Job Vacancy Transportation Analyst Intern Veritiv


Job title: Transportation Analyst Intern

Company: Veritiv

Job description: Are you looking for an internship opportunity where you can utilize your newly acquired logistics, supply chain or business education, skills, and experience to help get your career started? Veritiv is looking for qualified candidates who are interested in gaining on-the-job training, mentoring, and real-world experience in their field of choice.

Veritiv’s Summer Internship Program offers competitive pay and provides a chance to put your education into action while obtaining real, marketable skills at a growing company. Interns will participate in team projects, social events, volunteer work and professional development training. This position is a full-time (40 hours/week), hybrid internship that will begin on June 3, 2024 and conclude on August 2, 2024.

Veritiv Corporation, headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading full-service distributor of Packaging, Facility, and Print Solutions, as well as a provider of Logistics and Supply Chain Management services. The company is proud to have a workforce that is inclusive, diverse and resembles the communities we serve.

Job Summary and Scope:

As a Corporate Transportation Analyst intern, you will report to the Supervisor of Freight Execution supporting the operations of Veritiv’s third-party freight shipments for our core business.

The primary goal of this position is to ensure best-in-class service for our vendors by optimizing our logistics services to provide transportation solutions for the paper, packaging, and facility supplies enterprises of Veritiv Corporation while continuously reducing transportation costs and streamlining processes.

Job Responsibilities:

Optimization Project: Optimize & streamline a Transportation process, implementing a new SOP based upon your findings

Support execution for the strategy of transacting all third-party freight in a common Transportation Management System.

Liaison between Veritiv’s suppliers, sales force, operations, inventory team and our 3rd Party Carriers

Determine lowest-cost carrier and best mode of transportation for Veritiv’s third-party core shipments.

Communicate with assigned division Logistics Managers to examine results and improvement opportunities.

Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external merchants.

Provide tracking updates to merchants or suppliers when necessary.

Identify cost-saving opportunities within the supply chain.

Qualifications and Work Experience:

A rising junior or senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in logistics, supply chain, business or other related field.

Experience with freight transportation management systems such as Mercury Gate International is a plus.

Industry knowledge of current LTL and Full Truckload market is a plus

Strong situational analysis and decision-making abilities.

Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively prioritize workload.

Functional/Technical skills required.

Microsoft Office proficiency with intermediate Excel skills required.

Must have good written, listening and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate with all levels of the organization.

Advanced problem-solving and conflict management skills.

Must be highly motivated, flexible and deadline driven.

Travel will likely be infrequent, but a willingness to do so when needed is required.

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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This description does not attempt to define the job’s essential functions as defined by applicable disabilities law.

Expected salary:

Location: Norcross, GA

Job date: Thu, 07 Sep 2023 22:13:46 GMT

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