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ID:  536453

Norfolk Va, US

Manager, Motor Carrier Sourcing

Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 155,000 people worldwide, including 4,000 in Marseilles where its head office is located.




Role will enhance the value obtained from the Logistics supply base by assisting the Director of Truck Procurement with executing the strategic direction of the Drayage actives in the USA and/or Canada. This individual will work closely with stakeholders to align the business objectives to deliver value and cost savings. They are also expected to collaborate with their fellow staff members to optimize overall procurement performance across the business network. 


Role will investigate new developments relative to the Logistics of Intermodal freight and make recommendations designed to reduce costs and improve quality, efficiency, and service. They will also be responsible for negotiating commercial terms and ownership of the procurement agreements with suppliers.




  • Execute and manage successful truck procurement strategies.  Strategy execution involves carrier/vendor selection, sourcing tool selection, implementation, risk assessment, successful utilization of a cost effective solution, and creation of efficient carrier network.  Creative solution development.
  • Collaborate with Internal stakeholders; Intermodal, Equipment, Trade, and Sales/Commercial teams to understand client requirements to meet and exceed clients expectations as they relate to price and service. Provide cost effective truck solutions.
  • Continue to develop KPI’s that measure strategic objectives focusing on cost effective savings initiatives. Refine reporting process to capture key metrics that drive business decisions for Executive management review.
  • Initiate and direct management of RFQ’s and related project plans as required.  Initiate and direct related project plans as they relate to the strategic plan, tactical needs, and commercial requirements.  Develop new methods for cost reduction initiatives by creative planning/operating practice evaluations.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with external suppliers focusing on key strategic initiatives including sustainable solutions.  
  • Provide support to the Director, Truck Procurement in all needed tasks including but not limited to data analysis, presentation, reporting, strategic planning, contract negotiation, process improvement, sourcing technology, system updates and business development. Develop and maintain SOPs for the area of responsibility and ensure compliance with companywide requirements.




  • Expertise of the North America road transportation network
  • Knowledge of road transportation operations
  • Understanding of procurement processes and procedures
  • Transportation related connections and relationships
  • Advanced computer skills, Outlook, Excel, Word, Access and Power Point
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to analyze cost data to reach best cost solution.
  • Result driven negotiation skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain commercial relationships with suppliers




  • Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 4+ years of industry and 6+ general experience required.


Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure! CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.



















Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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