• Analyst - Inbound Transportation

    Position ID#
    95602
    # Positions
    1
    State
    PA
    City
    Camp Hill
    Category
    Corporate - Supply Chain / Logistics
  • Job Description

    SUMMARY

    The primary purpose of this position is to ensure the timely and efficient movement of merchandise, fixtures, and supplies from vendors to retail stores. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in observance of Rite Aid’s brand and strategy and adhere to our core values and service attributes. 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:

    • Oversee, develop and coordinate the best shipping method based upon delivery dates of merchandise from vendor to distribution centers/retail stores
    • Develop working relationships with vendors, carriers, and third party providers to ensure timely and accurate shipping of merchandise
    • Oversee and approve allowance amounts from our vendor partners
    • Expedite the movement and receipt of advertising, promotional, plan-o-gram, planner, and out-of-stock goods and communicate the status to our partners such as Category Management, Replenishment and DC personnel
    • Maintain and expand the back-haul program that oversees the use of private fleet trucks to pick up merchandise from a vendor and deliver it to the distribution centers
    • Analyze the distribution network and shipping patterns of multiple vendors
    • Negotiate rates with carriers to obtain the most cost-effective transportation price

    Experience / Requirements

    • Three (3) years' of experience in Logistics, Transportation, or Warehouse Environment required

    Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) Business and/or Logistics preferred
    • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

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