Logistics Analyst

Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Brookfield, WI, US, 53005

Company: REV Group, Inc.

Additional Locations: Decatur, Indiana; Longview, Texas; Winter Park, Florida Nesquehoning, PA 

Requisition ID: 1031  

REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.


The Logistics Analyst will actively work with Corporate Commodity Managers and Business Unit Materials Management to manage and refine the REV Group Freight Logistics program.  The  Logistics Analyst will identify trends and work with Business Unit Materials Managers to balance cost & service level for inbound & outbound freight.  The Logistics Analyst will assist suppliers and REV locations with shipment issues, resolve carrier billing discrepancies, and act as primary REV contact with freight carriers.  The Logistics Analyst will be an integral part of transforming the supply chain and developing an industry leading cost structure.  


Location based on division, but projects can span any location


Job Responsibilities:


  • Support REV Suppliers and Business Units on problem shipments
  • Extract data from various sources to analyze and report on trends, Key Performance Indicators, and cost savings opportunities
  • Lead logistics related cost savings activities with support from Business Unit Materials Managers
  • Develop and maintain in-transit reporting to keep Business Unit Materials teams up to date on in-transit shipments
  • Negotiate and maintain Truckload, LTL, & small package carrier contracts
  • Resolve carrier billing discrepancies utilizing understanding of freight characteristics and tariff agreements
  • Audit carrier performance, hold at least quarterly reviews with key carriers
  • Proactively communicate on trends, help Business Units implement countermeasures to address service issues, cost increases, weather disruptions, or other issues that may disrupt material flow
  • Assist in freight claims management process.  Lead efforts to reduce claims where possible.
  • Assist in efforts to reduce environmental impact through shipment consolidation & returnable packaging




  • BS degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering or equivalent field of study
  • 3 years prior work experience in Logistics or Supply Chain with a focus on transportation management
  • Ability to Travel 20%


Desired Skills:


  • Ability to read & understand carrier tariffs and contracts.
  • Familiarity with freight logistics processes and key cost drivers.
  • Experience with international logistics & US trade compliance.
  • Project Management with ability to manage multiple action items and changing priorities effectively.
  • Analytical mindset and attention to detail, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, V-lookup).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Power Point.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work well within a cross-functional team.
  • Transportation, Supply chain, engineering, or quality control experience.





Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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