide mentorship for the purposeof developing a continuous talent pipeline for key roles
Provide inputs on training needs and coordinate with theHC department to ensure facilitation of trainingrequirements
Develop and implement on thejob-training for the team
Provide inputs forthe development of annual manpower plan
Ensurethe implementation of MAF Retail's corporate policies andrelevant procedures