Logistics Analyst

  • Atlanta, Georgia, 30339

Purpose

This position is responsible for load planning and routing of DC & Vendor orders into efficient truckloads, carrier load tender, carrier selection, order management, making and tracking delivery appointments, maintaining order and load status information in internal TMS system or spreadsheets, handling and resolving delivery exceptions, maintaining customer KPI scorecards, communicating load status exceptions to shippers and receivers, resolving store & department inquiries and analyzing internal freight expense. 

This position manages Floor & Decor’s North American transportation network & providers on a daily basis.  Including the management and approval of domestic transportation costs and approval of freight invoices.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain Management
  • At least 3 years of experience in supply chain, procurement, logistics, distribution, retail, or in a strategic, supply chain management capacity
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of Transportation process and Supply Chain as a whole
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills and work well under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

NA Logistics

  • Ensures that operations are conducted safely and within the law
  • Determines economical traffic patterns and specifies routes
  • Planning and directing:  utilize TMS and/or basic operational tools to develop transportation plan for the next day for all inbound and outbound requirements.
  • Execution excellence:  utilize Manhattan TLM and/or operational tools to plan, tender and execute transportation loads.
  • Ensure proper routing, scheduling and consolidation of loads by analyzing TLM consolidated load plans
  • Analyze inbound and outbound routing efficiencies for all modes (includes Intermodal, Truckload and Railcar). Identify opportunities and make recommendations for opportunities to reduce cost or improve service.
  • Manage transportation delays and proactively communicate and resolve transportation exceptions.
  • Work with Store Warehouse Leads & DC Transportation Coordinators to execute routes & resolve scheduling & delivery issues.Work with Merchandising, Distribution, and Operations to determine and coordinate the flow of goods through the network and help ensure business is aligned to support established flow plans.
  • Monitor & Report carrier and service provider performance through Power BI reports.
  • Provide status updates to the business pertaining to supply chain and business unit performance including a forward view of expected results/opportunities.
  • Responsible for meeting assigned deliverables.
  • Facilitates the relationship with Service Providers.
  • Handles day-to-day management of F&D Shipments.
  • Facilitate Overages, Shortages & Damage claims for all modes of transport.
  • Work with freight accounting to ensure proper coding of invoices & charges are correct.
  • Administers freight quotations for all modes
  • Partner with freight carrier to manage invoice submission. 
  • Maintains, updates carrier contracts, Hazmat & Insurance Certificates database.
  • Participates in department’s special projects and research.
  • Builds relationships with stores and transportation providers.
  • Partners with Operations, Inventory, and Merchandising teams to achieve the company's strategic and tactical supply chain goals.

Working Conditions (travel, hours, environment)

  • This position is salaried, knowing it may include hours which exceed eight hours in a day or forty hours in a week

  • Occasional travel required including air and car travel
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles.  The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.

Physical/Sensory Requirements

Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Note:  Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee, and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion

Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Relocation opportunities across the country

  • 401k with discretionary company match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Referral Bonus Program

  • Corporate Discount Programs

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

Equal Employment Opportunity

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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