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Job Title: Logistics Cost Optimization Analyst

Company: Webstaurant Store, Inc.

The WebstaurantStore is the leading ecommerce website to meet the purchasing needs of the food service professional worldwide.  WebstaurantStore, a division of Clark Associates, is looking for analytical candidates to join our growing company as a Logistics Cost Optimization Analyst on our Traffic Team within the Logistics Department.  This role focuses on analyzing and providing data to support suggested business logic improvements and is a key part of growing our business and serving the purchasing needs of foodservice professionals worldwide.

 As a Logistics Cost Optimization Analyst you will:

  • Review, approve and allocate weekly transportation invoices, ensuring invoiced amounts match contracted spend
  • Identify areas for potential transportation financial savings and implement strategies to realize cost reduction for both pre-route and post-delivery
  • Proactively problem solve and communicate with appropriate departments in order to implement cost reduction strategies
  • Maintain files that contain pertinent information on invoices
  • Pull available data to put together reports that highlight our shipping characteristics
  • Work with the Traffic Team to ensure the company remains profitable on the shipping of goods, including participating in communication with contracted carriers 
  • Following up with vendors and carriers when billing discrepancies arise

 

We are looking for driven, motivated candidates who:

  • Has excellent analytical skills
  • Is willing to look “behind the numbers” to understand what is physically taking place when shipping errors occur
  • Adept at communicating effectively to a variety of audiences
  • Able to prioritize and balance multiple responsibilities
  • Willing to take initiative and ownership of problems to find solutions
  • Leverages data to support proposed solutions
  • Able to balance desired business and customer outcomes
  • A team player who wants to contribute to a thriving culture
  • Able to flourish in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Computer literate
  • Have a college degree- Accounting experience a plus but not required

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical/dental insurance, wellness programs, gym membership reimbursement, and a 401k with company match. Employees also enjoy regular food service industry training from top manufacturers and product experts.

If you’re ready for a challenge, and have the ambition to succeed in a fast paced, growing industry, we’d love to discuss the Logistics Cost Optimization Analyst position with you! Submit your resume and cover letter online today.