Oct 06, 2019

Associate Manager Logistics

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Mt Vernon, IL 62864, USA
Full-Time Management

Job Description



Job Summary:

Implements, and monitors all logistics activities required for the timely and efficient transportation and distribution of products. Participates in the development of the strategies of the business and understands the need for an effective transportation and distribution function to support them.

The position functions as a subject matter expert in all aspects logistics, supply chain and distribution activities.

Job Responsibilities
  • Promotes a world class culture of safety.
  • Participates in functional and cross functional teams to meet objectives, improve processes, and improve stakeholder satisfaction. Develops and maintains standard operating procedures.
  • Performs daily routing and optimization using an internal Transportation Management system, monitors daily dispatch operations including driver/truck and trailer assignments. Participates in driver safety meetings.
  • In partnership logistics management, third party vendors and internal business partners, will apply and promote compliance with applicable regulations (DOT, etc) to ensure engaged workplace.
  • Trains, mentors, leads, and assists less experienced staff, may schedule work, and troubleshoots complex problems referred by others or self-diagnosed problems.
  • Monitors, analyzes, and provides feedback on fleet key performance indicators to exceed service performance measurements.
  • Partners with all internal/external stakeholders, builds relationships to support supply chain end to end objectives.
  • Monitors drivers on compliance of on-board computer (OBC), Department of Transportation, violations, and driver hours of service.
  • Subject matter expert in internal systems to execute daily operations flawlessly, Transportation Management System, On Board Computers, Dispatch Software, and warehouse management systems. Identifies and researches unique customer opportunities, issues, and requests.
  • Maintain and update all master data associated with Transportation systems for the local fleet environment as well as store schedules in the AS400.
  • Oversees backhaul program, driver payroll and productivity. Prepare Driver Bid Schedules.
  • Assists Logistics Manager with invoice entry in a timely manner using internal epro management system. Ensures completion of accident processing, claims, investigation, and corporate reporting.
  • Responsible for daily monitoring to ensure compliance of DOT and Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA). Assists logistics management with ensuring compliance with Department of Transportation, Department of Energy, and Environmental Protection (DEP) compliance of local, state and Federal laws.
  • Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments. Acts as a specialist in the field, uses professional concepts in developing resolution to critical issues.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.



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