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JOB TITLE: Manager - Distribution & Logistics Services

BRAND: FOCUS Brands

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

The Manager - Distribution and Logistics Services will work with the department Vice President to manage the freight and distribution of food and packaging products from suppliers to distributors to restaurants.  This position will manage a distribution and logistics data analyst and will report directly to Vice President – Distribution and Logistics Services.  

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works closely with department Vice President to manage the freight and distribution of $300 million (10 million cases) in food and packaging products from suppliers to distributors to restaurants
  • Manages a distribution and logistics Data Analyst
  • Reports to the Vice President – Distribution and Logistics Services
  • Implements strategic distribution programs
  • Creates and implements strategic freight management programs to ensure least landed cost on products
  • Manages key distributor relationships to ensure objectives are being met
  • Assists department VP in negotiating new distribution agreements for all brands as needed
  • Monitors distributor and freight company service metrics and takes necessary actions to ensure that all service and delivery targets are being met or exceeded
  • Partners with marketing, culinary and purchasing to ensure adequate and efficient inventories of products for promotions, base business, etc.
  • Communicates distribution activities to Brand personnel and Franchisee community as needed

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum three to five years of distribution and freight experience
  • Basic understanding of distribution and warehousing operations
  • Basic understanding of freight cost management
  • Basic understanding of distribution service and delivery metrics
  • Ability to motivate and direct distributor base
  • Ability to assist VP in successful implementation of major strategic initiatives
  • Ability to work closely with Franchisees
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred    

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