Gordon Food Service Inbound Traffic Analyst in Wyoming, Michigan
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The Inbound Traffic Analyst coordinates the movement of freight by collaborating with the appropriate Gordon Food Service (GFS) departments, contracted carriers, GFS drivers, and vendors to continually manage, review and update the supply chain to insure GFS with on-time and damage free deliveries while incurring the least possible freight cost to support our GFS customer needs. Provides accurate information on a daily basis to operations, transportation, and purchasing through multiple forms of communication. Situation management through proper analysis of information available at that time and the ability to determine the best course of action with GFS best interest in mind.
What you will do: Communicates and confirms load dispatches to the freight carrier or GFS driver. Secures carrier or GFS resources on an as needed situational basis, including expedited shipments and seasonal activities. Ensures pickups occur on time as determined by the dates on the purchase orders. Confirms pickup dates of the load with the carrier or GFS driver. Follows-up on load status and communicates in a timely manner to Analysts all necessary information of load status. Collaborates with Analysts, operations, receiving, and our carriers to maximize efficiency of loads. Manages the communication and flow of product through Capstone consolidation points. Develops and maintains good relations with suppliers, carriers, internal and external customers. Evaluates lane based activities to identify and implement cost reduction opportunities. Lane performance measurement and evaluation. Adheres to and supports freight management strategies. Coordinates vendor returns as needed. Determines the most cost-effective method of freight for shipments and tender loads to appropriate transportation provider. Perform other duties as assigned.
Leading Candidate Will Have: At least two years previous food service or supply chain management experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training. Experience in transportation or freight brokerage, specifically tendering shipments to carriers and tracking loads. Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Logistics, or related field preferred. Knowledge of Oracle transportation management software applications preferred. Must be willing to work on call for after hours support.
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