Logistics Program Planner/Analyst

Logistics Grand Prairie, Texas Aurora, Illinois


Since 1922, Shorr Packaging Corporation has been providing its customers with products and services designed to deliver the best packaging solutions with an ongoing focus on innovation and progress. In 1984 we became an employee-owned company which drives a culture of support, collaboration, and a drive to win. Every employee-owner across the country is committed to Shorr’s success by offering our customers a unique combination of in-depth business knowledge and personal service. Our significant year over year growth can be directly tied to our culture of employee ownership focusing on unparalleled customer service and support.

The solution to our success is our people, both our customers and our employee owners.

The Logistics Program Planner/Analyst will be partnering with the Logistics Program Manager.  This position is responsible for collaborating with Operations, Sales, customers, and product vendors in supporting all aspects of the Supply Chain, developing, and analyzing service and cost metrics, and building a strong service driven relationship between vendors and customers.  This position will have some customer facing interaction.

 Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to coordination of vendor shipments, managing all aspects of the transportation procurement process, and ensuring timely deliveries to meet our customers requirements.  Must develop a strong understanding of the day-to-day tactical operational activities from management of shipments, order receipt, carrier selection to final delivery.  This position will also identify opportunities for service and cost improvements.  In addition, they will analyze, support, and provide recommendations to reduce freight expense at the division level.


  • Facilitates communication between Operations, Sales, Vendors and Customer Service to promote a healthy and efficient supply chain.
  • Responsible for optimizing carriers to obtain required service levels at the most competitive price.
  • Manage the execution of entire shipment and transportation life cycle from order receipt and carrier tender through final delivery to customer.
  • Perform daily shipment tracking for strategic customer deliveries to ensure customer expectations are being fulfilled.
  • Monitor carrier service KPI’s and conduct root cause analysis and corrective actions when metrics fall below established thresholds
  • Identify and partner with Logistics Program Manager on cost savings and operational improvement opportunities
  • Perform metrics reporting and data analysis tasks to identify issues and opportunities for process improvement
  • Analyze shipping data and provide a transportation/freight optimization plan to lower overall freight expense
  • Ensure that quality, quantity, customer satisfaction, and financial commitments are met
  • Communicate and resolve service issues quickly and efficiently
  • Communicate daily with vendors and customers. The expectation is to be onsite when needed and make routine visits to both vendors and customers.
  • Establish and cultivate carrier relationships along with regular meetings to monitor goals and objectives


  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Transportation, Supply Chain, or similar field; and 1-3 years’ experience in transportation planning, logistics or overall supply chain management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of OTR, TL and LTL modes of transport and their general operations required.
  • Strong knowledge base of logistics and transportation procurement.
  • Experience with TMS systems preferred.
Computer Skills:
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills: Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Shorr Packaging Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Female/Male/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity) that provides our employee owners with excellent compensation and benefits including 401K, employee stock (ESOP), medical, dental, life, and more.