Logistics Analyst - Distribution Center

City/State US-TN-Lebanon
900 Hutchinson Place
Home Office
900 Hutchinson Place
Location : Postal Code


At Cracker Barrel, our mission is Pleasing People. This is evident from the moment you walk through our doors, with the first smile that greets you, from the items in our retail store to the food on the table, we welcome you home!


As a Logistics Analyst, you will ensure an optimal flow of goods throughout the retail supply chain by analyzing existing processes and past performance, producing recommendations for process improvements and/or cost reductions, and assisting the Logistics and Distribution team in the implementation and execution of initiatives. In this role, you will support operational decisions with regards to carrier selection, shipment execution, and DC efficiency for the Retail Supply Chain.


Supply Chain Planning, Tracking, and Tracing

  •  Plan, develop, and coordinate inbound logistics in conjunction with OTM associate,
    Distribution departments, and other Analysts.
  • Develop and coordinate all aspects of daily routing and wave creation with DC.
  • Provide analytical consultation to Home Office departments on misc. project needs
    requiring Logistics support. Ensure execution against recommendations.
  • Analyze trends and patterns of freight volumes to determine best methods for movement
    of inventory and supply goods.
  • Collaborate with Senior Logistics Analysts, Logistics Analysts, Logistics Director, and
    dedicated carriers to forecast appropriate dedicated fleet size as business needs
    change throughout the year.
  • Collaborate with overseas forwarder to ensure operational execution of import

Carrier Performance & Logistics/Distribution Program Enhancements

  • Work in conjunction with Distribution Center and International and Domestic Logistics
    areas to enhance performance and program flexibility to cover supply chain solutions of
    all CBOCS logistics, including restaurant and retail components.
  • Assist each area in Logistics to ensure that all daily work and merchandise is moving
    through the supply chain as required.
  • Conduct statistical analysis for route design, cost efficiency for outbound shipments and
    delivery method enhancements through the development of ATOMS applications and
  • Conduct statistical analysis for Distribution Center processes.

Landed Freight Support

  • Work in conjunction with CBOCS’ Freight Payable Company, internal coordinators, and
    Sr. Logistics Services Manager to ensure freight invoice accuracy, to submit claims, and
    to follow up with carriers regarding invoice accuracy.
  • Evaluate processes and produce recommendations for improvement.


Experience and Education
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics Management, Business Management, or related field strongly preferred.


Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of retail warehousing and distribution processes.
  • Knowledge of LTL truck load and small package operations.
  • Knowledge of outbound transportation process.
  • Knowledge of distribution computer systems and applications.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Analytical and problem-resolution skills.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety practices.

Working Environment

This role is onsite at our Distribution Center, Monday-Friday. We offer remote flexibility as needed on a case by case basis; with a general expectation of onsite work on a regular basis.

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