DOLLAR GENERAL

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International Logistics Analyst Sr.

International Logistics Analyst Sr.

Requisition ID 
2018-162693
Location 
US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
Category  
Transportation - Logistics

Company Overview

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

Job Details

Operational Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and issues timely and accurate order allocations, PO splits, transfers, disposition, and expedited support for import centers to ensure efficient product flow.
  • Provides resolution for all exception events such as seal discrepancies, OS&D, mis-routed merchandise, unmanifested merchandise, improper paperwork, etc.
  • Monitors retail stock ledger for discrepancies in import center freight processing and request adjustments as needed.
  • Manages the Estimated Statistical Sampling (ESS) events for each of the import centers as dictated by the business including the coordination of all operational and data flow activities.
  • Directs CFS (consolidation freight station) operations by ensuring efficient execution based on cost, service, incoming flows, and need.
  • Oversees resolution of shipment discrepancies at origins.
  • Mediates between brokers, carriers, and DCs/import centers to resolve operational issues such as routing changes or delays, misplaced equipment, damages and responsibility of charges.
  • Provides training and guidance to international staff, overseas offices, customs team, and 3rd parties to deliver services that meet Dollar General performance metrics and cost expectations.
  • Liaises between transportation and internal customers to champion operational efficiencies, lead special projects and drive process improvement.

Operational and Financial Administration

  • Administers the OS&D (over, short, damage) process ensuring proper disposition and accounting for OS&D cargo received at distribution and import centers.
  • Leverages chargeback system data to identify and correct vendor deficiencies.
  • Calculates and updates freight rates on POs as circumstances require.
  • Maintains C-TPAT compliance in import and distribution center operations by communicating and enforcing program requirements.
  • Provides disposition for vendor bookings based on operational and financial impact to Dollar General.
  • Negotiates with domestic carriers to establish line haul rates for all import center-to-DC lanes.
  • Accountable for international logistics input into vendor manuals and ensuring they are kept up to date with latest transportation information and procedures.

Analytics and Reporting

  • Analyzes CFS inventories and takes action to prevent extended dwell times.
  • Reports load quality issues including poor utilization and damages to merchandising counterparts and provides direction for improvement and adherence to Dollar General shipping standards.
  • Reconciles OS&D data on transfer loads from the import centers to the DCs and provides a summary of load accuracy to import center operators.
  • Ensures all data provided by 3rd party providers is timely and accurate.
  • Specifies reporting requirements and data extracts from providers.
  • Monitors service levels of import center operators and line haul carriers to ensure expected service levels are provided on a consistent basis.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated competency with enterprise wide systems and international logistics process
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external partners including international partners
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft spreadsheet and database applicatinos
  • Strong knowledge of merchandising, distribution, transportation, and supply chain concepts
  • Strong business acumen around the cost components of international flow of merchandise including cargo consolidation/deconsolidation operations
  • Broad general knowledge of logistics and a deep working knowledge and skill set leading global transportation and logistics operations in a complex, multi-site DC environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in order to meet deadlines
  • Basic knowledge of general financial and accounting principles

Work Experience/Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Business or Logistics preferred with a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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