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Logistics Specialist

Quincy, MA

Our Brand :

J.Jill is a premier omnichannel retailer and nationally recognized women’s apparel brand committed to delighting customers with great wear-now product. The brand represents an easy, thoughtful and inspired style that reflects the confidence of remarkable women who live life with joy, passion and purpose. J.Jill offers a guiding customer experience through more than 280 stores nationwide and a robust e-commerce platform. J.Jill is headquartered outside Boston.

Overview :

Interfaces with forwarders to schedule and maintain import bookings on the forwarder web sites. Schedules carriers for inbound merchandise deliveries of FCL, LCL, and Air shipments to the Distribution Center. Partners with the Department Manager in the administration & maintenance of inbound volume reports and issuance of reports on a daily basis. Performs all work in accordance with / in adherence to all company safety policies.

Responsibilities :
  • Administers daily import bookings in freight forwarder system to ensure merchandise is booked in a timely manner to meet company delivery timelines. Reviews and analyzes discrepancies that occur with bookings and provides guidance to forwarders on timely resolution.
  • Identify better sailing options by research and analysis on current and past performance data to optimize the shipment ETA to meet INDC date.
  • Maintains inbound reports and their daily issuance to internal and external customers.
  • Tracking import shipments and update inbound reports daily with the most current information regarding delivery of merchandise to the Distribution Center.
  • Interfaces with forwarders, brokers, carriers, to gain the most current delivery information.
  • Coordinates with Logistics Manager to provide timely information to business partners   on delayed shipments as well as timing and action plans for resolution.
  • Monitors and co-ordinate Dray Carrier delivery to DC
  • Audits forwarder, broker, and carrier bills for accuracy and forwards for approval.
  • Publish monthly KPI and SLA data
  • Performs additional duties as needed.

Qualifications :
  • Possesses good computer skills; advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Is a self-starter that can work independently
  • Curious and innovative and quick learner
  • Able to prioritize workload to maintain department operation
  • Has good communication skills
  • Able to work with both internal and external customers to accomplish goals
  • Is detail-oriented
  • Able to work through obstacles to produce desired results
  • Works well under pressure and changing priorities
  • 2+ years of import logistics and domestic transportation experience.
  • Associate degree preferred.
  • 1+ years of Distribution Center experience

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position.

About Us :

At J.Jill, our success is guided by a culture that values the intrinsic art of creativity and the data science required to drive our future growth. We are collaborative and data-centric, with every associate focused on creating our customer’s unique experience and delivering results through our omnichannel business model. We embrace each other’s differences and unique perspectives and consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

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