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Logistics Specialist


This is a Contract position in Gardnerville, NV posted October 12, 2022.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Recommends and selects transportation partners based on complex criteria of cost, performance, capabilities, etc.

Discovers the most cost-effective shipping modes, organizes and optimizes shipping schedules.

Tracks in-and outbound shipments, ensures complete transparency of in-transit material.

Utilizes analytical methods and a variety of tools to understand, predict, and/or control logistics operations and processes.

Responsible for data management, analyzing performance, and identifying problems, and developing recommendations that support logistics management.

Computes metrics such as on-time delivery rates, order fulfillment rates, or inventory turns.

Responsible for auditing transportation accessorial charges by carrier and customer.

Daily management of freight settlement documents to ensure the proper accruing of freight.

Liaising with customers, suppliers, and operations.

Works cross functionally to rectify defective or unacceptable goods and subsequent actions Participates in meetings, conferences, seminars, training, and other technical programs to remains current in logistics management policies, procedures, and technological developments in the industry as related to assigned function.

Responsible for participating in, or leading as directed, lean process improvements and problem-solving activities.

All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS: -Bachelor’s Degree (four-year college or technical school).

-A minimum of 2 years in a Logistics or Transportation related environment.

-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

-Experience with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning).

-Experience with SAP.

-Project 44.


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