Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Corporation is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing approximately 1,900 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its network of approximately 56 distribution centers. Additional information about BlueLinx can be found on its website at www.BlueLinxCo.com.
Position Purpose Summary:
Provides analysis and reporting to support transportation initiatives. Dispatches truckload, LTL and inter-modal shipments from vendor and port locations based on cost and service requirements. Routes fleets to maximize efficiency by using a software routing application.
Performs analysis to validate the cost-effectiveness of various transportation alternatives.
Creates ad hoc reports needed to support daily business needs.
Analyzes miles traveled and stops made for fleet during route and makes recommendationsfor improving efficiency, reducing costs, and modifying road networks.
Knowledge of motor carriers and other transportation service providers. Knowledge of BlueLinx transportation management systems. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant tools/technology.
Years of experience: 2-5 years experience preferred with BS / BA; 2-4 years experience with MS / MA / MBA.