ALCO Stores - Inbound Logistics Manager


ALCO Stores,Inc. is currently seeking an Inbound Logistics Manager.


The Logistics Manager utilizes ALCO's in house TMS and additional resources to route all in bound shipments as economically as possible, ensuring prompt lead times.



    Manages ALCO's TMS Inbound Routing

    Manages East & West Coast LTL Consolidation on a daily basis with hands on supervision

    Strives to reduce inbound freight percentages as compared to prior year

    Works daily to maintain lowest possible landed costs with minimal disruptions in service standards, using multiple carrier spot quotes and route changes

    Communicates with carriers to reduce empty miles which reward ALCO with minimal rate increases

    Closely monitors Vendor Performance/Compliance on weight and cube, ship point and on time shipping issues

    Works with CONSOL vendors on the two week cycle to create efficiencies with supply chain replenishment and reduce direct store freight costs

    Monitor daily distributor shipments fortimely routing and arrival

    Implement carrier pricing/service laneanalysis

    Review and monitor inbound freight payments

    Supervise all inbound traffic associatesinvolved with TMS and freight payment activity

    Learn outbound freight procedures andfreight payment to fill in as necessary


    Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field

    Previous experience in retail and logistics required

    Combination of strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities

    High level math and excel skills

    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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Job Type: Full-Time    Expiration Date: 06/08/2014
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