Supply Chain Analyst
Supply Chain Analyst with responsibilities in master data, purchasing, and transportation. Transportation focus on (domestic and international) freight optimization, cost avoidance, and trade compliance. Handle key suppliers in purchasing through communication of requirements, deadlines, and mode of transportation in an effort to reduce freight spend. Maintain, review, and modify master data rules / exceptions and establish the frequency for which each category is updated.
- Initiated cost savings measures consolidating shipments to hit weight breaks and changing carriers for our intercompany imports resulting in projected annual savings of $400,000.
- Re-organized the shipping schedule and location of suppliers to increase trailer optimization and allowing for a reduction of one FTL shipment per week and a $234,000 annualized savings.
- Reduced fines and freight cost after identifying that we were paying for collect shipments due to invalid account numbers. Collaborated with Sales and Customer Ops. to correct the issue with cost avoidance estimates of $100,000 annually.