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Collective Brands Inc

Inbound Transportation Analyst

Collective Brands Inc - Brookville, OH

FIND YOUR FIT with Payless ShoeSource as an Inbound Transportation Analyst.

You know who you are. And you know what moves you. That's why your chosen career should fit you as well as your favorite

pair of shoes, every step of the way. And that's what makes a career with Payless

ShoeSource the perfect fit for you.


Primary logistics contact for inbound and outbound product moved through the U.S. Inbound transportation starts at the coast ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, Seattle/Tacoma and Charleston. Maintain communication between ocean, product planning, DC and 3PL teams in regards to inbound domestic freight movement and transloading of freight. The outbound responsibilities include managing several trucking companies to move freight from our DC’s to 53 different pool points. These duties can include, contracts, rates, service, invoicing and special requests. This position provides reporting to support logistics KPI’s and root cause analysis.

This position will report to the Truckload Freight Manager and will be based at the Payless Distribution Center in Brookville, OH.

Job Responsibilities

Manages importation for over 95% of Payless product

Provides KPI tracking information to 3PL’s to identify root cause and improve performance

Meet with transportation providers and evaluate effectiveness of new and current providers

Updates appropriate systems on product movement (Purchase Order System/Rockblocks)

Manages inbound flow to meet PSS performance measures (ETA/Accuracy)

Routes domestic freight from vendors to PSS DC’s

Coordinates movement of PSS Wholesale freight (Pamida) from import to DC

Provides forecasts of inbound freight volume to 3PL’s

Leads communication and coordination with merchandising on promo/hot product movement

Leads risk mitigation effort on late-trending POs, develops and oversees execution of action plans to ensure on-time arrival

Regularly provides analysis of speed and cost and communications recommendations to key partners on best course of action

Custom exam handling, communication, and coordination to expedite the process and mitigate delays


Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Business or related field

Strong analytical and decision making skills

Organized, efficient, trustworthy and dependable team player

Experienced and knowledgeable in domestic transportation, port, drayage, and transload operations

Experience in working with a Purchase Order Tracking System

User level experience in RockBlocks

Strong written and verbal Communicates skills with internal and external customers

Ability to handle multiple tasks

PC skills including Microsoft Office required – Excel, word, etc.

Capable of establishing priorities, working independently to accomplish priorities and having a strong sense of urgency

Process improvement mindset

Have no written coaching or counseling in file

Meets expectations or better rating for attendance

Payless ShoeSource is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce.

Our Eastern Distribution Center moves 103 million pairs of shoes a year. At the EDC, we focus on ahigh performance organizationand anempowered workforceto get the job done. More than 2,000 Payless Stores depend on you when you are a member of our Brookville, OH Team, and we serve 315 million U.S. residents through our eCommerce channel.

Payless ShoeSource is the second largest specialty family footwear retailer in the world, offering a wide range of fashionable shoes and accessory items at affordable prices for every member of the family. The company’s mission is simple: Become the Go To, Get More, Pay Less shoe store for our customers. Payless has more about 3,400 stores in more than 30 countries and was founded in 1956 in Topeka, Kan. where its global headquarters remains today.

9 days 15 hours ago

Collective Brands Inc


Inbound Transportation Analyst Collective Brands Inc - Brookville, OH, United States


Location: Brookville, OH

Company Profile:
we announced the acquisition of Collective Brands, Inc. by Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital was completed. As a result, Payless ShoeSource and Collective Licensing International will now operate as a private, standalone entity to be known as Payless Holdings. We will be updating our corporate site over the next few months to reflect our new company.