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Parcel Logistics Specialist

Company: Colony Brands, Inc
Location: Monroe
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Colony Brands is one of North America's largest and most successful direct marketing catalog and e-Commerce companies. Our company includes a diverse portfolio of affiliates, brands and products ranging from apparel to kitchen appliances, while maintaining our roots as a private, customer-centric business based in Monroe, WI for 95+ years.

Critical, yet often working behind the scenes to ensure the success of our business, are our Global Logistics and Analytics teams. We're seeking a Parcel Logistics Specialist to support the success of this team and the overall business portfolio. If you're an analytical problem-solver who can build productive relationships across cross-functional teams and external vendors - than this may be the position for you!

What You'll Do:
In general, you'll be responsible for managing relationships with carriers, resolving delivery and transit issues, pulling and delving into data to help achieve business goals in a customer-centric manner. In this role, you'll work closely with fulfillment facilities to determine volume of orders for daily shipment and be a liaison to software vendors and consultants.

To be successful, you must be able to write some code, build and pull reports, but more importantly, filter and use that information to understand the business impact and drive decisions. You'll closely monitor and analyze carrier delivery performance and costs. You'll also be responsible for:
--- Designing, developing, formatting, and preparing management information and reports (ex. key performance indicators including returns, claims, time in transit, profitability, route planning, forecasting, etc.)
--- Utilizing Access, SQL, Python, Power BI, and Excel to perform in-depth analyses of corporate operations and/or distribution
--- Managing small parcel carrier distribution programs
--- Working with carriers to plan and implement service and rate updates
--- Partnering with customer service and programming to ensure that data is provided for lost or damaged shipments
--- Managing and validating the parcel carrier invoice audit process


Qualifications

This position requires a driven professional with knowledge of analytical reporting and database management systems. Ideally you will have a bachelor's degree in business analytics, mathematics, operations, or a related discipline. In addition, we are looking for:
--- 3+ years of report building and complex analysis experience
--- Experience with SQL, Power BI, MS Excel and Visual Studio, Redshift, Workbench, etc.
--- Solid organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment
--- A positive demeanor and demonstrated ability to build relationships
--- Clear, concise, yet engaging, written and oral communications skills
--- The ability to interpret large amounts of data to derive actionable business insights

This position offers the flexibility to work primarily at in the Monroe, WI Fulfillment facilities, and/or work from home (remotely). To take advantage of the remote work option, you must:
--- Live within a reasonable commuting distance of Monroe, WI
--- Be able to travel to Monroe, WI as needed for need a few days a month and work onsite daily during most of Q4 if needed
--- Have reliable, high-speed internet and appropriate home office ergonomics
--- Maintain a residence in Wisconsin, Iowa, or Illinois

Keywords: Colony Brands, Inc, Rockford , Parcel Logistics Specialist, Professions , Monroe, Illinois

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