Logistics Analyst

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Job Title:         Logistics Analyst

FLSA Status:  Full Time, Salaried, Exempt

Reports to:      Logistics Manager

Department:    Logistics

Base Range + Commission:    $32,000 to $80,000.00 (Total compensation is based upon the ability to earn commissions.)


Position Summary: The Logistics Analyst reports directly to the Logistics Manager. This position is responsible for coordinating transportation and logistical services for SPD and third party carriers.

Essential Functions:

The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed in this position, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

  • Ensure compliance with customer transit time requirements and equipment requests are met on all brokered trucks.
  • Coordinate with Asset and Planning Manager to ensure thorough coverage of customer orders by maximizing capacity.
  • Research and establish relationships to augment SPD transportation and logistics services to ensure timely production of pricing and capacity.
  • Establish effective business relationships with partner carriers to maximize profitability
  • Manage dispatch process of partner carriers to ensure orders are executed per customer requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining brokerage profit margins to obtain SPD monthly goals.
  • Coordinate with sales, customer service and asset departments in successfully servicing business and freight opportunities.
  • Investigate and monitor partner carrier on time performance.
  • Assist safety department in processing partner carrier claim issues as necessary
  • Communicate with SPD terminals to coordinate partner carrier arrivals and departures for loading and unloading.
  • Maintain professional communication with shippers and consignees.
  • Oversee effective submission of required paperwork from carrier to SPD departments as requested.
  • Ensure all loads are tracked and properly updated daily in the TMS to ensure timely reporting to customers, check that carriers are on time daily, reminding them of DOD’s to avoid service failures.



Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent desired.
  • Must be available to assist with customer orders during off-hours.
  • Strong PC proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk, and have the ability to work for prolonged periods at a computer. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 30 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

Smokey Point Distributing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. We believe that diverse ideas, opinions and perspectives will build a strong foundation for success. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SPD will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. SPD does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices, or tolerate discriminate or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


19201 63rd Ave NE, Arlington Full-time
Snohomish County Only This job is either located or can be performed in Snohomish County
Estimated Start Date 2021/05/27
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