Transportation / TMS Analyst
Company: Lennox International
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: November 22, 2021
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
- 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
- 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
Keywords: Lennox International, Columbia , Transportation / TMS Analyst, Professions , West Columbia, South Carolina
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