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Job title: Logistics Analyst (East London)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 4 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 06 September 2021
Job reference no: 1272642772

Job Description

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

· Will identify logistics areas for process improvement and cost savings to ensure expectations are met and identify opportunities for inventory reductions

· Monitor industry standards, trends, or practices to identify developments in logistics planning

· Enter logistics-related data into databases (Syspro)

· Develop or maintain payment systems to ensure accuracy of vendor payments

· Determine packaging requirements

· Contact potential vendors to determine material availability and carriers for rates or schedules

· Track product flow from origin to final delivery

· Prepare reports on logistics performance measures and submit reports to management

· Maintain databases of logistics information and records in accordance with company policies

· Develop or maintain freight rate databases to determine the most economical modes of transportation

· Responsible for maintaining, tracking and analyzing all inbound shipments

· Review procedures, such as distribution or inventory management, to ensure maximum efficiency or minimum cost

· Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, parts procurement, back orders, or delivery processes

· Manage systems to ensure that pricing structures adequately reflect logistics costing

· Monitor inventory transactions at warehouse facilities to assess receiving, storage, shipping, or inventory integrity

· Develop or maintain models for logistics uses, such as cost estimating or demand forecasting

· Confer with management to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency, or minimize cost

· Compute reporting metrics, such as on-time delivery rates, order fulfilment rates, or inventory turns

· Evaluate existing capabilities and establish new systems and processes for the tracking, measurement, reporting, and analysis of all traffic

· Analyze logistics data, using methods such as data mining, data modeling, or cost or benefit analysis

· Remotely monitor the flow of vehicles or inventory, using Web-based logistics information systems to track vehicles or containers

· Reorganize shipping schedules to consolidate loads, maximize vehicle usage, or limit the movement of empty vehicles or containers

REQUIREMENTS

· A relevant qualification will be preferred

· Three years relevant experience in which competency has been gained

· Must be well organized person, capable of handling a variety of issues and assignments

· Position requires strong analytical, interpersonal and project management skills.

· Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

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