Logistics Analyst (LTL)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Warehousing/Logistics



Responsibilities

Freight P&L

  • Develop in-depth market knowledge and analysis to identify the most profitable freight route through the FTL and/or LTL carrier network
  • Build strong relationships with carriers to identify their less profitable lanes that Mansfield Oil can use to create more profitable freight movement 
  • Develop innovative strategies to penetrate the freight market to create greater profitability 
  • Negotiate freight rates that create the most competitive advantage and profitability for Mansfield Oil
  • Logistics Coordination

  • Schedule, coordinate, and manage FTL and/or LTL freight pickups and deliveries from supplier base to customer locations nationwide 
  • Track carrier performance on a regular basis 
  • Identify and address problem areas with carriers in a timely and constructive manner
  • Work with supplier base and customer locations to manage and reduce demurrage expense by eliminating inefficiencies 
  • Prepare presentation material, analytical reports, and correspondence to management
  • Ensure that multiple freight pickups and deliveries are moving at the same time 
  • Follow-up and follow-through with items to ensure that problems are resolved and tasks are completed in a timely manner 
  • Prioritize tasks each day so that the most important tasks are completed to maximize customer satisfaction 
  • Organize resources so that information can be accessed quickly when needed
  • Invoice Validation

  • Design and implement a system to review and validate billing from carriers to ensure accuracy and best price
  • Position Requirements

    Formal Education & Certification

  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge & Experience

  • Confident skill with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Advanced Excel skills required (must be proficient in pivot tables and vlookups)
  • Must have at least two years’ work experience post college 
  • Experience in logistics (truckload and less than truckload logistics) required
  • Proven track record of negotiating freight rates and creating cost savings initiatives preferred 
  • Petroleum experience preferred
  • Qualifications & Characteristics

  • Must be able to multi-task and make financial impactful decisions in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all stakeholders
  • Work Environment

  • 40-hour on-site work week 
  • Sitting for extended periods of time 
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and other computer components
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