Logistics Analyst

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  • Job ID 1003901

Job Description

Role Overview:

A Logistics Analyst plays a pivotal role in optimizing supply chain operations by analysing data, identifying inefficiencies, and implementing strategies to enhance logistics and distribution processes. A Logistics Analyst contributes significantly to a company’s operational efficiency by leveraging data analysis, process improvement, and strategic planning within the logistics and supply chain functions



  • Data Analysis: Analyse logistics data, including transportation costs, inventory levels, and distribution patterns, to identify trends, inefficiencies, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Performance Monitoring: Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) such as on-time delivery, maintenance cost (SH/KM), consumption (KM/L), Collection cost/L and transportation costs (% of sales) to assess logistics performance.
  • Forecasting and Planning: Utilize historical data and market trends to forecast logistics demands and requirements, aiding in efficient inventory management and resource allocation.
  • Process Improvement: Identify and propose process improvements to streamline logistics operations, reduce costs, and enhance overall efficiency in the supply chain.
  • Vendor and Carrier Management: Evaluate and manage relationships with logistics service providers, negotiating contracts, rates, and service levels to optimize transportation and distribution processes.
  • Inventory Optimization: Collaborate with the delivery team to ensure the integrity of the inventory is maintained throughout the supply chain by monitoring vehicle temperatures performance, returns management etc. and proposing ways to improve them.
  • Technology Utilization: Utilize logistics software, data management tools, and ERP systems to collect, analyse, and present logistics data for decision-making purposes.
  • Compliance and Regulations: Stay updated on logistics regulations, compliance standards, and industry best practices to ensure adherence to legal requirements and optimize operations accordingly.
  • Reporting and Communication: Generate reports, presentations, and recommendations based on logistics analysis, communicating findings to management and relevant stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical abilities to interpret complex logistics data and derive actionable insights.
  • Problem-Solving: Ability to identify logistical challenges and develop effective solutions.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in logistics software, data analysis tools, and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Excel, PowerBI).
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey findings and recommendations clearly.
  • Supply Chain Knowledge: Understanding of supply chain principles, logistics operations, and transportation management.
  • Attention to Detail: Ability to pay close attention to detail while analyzing large datasets


  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Relevant experience in logistics analysis or a similar role may be required.
  • Certifications in logistics or supply chain management might be beneficial.

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