Freight Coordinator/Analyst
Penco Products, Americas leading supplier of storage products and material handling solutions in Greenville NC is now hiring for a Freight Coordinator/Analyst. The Freight Coordinator/Analyst will be responsible for supporting Hamilton and QS shipping teams through analysis and implementation of actions to reduce freight costs and increase freight margin. Resolving freight related issues and claims processing, as well as working with leadership to identify the best freight methods for Penco.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Identify, communicate and standardize best practices across all warehouse and factory locations pertaining to freight movement.
• Responsible for analyzing freight margin variances and identifying root-cause and counter-measures to achieve our desired margin targets.
• Review freight related activities that drive costs and make changes/recommendations to enhance profitability.
• Oversee freight claims process to include analysis, root-cause, and counter-measure implementation. Perform courtesy claims for required customer base.
• Maintain effective relationship with Simplified Logistics and feedback opportunities for improvement.
• Oversee preparation of periodic reports as required.
• Remain current on market trends with freight carriers and forwarders.
• Inspect warehouse facilities and recommend changes in packing procedures and specifications.
• Facilitate and coordinate communications with other departments, such as Operations, Sales and Customer Service.
• Assists with overseeing negotiated contract rates and services with freight carriers to ensure our customers receive the most cost efficient, reliable, insured and licensed transportation available.
• Work with Sales Team regarding freight quotes on future orders.

Required Travel
• Required to travel 0% - 25% of the time

Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor Degree (B.A.) from a four-year university or equivalent experience in the field or more than seven (7) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination for education and experience
• Experienced in Windows applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Third Party Logistics (3PL) or transportation carrier experience required
• Knowledge of SAP a plus

Interested candidates should apply via monster.com AND send resume to

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