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Freight Optimization Analyst for E-commerce

Company Overview

We import Food ingredients from all over the world.  We offer unique ingredients that are at a quality level you will not find at your national grocery chain. We are one of Canada's leading gourmet food companies

Job Summary

-We are looking for an experienced business Freight logistics analyst.   We  moving into E-commerce in various product categories and using various channels.  We have existing shipping volume and courier relationships that can be leveraged

 

We need to find the best answers to the following problems

  1. Shipping Canada to  Canada ( from Toronto, ON and from Vancouver BC): The least expensive way to offer Canada wide shipping for non-fragile items of various sizes and weights.  
  2. Shipping USA to  USA ( From a 3PL or similar )  : The least expensive way to offer Continental USA  wide shipping for non-fragile items of various sizes and weights.  
  3. Shipping Canada to USA  Non-Food Products to a 3PL or Amazon Centre  in the USA
  4. Shipping Food products Canada to USA to a 3PL or Amazon centre  in the USA
  5. Shipping Canada to  Canada Furniture from our warehouse in Toronto , ON Canada to Consumers in Canada
  6. Shipping Canada to  USA Furniture from our warehouse in Toronto , ON Canada to Consumers in the USA
  7. Shipping USA  to  USA Furniture from a 3PL warehouse in the USA  to Consumers in the USA

(Shipping Furniture ( all furniture will be in boxes within the size limit accepted by UPS ) 

 

Expected Outcomes

  1. Finding out the best rates for Canada Post for delivery within Canada :  Canada Post is one obvious carrier so part of this project will require getting the true net Canada post rates or finding the best Canada Post  reseller company.
  2. A strategy to optimize Canada wide shipping of non-fragile , non time sensitive shipments across Canada.
  3. Negotiate the best rate to ship from Toronto to Amazon distribution centres.  Shipment size would vary from 1 palette to a full truck and will be weekly.  The shipments will consist of non perishable food products   OR of  non-food consumer goods. Quotation should include UPS
  4. A list of custom Brokers that specialize in Food Shipments from Canada to the Amazon distribution centers in the USA, and a recommendation on the best to use
  5. Shipping companies other than UPS that specializes in shipping to Amazon USA distribution centers with rates
  6. Finding out the best rates for USPS for delivery within USA: USPS  is one obvious service so part of this project will require getting the true net USPS or finding the best reseller company.  We are very interested in the boxed and envelopes  USPS provides with fixed shipping rates
  7. A recommendation on the best low cost way to ship Leather Bags to consumers
  8. White glove delivery service options for Furniture deliver in Canada and in the USA

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Freight Logistics Experience
  • Ecommerce experience 

 

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