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Principal, Transportation



Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Coupang is reimagining the shopping experience with the goal of wowing each customer from the instant they open the Coupang app to the moment an order is delivered to their door.

We have recently launched our services in Taiwan including Rocket Delivery and Rocket Overseas which offers free international delivery on millions of best-selling products from Korea, the U.S., and beyond.

We are looking for talents to help us lead Coupang’s expansion in Taiwan. This is an exceptional opportunity to become a part of Coupang’s growth in Taiwan and create a world where our customers wonder, “How did we ever live without Coupang?

Position: Principal, Transportation

What You Will Do:


Daily and weekly planning with the carriers, ensuring the loads are covered according to the routing plan prepared by the carrier managers.


Operating the Transportation Management System (TMS) for communication with carriers and internal parties.

Develop and enhance the TMS together with the Product/Tech team.

Daily Operation:

Manage the ad-hoc additional loads, cancellations, and other unexpected situations so that the Taiwan Transport Network can stick to its commitment to on-time delivery against the lowest possible costs.

Work closely with internal parties to provide real-time support on all transportation related matters.


Reporting and analysis through tools, portals, and reports; using advanced computer literacy (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, TMS, BI, etc.).

Attend/arrange cadence meetings to close off the performance gap issues.

Operation Process:

Develop, review, and enhance the processes to continuously improve efficiency.

Carriers Management:

Build a rapport with carriers to ensure we receive top class service level.

Following up with the carriers to ensure they are working according to the set expectations and agreements. This includes tracking loads and reacting to issues/warnings that the system is generating.

Systematically escalate problems to the relevant carrier manager's teams and follow through on the resolutions to ensure that they are delivered.


Ensure the carriers' billing is properly tracked, and processed, and payments made according to the commitment.


To introduce a new 3PL to enhance the service level at the lowest possible cost.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Proventransportationexperience. Plan and organize work.
  • 8+ years of management experience in aLogistics, Transportation, EC Fulfillment center/ Warehouse environment.
  • UniversityLevel or equivalent is required.
  • Computer literate and has above average internet/web skills.
  • Advanced level analyticalskills.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships.
  • Work effectively as a team member.
  • Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Communicate both orally and in writing clearly and concisely.

Recruitment Process

  • Application Review - Phone Interview - Onsite (or Virtual Onsite) Interview – Offer
  • The exact nature of the recruitment process may vary according to the specific job and may be changed due to scheduling or other circumstances.
  • Interview schedules and the results will be informed to the applicant via the e-mail address submitted at the application stage.

Things to Consider

  • This job posting may be closed prior to the stated end date for application if all openings are filled.
  • Coupang has the right to rescind an offer of employment if a candidate is found to have submitted false information as part of the application process.
  • Coupang does not discriminate against disabled applicants or those with veteran status. We are proud to offer equal opportunities for all applicants.