$21.10 – $24.65 an hour
Night Shift (Preferred)
Title: Logistics Consultant
Type of role: Contract (Potential to be extended or converted to an employee)
Shift: 2nd (Tues. – Fri. 1pm – 12am)
Compensation: $21.10/hr – $24.65/hr
Logistics Consultant – Tuesday– Friday 1PM – 12AM
OVERVIEW: Transportation/Logistics: Responsible for planning, developing, and executing transportation strategy and operations. Position is responsible for negotiating, selecting, and maintaining relationships with carrier partners and 3PL’s. Secures capacity, services, processes in orchestrating freight movement domestically and internationally, including upstream import distribution facilities, foreign and U.S. domestic ports. Leverages network scale to meet the broad objectives of the organization.
PURPOSE: The primary purpose of this role is to coordinate the flow of product to XDT operations. This includes but is not limited to, ensuring that the level of service in processing the product is maintained against our client’s defined standards, that all shipments are processed accurately, and that product is picked up and transported by the third-party providers at the facilities within the defined service standards, including next day customer orders. This position will work closely with the designated third party’s WMS system.
RESPONSIBILITY: Provides allocations to the third party BDC providers allowing them to accurately process customer orders to our XDT network. Provide regular updates to business and IT stakeholders on Load Planning status. Works with our client’s distribution facilities, to achieve optimum operational efficiencies in loading while preserving positive customer experience. Capture issues as the occur and communicate to appropriate team(s) for resolution. Support and provide information on an ad-hoc basis to the IT teams on business requirement updates. Serves the customer by working together with Distribution, Inventory Fulfillment, 3PL Providers, & Inventory Accounting, to give them a seamless Supply Chain Experience: Develops and maintains a high level of expertise with the third-party WMS, along with other system tools. Monitor, as needed, that correct information is transferred between facilities. Utilizes tracking and exception reporting to ensure shipments are executed according to plan and takes action if delays are noted. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, Supply chain, Logistics or 1 year experience in Transportation ***MUST HAVE STRONG Excel skills****, 3 yrs Microsoft Suite experience, Excellent oral, written, analytical, problem solving, and collaborative skills,, 1 yr Experience with Transportation Optimization software (JDA), 1 yr Familiar with a wide range of programs, including, but not limited to: JDA TMS, EDI, PeopleSoft and internet navigation.
Job Type: Contract
Pay: $21.10 – $24.65 per hour
Work Location: Remote