Global Transportation Manager
Fenix Outdoor
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Fenix Outdoor is an ambitious company that produces, markets and sells all products needed for nature and outdoor life. The enterprise comprises well-known outdoor brands (like Fjällräven) and runs a retail operation.

The Global Transportation Manager collects and manages data, quality and costs of all Fenix Outdoor’s transport activities.

About Fenix Outdoor

Fenix Outdoor International is a Sweden-based company engaged in the manufacture and marketing of outdoor products for nature and outdoor life.

Think of sleeping bags, backpacks, tents, compasses, outdoor clothing and binoculars. Although the company has Swedish origins, it has a highly international focus.

Fenix Outdoor is active in several worldwide markets (like the UK, US and Canada), but it has their primary focus remaining on northern European countries.

The company is divided into two principal divisions : Brands and Retail. The Brand division develops, manufactures, markets and sells gear for outdoor life and leisure.

It has its own brands : Fjällräven, Tierra, Primus and Hanwag. Retail comprises of outdoor, leisure and travel products and operates three retail chains : Globetrotter, Naturkompaniet AB and Partioaitta OY.

The company has branches, franchise stores and also e-shopping and mail-order operations.

Our global company has a strong family culture, with a lot of freedom and a real passion for what we do. Many people have worked here for over 15 years.

Marcel Gerrits, Global Supply Chain Director at Fenix Outdoor

Changing markets, rising oil prices and global challenges regarding sustainability increase the need for the company to gain transparency into global activities around transport.

This is why the Global Transportation Manager is added to the company.

Vacancy : Global Transportation Manager

The Global Transportation Manager manages the global transportation spend and quality of all Fenix Outdoor’s ocean, air and parcel logistics worldwide.

The specific initial mission of the Global Transportation Manager is to create transparency of global logistic activities.

Currently, responsibilities and costs are scattered throughout the organization. In the face of globalization, questions around sustainability and rising oil prices, a necessary first step to take is to create insight into all Fenix Outdoor’s transport activities and what the costs are.

Hence, the Global Transportation Manager will collate data into one data management system and reports insights. They will then build potential strategies around, for instance, savings and sustainability measurements.

This role will ensure that our business needs for logistics are met; measured in costs, sustainability, quality and service.

The first step for this role would be to create insight into our current widespread logistic activities and costs. Marcel Gerrits, Global Supply Chain Director at Fenix Outdoor

The Global Transportation Manager will work closely with cross-functional and global teams to deliver on savings, service improvements and process efficiencies in logistics.

Key responsibilities will be global transportation sourcing and ongoing supplier relationship management. Projects also include freight bill audits and payment.

Furthermore, the Global Transportation Manager will contribute as a key member to broader strategic logistic initiatives.

The role will report to the Global Supply Chain Director based in Almere. Because this is a position with a lot of senior exposure, there are ample opportunities for growth.

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