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Logistics Analyst - Imports at Dollar Tree Stores

Logistics Analyst - Imports

Dollar Tree Stores Chesapeake, VA Full Time
Summary of Position (Job Purpose) - Major purpose and functions of the position.
  • Provide operational and analytical support to all areas of the Transportation Department
  • Works closely with the Transportation management team and personnel from other departments
  • Improve department performance through analysis involving freight expense, carrier performance, procedural evaluations, carrier pricing and service proposals, and other new initiatives
  • Responsible for day-to-day operational execution, follow-up and customer service within the Transportation department

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The primarv tasks the associate will perform during his/her work schedule.

Duties and responsibilities could cross over Imports, Inbound, and/or Outbound

  • Coordinate and maintain ocean carrier performance metrics and scorecards.
  • Develop and analyze shipping data, generate reports, and identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • Coordinate and maintain databases of Customs entry detail. Develop analysis tools to assist in routine compliance reviews and measurements.
  • Analyze EDI data flows between service providers and Dollar Tree's execution platform. Resolve service failures and implement processes for continual improvement.
  • Review and revise global logistics procedures to support legal, efficient, and cost effective transport of all Dollar Tree's import shipments with guidance from the Transportation management team.
  • Complete other analysis, reporting, projects and duties as assigned by the Transportation management team.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications - Summary of knowledge, experience and education required.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience (at least 4 years of logistics work experience for non-bachelor degree holders).
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Powerpoint.
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic principles of Logistics and Distribution
  • Group or individual project work that demonstrated problem solving and analytical strength or comparable experience in the work force.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, logistics procedures within the department and outside of the department.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and to meet project deadlines.

Recommended Skills

Microsoft Power Point
Transportation Management Systems
Complex Problem Solving
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Distribution (Business)
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