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Inbound Logistics Manager

Company: Curtze Food Service
Location: Erie
Posted on: November 23, 2022

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Inbound Logistics Manager

ABOUT CURTZE FOOD SERVICECurtze is a full-line foodservice distributor. In addition to canned goods, frozen foods, paper products, chemicals, equipment, supplies, dairy, and other staples, we offer temperature-controlled fresh produce distribution. Our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction has earned us a reputation as the "Food Service Distributor of Choice". Since 1878, we have been committed to this goal and it has been a key element of our continued growth.As a 6th generation family-owned company, we treat our customers and employees like family. We truly value each member of our team and know that they play an essential role in our success. That is why we offer competitive compensation, solid benefits, and a great work environment.

INBOUND LOGISTICS MANAGERCurtze Food Service in Erie, PA, is seeking to hire a full-time Inbound Logistics Manager to identify and seize new freight logistics and planning opportunities. Do you have a background in logistics and/or supply management? Are you competitive and love the challenge of solving freight and logistics issues while also negotiating the best pricing for the company? If so, keep reading about this Inbound Logistics Manager position!We pay our Inbound Logistics Manager a competitive wage. This position also comes with health insurance, company-paid dental and vision insurance, company-paid life insurance, a 401(k) plan, flex spending, short-term disability, a safety shoe allowance, and a Christmas club. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!ABOUT CURTZE FOOD SERVICECurtze Food Service is a full-line foodservice distributor. In addition to canned goods, frozen foods, paper products, chemicals, equipment, supplies, dairy, and other staples, we offer temperature-controlled fresh produce distribution. Our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction has earned us a reputation as the "Food Service Distributor of Choice." Since 1878, we have been committed to this goal, and it has been a critical element of our continued growth.As a 6th generation family-owned company, we treat our customers and employees like family. We genuinely value each team member and know that they play an essential role in our success. That is why we offer competitive compensation, solid benefits, and a great work environment.THE BASIC FUNCTIONS IN THE DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN INBOUND LOGISTICS MANAGERThe Inbound Logistics Manager is responsible for scheduling and monitoring incoming product shipments, ensuring timely and cost-efficient delivery of managed freight and backhauls. To do this effectively, the manager must increase inbound managed case volumes and maximize the profitability of managed loads by determining the most cost-effective mode of transportation while ensuring acceptable service levels. This requires effective negotiations with the carrier and suppliers. Internally, the logistics manager works with buyers to review optimal buying patterns to improve load fill and logistics income. The logistics manager's duties include the following responsibilities.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administers the freight-sheltered income program while ensuring timely delivery of managed 3rd Party and backhaul shipments.
  • Analyze all inbound truckload shipments for the best possible service and most reasonable rates.
  • Assembles and updates current and possible lanes for bid to carriers.
  • Negotiate rates and service commitments with carriers to assure the best possible service at the most reasonable rates.
  • Collaborate with the buyers in their efforts to lower days of inventory on hand, thereby gaining greater inventory turns.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?If you feel that you are right for the logistics manager position, apply now with our mobile-friendly application!Curtze Food Service is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, the presence of mental, physical, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN INBOUND LOGISTICS MANAGERBasic Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience
    • 1 - 2 Years of experience in the supply chain field with an understanding of freight expense as a cost of goods, earned income, managing relationships with internal operations functional areas, vendors, and customersPreferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or related area
      • 4 - 6 Years of experience in supply chain management
      • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of modern Transportation Management Systems (TMS) applications, distribution network design, and planning and managing to a P&LAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Curtze Food Service, Erie , Inbound Logistics Manager, Professions , Erie, Pennsylvania

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