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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Spherion Staffing Davenport, FL

Davenport, FL
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Spherion Staffing Services is a leading recruiting and strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do. As an industry pioneer, Spherion has sourced, screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to-hire and permanent jobs for more than 6 years. With nearly 6 locations in the United States and Canada, Spherion delivers strategic workforce solutions that improve business performance.

Transportation Analyst

Proven analysis to support management of the transportation network through optimized utilization, pricing and cost savings. Develop recommendations to utilize the most economically advantageous and efficient means of delivering products based on an evaluation of freight classifications, tariff rates and operating capabilities in evaluation of freight classifications, tariff rates and operating capabilities in concurrence with delivery schedules and deadlines. Conduct and execute projects optimizing current transportation lanes, finding opportunities to reduce costs and improve performance to our customers. Work closely with IS on the development of new systems or system enhancements. Support daily outbound transportation operations to include planning and scheduling of loads, routing deliveries and monitoring delivery compliance and performance. Develop, monitor and communicate KPI's and metrics for department and carrier performance. Maintain freight rate s for accuracy and compliance.

3 years transportation experience required - this individual is required to manage larger projects, the work requires a greater degree of evaluation, creativity and judgment and is performed under moderate supervision. Preferred experience working with trucking carriers, including negotiations. Preferred experience in the food distribution or food manufacturing industry. Knowledge of the logistics industry and its capabilities.