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At DHL Global Forwarding, our expertise lies in the fast and flexible transportation of goods and merchandise across all continents. We not only supply comprehensive international logistic services, but also play an active role in reducing C02 emissions as seen in our GoGreen product portfolio.
DHL Global Forwarding manages the flow of goods and information across a customer's global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at http://www.dp-dhl-karriere.de/cms/en/ .
Develops, sells, implements, and manages integrated logistics solutions that impact customer production, warehousing, distribution, and inventory of products and materials. Plans and manages specialized logistics development projects for customers seeking solutions to sourcing and distribution issues.
Tasks & Accountabilities
Participates in designing, implementing and managing specialized logistics development projects for companies seeking solutions to sourcing and distribution issues. Establishes an operations infrastructure, secures the proper facilities material handling equipment, puts the proper procedures/processes in place, and sets up information technology for new logistics projects. Analyzes, models, and creates efficiencies in distribution networks using advanced logistics software including location of sites, allocation of resources, inventory placement and size, selection of transportation mode, freight consolidation, etc. Develops and documents work instructions, requirements and well-defined project/implementation plans for logistics projects; tracks and reports on the progress and status of logistics projects. Analyzes prospective customer service requirements; evaluates current total supply chain scenarios of target clients versus the development and evaluation of alternative scenarios. Selects the optimum scenario which, while suiting a particular target client, fully exploits current DHL capabilities and/or identifies possible enhancements of DHL services. Calculates specific service provision and project costs. Monitors service performance to ensure compliance with agreed customer standards utilizing established measurement tools; ensures vendor compliance with service agreements. At higher levels, may provide functional guidance, advice and/or training to less-experienced import/export professionals.
Skills & Qualifications
Experienced Professional contributor with responsibility for an advanced area of work in the professional field. Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline and 5-8 years of experience in related field or MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in related field. Professional certification required in some areas.
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