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Logistics Support Specialist

GDKN Corporation
Duluth, Georgia, 30096, United States
February 10, 2017

Our company has been engaged to identify hard working Logistics Support Specialist for one of our biggest clients in manufacturing industry.

DURATION: 4 month contract

LOCATION: Duluth, GA 30096, USA


• Manage loading of all daily and RFP(request for proposal) level rates into the various systems of the company.

• Maintain route guide integrity of all modes through various rate, carrier, and site changes throughout the year.

• Utilize data and reporting to successfully initialize, track, and complete truck and intermodal rate requests.

• Collect, analyze, and negotiate transportation rates through daily and weekly sourcing.

• Analyze costs and carrier service in order to make recommendations to improve operational efficiency.

• Support mode managers with report development, mode analytics, RFP analysis, data management, etc.

• Participate in carrier meetings to better understand supplier/vendor relationships and how it affects the company.

• Conduct monthly rate comparisons of procured rates to rates entered into the company's system and third party systems to ensure accurate upload.

• Manage and streamline the Freight Procurement bi-annual rate audit with Ernst & Young.

• Solicits rate quotes from carriers based on new lane requests from sales and operational stakeholders.

• Provide rate estimates for new business opportunity with same day turnaround.

• Work with IT on ways to improve the route guide and enhance integration into the company's systems.

• Work with Freight Audit & Pay on any carrier rate discrepancies and adjust any systems with updated rates as needed.

• Manage the process of sending out rate addendum’s to our transportation vendors

Qualifications and Special Skills Required

• Bachelor's degree in Business, Transportation Management, Supply Chain Management, or engineering is preferred.

• Prior experience with rate/route guide management preferred.

• Good written and verbal communication skills.

• Strong analytical and conceptual skills.

• Microsoft Office suite software skills required.

• Self-motivated.

At a minimum, a 7-year background check, education verification, employment verification, and drug screen will be conducted upon hire. Your suitability for employment is contingent upon successfully passing these required pre-employment screenings.

Our client is hiring quickly so if you are excited about this opportunity, feel that your experience, attitude, and abilities would be a great fit, apply today! We’re excited to work with you.