Posted on: April 18, 2019 | Job#: 275856

Seasonal Transportation Specialist

Seasonal | Erlanger, KY, US

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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

This role in the Global Transportation Operation Center, based in Erlanger, KY, will execute the inbound and outbound logistics tracking of domestic and international shipments. The Transportation Specialist is responsible to ensure the successful movement and processing of Gap Inc. inbound and outbound products from origin (domestic I.T.O.s) to our DC destinations and to final third part providers across the US. This position interacts with individuals both independently and in conjunction with other internal and external stakeholders. Performs key functions that directly impact our DCs and Stores to have the right product at the right time to sell to the end customer. The work performed by this Transportation Specialist role ensures the successful movement and processing of Gap Inc. product through US to our DCs and third-party providers; in support of both our Retail and Ecommerce business.

Days are (Monday-Friday, hours are flexible)

What you'll do

  • The Transportation Specialist is responsible for the track & trace of Inbound and outbound ground freight shipments from multiple domestic origins to multiple domestic locations and Gap Inc. distribution centers across the US
  • Partnership with Domestic Truckload & Rail Carriers, ITO and DC locations to ensure timely pick up & deliveries
  • Share with Ops Leaders the accountability for On-Time performance to meet or exceed capacity and service requirements
  • Communicate opportunities and take actions to maintain/improve service and minimize costs in support of departmental budgets

Who you are

  • Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Strong Problem-Solving, Organizational, Planning, Conflict Resolution, Analytical skills, Decision Making
  • Computer Skills with Microsoft Excel, and Word applications required
  • Professional Phone Presence
  • Ability to work under pressure with high sense of urgency and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to drive for results
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong Attention to Detail and Follow-up
  • Ability to make decisions independently and work with minimal supervision
  • Transportation or carrier management experience preferred
  • 2 years’ professional experience in Logistics preferred
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent logistics experience required
  • Flexible to work non-traditional hours (shift, weekend, and holidays) to support project needs
  • Flexible to adjust hours/schedule on short-notice (same day/weekend) to support unplanned issue resolution

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta
  • Telehealth: Live on-demand video visits with a physician 24/7
  • Access to specially negotiated discounted rates for Vision and Dental care
  • Safe & Clean Environment
  • Incentive Based Pay
  • Climate Controlled Environment
  • Opportunity to convert to Full Time
  • Weekly Pay

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

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