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Transportation Routing Analyst

Company: Dollar Tree
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Req ID# 434905BRTitle Transportation Routing AnalystCompany Dollar TreeLocation of Position Chesapeake, VirginiaJob DescriptionSummary of Position (Job Purpose) - Major purpose and functions of the position. Provide operational and analytical support to all areas of the outbound transportation team, to include routing execution for entire DC network, as well as operational planning and support. Work closely with the functional transportation teams, supply chain leadership and other departments to fulfill routing and order planning requirements; ultimately improving supply chain performance and reducing company landed cost.Principal Duties and Responsibilities -The primary tasks the associate will perform during his/her work schedule. Provide daily routing to accomplish the highest transportation service level at the lowest possible cost through correct modal and carrier selection. Optimize routes based on routing parameters, special equipment and delivery needs, and carrier requirements in designated delivery models. Facilitate effective communication by collaborating with carriers, DCs, store and field teams, order processing and expense department to ensure optimal support for outbound planning. Successfully monitor, track and trace carrier pick-up and deliveries from distribution centers daily while communicating service challenges and updating systems as appropriate. Participate in the real estate departments new store process by providing market territory information and guidance on difficult delivery scenarios. Maintain appropriate level of confidentiality and professionalism within the organization, across carriers, distribution centers and stores. Serve as operational backup to the Outbound Transportation Analyst team, as necessary, to ensure completion of daily departmental responsibilities. Organize and maintain domestic transportation backhaul pick-ups to ensure lowest cost and proper flow of goods. Coordinate with property management, expense, carriers, distribution centers and stores on ad hoc pick-up and deliveries. Complete other analysis, reporting, projects, system administration functions and duties as assigned by the Outbound Transportation management team.Minimum Requirements/Qualifications- Summary of knowledge, experience and education required Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience in business or logistics operations (3 years) Advance Proficiency in MS Office Suite Experience working as a team and individually to successfully deploy complex projects and scenarios Ability to be successful in a changing environment with the ambiguity of change Strong organizational and problem solving skills Detail-oriented Demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication stillsDesired Qualifications - Desired but not required. Practical working knowledge of Oracle Transportation Management System or other routing application software. Previous experience in transportation or supply chain.

Keywords: Dollar Tree, Chesapeake , Transportation Routing Analyst, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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