Performs analysis in support of activities related to management of third party freight payment process. Maintains and monitors freight spend KPI’s.
Maintain and updates freight tariff data bases . Communicates with transportation companies and internal users of KPI and tariff data.
Creation of RFP for Logistics Services and analysis of data. Provides plants with month and quarter end accrual data. Determines applicability of freight charges.
Keeping watchful eye of invoices in rejection to determine why they are rejected to determine subsequent source of action.
Constant dialogue with TSP’s to ensure EDI coding is enabling appropriate cost allocation.
Nature of Duties / Responsibilities
Create records and databases from different sources ( Oracle, CTSI reports, Crossdock data, Global billing reports, Shared Services data and Finance dashboard ).
Monitor PSL usage, usage of premium freight services, and routing guide adherence.
Monitoring freight expenses and finance coding to ensure correct GL accounts are charged.
Provide information and guidance to plant logistics managers regarding spending performance and trends.
Monitor third party audit and freight payment system to ensure proper coding of freight invoices, correct errors in the system, ensure weekly, monthly and quarterly spend and accrual reports are provided to all plants.
Maintain freight rate data base embedded in third party audit and freight payment system
Education and Experience
4 - 6 years experience in logistics environment
Must possess excellent skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Experience using Oracle ERP
Working knowledge of freight tariffs
Working knowledge of freight payment process and / or general accounts payable processes.