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Transportation / TMS Analyst

Company: Lennox International
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company ProfileLennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers. We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.Job DescriptionThis analyst evaluates and designs transportation and distribution procedures to maximize delivery efficiency.Duties include, but are not limited to:--

  • Research and analyze freight costs and classifications, delivery methods and delivery schedules to minimize delivery costs and maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain databases of freight costs and transportation networks.
  • Assist in negotiating transportation rates in accordance with company guidelines and standards.
  • Assist in the analysis of transportation costs, equipment availability and service levels.
  • Conduct cost studies to develop negotiating leverage, evaluate alternatives and reduce costs.
  • Coordinate foreign merchandise production, quota, customs documentation and transportation as needed.
  • May work with customs officials to work out delays and obtain release of incoming freight.
  • May assist in compliance with federal regulations.QualificationsRequires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires at least 1 year related experience.Knows principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits. Knows industry and regulatory trends. Requires moderately advanced negotiation skills. Must know how to use Transportation Management Systems to optimize transportation networks. Must have effective written and oral communication skills. May require knowledge and understanding of the practical impact of import and export regulations in a wide range of countries.

Keywords: Lennox International, Columbia , Transportation / TMS Analyst, Professions , West Columbia, South Carolina

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