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This position is responsible for the smooth flow of goods and services from where they are produced and stored to the place of consumption. Care is to be taken to make sure the customer gets the desired goods on time and to the correct location at or under budget. In addition, this position is responsible for the movement of staff from one location to another including, but not limited to, land and air travel, lodging, etc.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Provides an uninterrupted flow of materials, supplies, and services to meet customer demand.
Provides for smooth staff movement and accommodations.
Minimizes costs and meets budgets by proactively negotiating pricing, transportation improvements in supplier performance, and evaluating all viable sources of supply.
Improves company’s competitive position by ensuring harmonious, productive relationships with vendors and other departments.
Manages and directs all freight and minimizes freight costs while ensuring all customer terms are met.
Prepares logistics schedules ensuring delivery of goods on time.
Tracks the movement of goods at every stage daily to ensure they are being delivered safely to their respective customer.
Monitor inventory quantities, maintain inventory tracking spreadsheet, and report monthly inventory valuation.
Keeps records of orders placed by the customers, their delivery and receipt, and costs associated with each shipment.
Arranges warehousing of goods, if applicable.
Ensures that all state and Federal transportation laws are adhered to during the course of transportation of goods.
Coordinates rapid replacement of any damaged goods and files appropriate paperwork to recover costs of damaged goods. Works with vendors and transportation organizations to minimize potential damaged goods.
Provides reports as requested.
Superior computer skills to operate Microsoft software such as Excel, Word and Outlook.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work flexible hours and occasional additional hours, as needed.
Ability to deal with frequent stress, changes in priorities, delays, and unexpected events in a professional manner.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must have a high level of enthusiasm and positive attitude.
Education and Qualifications:
1-5 years experience planning and managing inventory.
Experience negotiating business contracts and agreements.
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Posted 2 years ago
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