Transportation Analyst III

Lennox International Orlando, FL
Company OverviewLennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets. Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers. We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.Job Description

Under limited supervision, evaluates, designs, and continuously improves the execution of transportation management within the distribution system, including fleet designs, sizing, and utilization, and procedures to maximize delivery efficiency.Researches and analyzes freight costs and classifications, delivery methods, and delivery schedules to minimize delivery costs and maximize customer satisfaction. Purchases and schedules transportation to move materials in compliance to route guides, in order to achieve optimum traffic routes. Manages freight damage and claims. Keeps inbound and outbound schedules feasible, balanced, and current. Maintains databases of freight costs, and transportation networks. Negotiates transportation rates in accordance to company guidelines and standards. Conducts cost studies, evaluates equipment availability, and service levels to develop negotiating leverage, identify alternatives and reduces costs. Provides guidance to less experienced transportation analysts.

QualificationsRequires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires at least 5 years related experience. Knows principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits. Knows industry and regulatory trends. Requires effective negotiation skills. Must know how to use Transportation Management Systems to optimize transportation networks. Must have effective written and oral communication skills. May require knowledge and understanding of the practical impact of import and export regulations in a wide range of countries.

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