Transportation Operations Analyst will have a primary focus on initiatives to increase profitability and efficiency for transportation execution. The analyst will use statistical analyses, industry knowledge, and other data to devise possible solutions to business challenges. The analyst will also help to implement the solutions.
Negotiate transportation allowances with vendors for existing and new customer pickup lanes.
Negotiate linehaul rates with carriers.
Develop and maintain management’s reporting requirements including automation and ad hoc requests.
Daily responsibility for shipment delivery through carrier management, contact with DC(s), procurement, and vendors to resolve operational issues.
Manage projects to support Transportation initiative.
Will involve extensive MS Excel based analyses; MS SQL (or equivalent) and MS Access based data mining to extract transportation and order data from multiple sources.
Will be involved with development of new processes and validation of existing processes targeting operations improvement.
Work closely with Transportation Management Team, Warehouse Operations Management, and Procurement to assist in optimizing efficiency, productivity, and workflow processes associated with the day-to-day transportation operations.
BS/BA degree, preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations Research, Math, or other technical area.
User level and/or implementation experience in WMS & TMS systems is desirable.
Experience and exposure to transportation operations & concepts is desirable.
Experience with data mining, business intelligence tools, financial planning and analysis.
Strong organizational, interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities within time constraints
Ability to solve problems and analyze data
Ability to think and work independently but also work well in teams
Eagerness to learn and accept challenges
Technical skills required: MS Office (especially MS Excel and Visual Basic), SQL.
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