Logistics Analyst in Miamisburg, OH at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 12/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Purpose: Logistics Analysts are responsible for executing the day to day operation of the Verso mill’s centralized functions for optimally selecting and assigning carriers, tendering shipments, receiving acknowledgements, and monitoring shipment progress. This position is one of several analysts that will work together to meet the transportation execution needs of the corporation


Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage carrier power and equipment commitments to meet the needs of Verso and the core carrier base.
  • Monitor driver detention time at assigned mill and approve or deny charges, making sure to add them to tender details so that freight bill audit may approve final bills.
  • Provide proof of deliveries to our customers
  • Viewed as the expert that is sought to analyze and make recommendations to select carriers and resolve transit concernsActivities include analyzing data, monitoring and keeping measurable metrics and driving results.
  • Optimally select carriers for shipments using the MercuryGate TMS system using experience, knowledge, transit time, and rating lanes.
  • Coordinate and execute load tendering for all locations that utilize the Load Center.
  • Provide shipment visibility and status to the entire supply chain.
  • Charged with leadership of the outbound transportation process.  Delivers result through coordination of tasks, people and process.
  • Delivers standardized, streamlined operations with consistent high value services across all shipping facilities and transportation modes.
  • Monitor, track and trace all shipments coming from assigned mill in order to prevent down press time from end user due to late shipments.
  • Providing valid shipment ETA’s to Account Representatives when they inquire.
  • Expedite shipments when requested.


Job Requirements

Required Experience and Education:

Bachelor’s degree with 1 – 2 years business experience in: Transportation, Logistics, Distribution, or Planning and Scheduling.  Direct Load Center experience or a Logistics degree is a plus.  Relative experience may take the place of a degree


Travel: Minimal


Required skills:

Minimum Required Skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Demonstrate leadership, high stress tolerance, ability to actively participate on a high performance team and an enthusiasm for change are a must.

 Preferred Skills:

  • SAP and MercuryGate knowledge a plus


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