DHL Global Forwarding (USA)

Supply Chain Liaison – Romulus – USA

Job Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a Supply Chain Liaison  In this role you will develop, implement, and manage integrated logistics solutions that impact customer warehousing, distribution, and inventory of products and materials. This role includes planning and managing specialized logistics development projects for customers seeking solutions to their sourcing and distribution issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in designing, implementing and managing specialized logistics development projects for companies seeking solutions to sourcing and distribution issues.
  • Establishes an operations infrastructure, secures the proper facilities material handling equipment
  • Puts the proper procedures/processes in place, and sets up information technology for new logistics projects.
  • Analyses, models, and creates efficiencies in distribution networks using advanced logistics software including location of sites, allocation of resources, inventory placement and size, selection of transportation mode, freight consolidation, etc.
  • Develops and documents work instructions, requirements and well-defined project/implementation plans for logistics projects; tracks and reports on the progress and status of logistics projects.
  • Analyses prospective customer service requirements; evaluates current total supply chain scenarios of target clients versus the development and evaluation of alternative scenarios.
  • Selects the optimum scenario which, while suiting a particular target client, fully exploits current DHL capabilities and/or identifies possible enhancements of DHL services.
  • Calculates specific service provision and project costs.
  • Monitors service performance to ensure compliance with agreed customer standards utilizing
  • established measurement tools; ensures vendor compliance with service agreements.

Skills / Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in Logistics and/or Supply Chain
  • Must have intermediate Excel experience – creating Pivot Tables, using filters, producing reports, etc.
  • Good knowledge of freight forwarding business
  • Ability to communicate courteously and effectively
  • Very results-driven and detailed-oriented with an ability to positively influence others across multiple groups
  • An ability to work independently relying on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish daily deliverables
  • Ability to work effectively with others as a member of a work team
  • Experience of processing and handling large volumes of data, spreadsheets and reports

Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.  At DGF, we don’t build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.

As the world’s leading logistics’ company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.  We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:

  • The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees
  • The most efficient processes and fastest response times
  • The best solutions and best customer service

Our VisionThe Logistics Company for the World
Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF)

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF’s logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers’ increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

Work Authorization

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

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