Logistics Specialist

About OTB Group
OTB is an international fashion group powering a range of global, unconventional brands, including Diesel, Maison Margiela, Marni, Viktor&Rolf, and Jil Sander. The group also controls the Staff International and Brave Kid companies and holds a stake in L.A. brand Amiri. As its name suggests (OTB, short for “Only The Brave”), the group pushes boundaries and challenges established rules to redefine the world of fashion and lifestyle. OTB fosters the creativity of international talents and expresses the brave, innovative and unapologetic spirit and vision of its founder and chairman Renzo Rosso. With more than 6,000 employees worldwide, the Group is based on a customer centred digital approach, a concrete long-term commitment to the creation of a sustainable and technologically driven business, and a close attention to social issues through the OTB Foundation.


  • Ensures compliance with customs and federal trade commission regulations for OTB imported goods
  • Manages the importation and classification of OTB goods
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment in the day to day management over international shipping, customs, deliveries, and invoices, contributing to the overall profitability of the company by managing costs.
  • The main focus of this job role is the performance of activities directly related to the running of the operations department supporting areas of purchasing; importation; research; government relations; regulatory compliance; and similar activities.  The above is the primary focus of your job role (comprising 51%, or more, of your work week)


  • Manages imports to US/CA (TBD)
  • PO, Store fixtures, packaging materials etc.,
  • E-commerce management (Market Place, Canada Compliance in Customs Import/Export)
  • Special Projects, Samples, CARNET
  • Landed Cost calculation and HTS assistance for US & CA
  • Export


  • Plans of day to day and annual work flow
  • Establishes priorities and individual objectives
  • Determines resources and equipment required in function to enable objective achievement.  Submits requests for resources as required.


  • Manages and creates air and ocean freight import documentation for international shipments, including merchandise descriptions, fabric composition assessments, supplier/manufacturer country of origin documentation/requirements, consumer product safety documents, certificates for flammability, etc., and ensures Import Security Filings are submitted on a timely basis, avoiding Federal fines and penalties.
  • Authorizes or declines release of goods & Bill of Lading documents based on analysis of shipping documentation, directing forwarders to pick up goods for OTB entities.
  • Creates Advanced Shipping Notifications in Stealth 3K ensuring proper inventory movement.
  • Establishes and communicates estimated arrival times for goods and processes in S3K
  • Reviews and resolves discrepancies with Commercial Invoice and shipping documentation from Global supply chain, ensuring stringent regulatory compliance
  • Resolves shipping discrepancies in order to facilitate customs clearance and deliveries
  • Creates detailed shipping reports and updates for the Sales and Retail departments, ensuring data integrity
  • Checks daily freight availability ensuring domestic truckers schedule delivery orders on a timely basis
  • Monitors and adheres to changes in international trade laws/guidelines
  • Works closely with Italian counterparts in Headquarters when performing operational activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager


  • Creates detailed shipping reports and updates for the Sales and Retail departments, ensuring data integrity


  • Liaison with domestic truckers and provides daily planning to the 3rd Party Logistics Provider
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager
  • Assist with US Purchasing and Procurement as requested
  • Brokers
  • Overseas Suppliers
  • Manager Purchasing & Procurement
  • Sales & Retail Departments

Qualifications and Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • 2+ year of Import/Export, Logistics, Operations, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Understanding of Import Operations
  • FTC , CPSC Regulations
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Must be a team player able to multitask
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must be proactive
  • Proficiency in Excel required
  • Knowledge of Italian a plus

​​​​​​​Salary Range $65,000-$75,000



New York, US

Employment Type:  Full time
Function:  Operations
Seniority:  Professional