Logistics Specialist

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $33.50 per hour
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Logistics Specialist

job summary:
Logistics Specialist is needed for a leading industrial manufacturer for material used in the automotive industry located in Atlanta, GA. Role is responsible to analyze logistical data trends for cost savings and optimization opportunities and ensure the most cost-efficient carrier, route, and weight compliance. Must have College degree (Technical degree is ideal) and logistics/transportation service or transportation management experience. This is a six month contract opportunity with overtime potential. APPLY NOW!

 
location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $25.00 - 33.50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: High School
 
responsibilities:
  • Load building, dispatch, track and trace of freight, and reporting of results
  • Ensure the most cost-efficient carrier, route, and weight compliance
  • Analyze logistical data trends for cost savings and optimization opportunities (e.g. lane cost optimization, load weight optimization, multi-stop load opportunities, awarded carrier performance, etc.)
  • Explore new methods of transporting material from suppliers and to customers
  • Trouble shoot various rating and systems issues on behalf of the Logistics team
  • Provide backup to plant logistics load coordinators as necessary
  • Build strong relationships with our carriers, tollers, plants, and internal customers
  • Own administration for logistics function including data maintenance facilitation and invoice settlement processes including disputes
 
qualifications:
  • Four (4) year College Degree required (Technical degree is preferred)
  • One (1) year of logistics/transportation service or transportation management experience
  • Client management experience
  • Experience analyzing logistical data trends
  • Experienced with Word and Excel; ability to do detailed Excel data analysis
  • Willing to be available after hours and weekends as needed
 
skills: Benefits:

  • Contractor benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, etc.)
  • PTO plan
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