Marketing Support - Logistics Specialist
Dahl Consulting, Inc. 2.65 reviews - Minneapolis, MN

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PRIMARY FUNCTION Responsible for managing the logistics for all in-store marketing for a dedicated division(s). Facilitate ordering, maintaining and optimizing inventory levels, shipping, kitting and distribution for in-store marketing. Act as a liaison with internal partners and external vendors to solve problems, answer store questions and make recommendations to ensure the stores receive the right signing at the right time. Logistics specialists will analyze data in order to highlight trends and provide suggestions for future process enhancements. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Leadership ? Ownership of all logistics functions for a given division(s) ? Partner with all internal and external groups to recommend the optimal logistics path for a given project including Print buying, MPD, Creative Production, ISM Operations, BCM, Store Operations, Warehouses, and external vendors ? Provide solution oriented approach so that all problems are escalated with proposed solutions ? Partner with Sr. Specialist and Manager to drive process improvements and ensure success for the business unit as a whole ? Drive in development and training of best methods and practices 2. Logistics ? Set up and maintenance of items to ensure that purchase orders can be written, product can flow through supply chain, and signs can be ordered through on-line catalog ? Create project set up form to ensure accurate part numbers, bar codes, distributions, order quantities, and kitting details ? Communicate sign flows and project set up forms to cross functional teams including MPD, Print Buying, Creative Production, and ISM Operations, and vendors ? Resolve SRC questions within 24 hours ? Partner with print buying to review adjacencies, tied reports and compare reports for new stores and remodels to determine signing needs ? Partner with print buying to update estimates based on compare reporting ? Set up and maintenance of all new and remodel store signing kits to meet consolidation timing ? Resolve warehouse stock issues; determine reorder quantities, and monitor inventory for new and remodel stores ? Review MPD schematics to ensure part number and placement accuracy for all signing components ? Coordinate most effective shipping methods when expedited freight is required ? Utilize various common and proprietary systems to allocate signage to the right stores in the right quantities at the right time. ? Responsible for generating and analyzing data in order to make recommendations for change or adaptations to current processes in order to drive effective execution 3. Interpersonal and Team Management ? Develop and maintain strong working relationship with key stakeholders, both inside and outside the company, and effectively challenge the status quo ? May oversee contractor and responsible for training contractors to learn systems, processes and best methods
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2.65 reviews
Dahl Consulting, Inc. serves a diverse group of National Clients. We pride ourselves in our ability to adapt to both large and small...