Logistics Analyst
Menlo Worldwide Logistics - Indianapolis, IN

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Job Code: OPE012469 Logistics Analyst

Job Summary:
Enhances product workflow by analyzing and developing logistics plans that affect production, distribution, damage control and inventory. Creates and reviews procedures for distribution and inventory management to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize cost. Position requires extensive knowledge of warehouse and transportation operations, including the flow of material from trailer loading to outbound shipment to final delivery.

Essential Functions:
Collect and analyze data for operational and tactical transportation optimization and warehouse productivity optimization.
Develop, implement and track cost savings opportunities.
Develop and analyze reports making recommendations for process improvement, error correction and cost savings.
Responsible for mitigating warehouse, LTL caused damages in the outbound supply chain.
Responsible for conducting conference calls with customer, carriers and providers to review performance and strategic initiatives.
Must be able to provide support and recommendations to customers, using the organization's products or services;
Must be able to communicate courteously with customers via telephone, e-mail and face-to-face;
Must be able to investigate and resolve customers' issues in a timely manner (these may be more complex or long-standing)

Scope and Accountability:
Applies principals, concepts, practices and standards of a professional field to complete a variety of on-going assignments and projects. Analyzes quantitative information and applies professional judgment to resolve a variety of issues. Impacts team effectiveness through responsibility for the quality of own work and potentially the work of others.

Qualification Requirements:
Knowledge: . Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Skills: Strong analytical skills and a clear understanding of data, warehouse and business concepts. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Experienced in presentation skills and ability to build relationships. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software required, including Access experience. Expert level Excel skills required. Ability to deal with complex, short-time frame situations. Lean Warehousing and Warehouse/Supply Chain knowledge required. WMS knowledge a plus

Experience: 2-5 years professional experience.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and a light industrial environment, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office equipment and industrial equipment.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer M/F/D/V

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Con-way (no relation to Twit-ty) provides trucking and logistics services. Con-way Freight, the company's less-than-truckload (LTL)...