Transportation Order Analyst
Caterpillar 1,707 reviews - Morton, IL

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Department Overview:
The Caterpillar Ground Transportation Operations Center is the central transportation planning and execution facility

for the Americas


This facility has responsibility to ensure the successful delivery of North American shipments to and from Caterpillar and client facilities.

The center is composed of teams engaged in:
a) Implementation

b) Operations

c) Support functions

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Order Analyst is responsible for shipment updates for existing loads, updating shipping documents to shipping origins as needed and executing processes around specific transportation events. This position will be general support for load planners and the load tracking team.

Documented processes are understood and adhered to for all the required


with specific focus on order changes on loads and load tracking

Monitoring group email

Logged on to Call Center Phone System

Update shipments on loads as needed

Data Gathering and Analysis

Load Tender Update

Tender Status Follow-up

Track and Trace

Carrier Follow-up

Metrics Reporting

Immediately elevating problems, non-standard events, and problems meeting KPIs.


Relevant experience in Load Planning or Transportation Control initiatives (preferably using JDA-Transportation Manager)

Extensive knowledge of North American Transportation best practices and procedures

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Flexibility to work on and off shift hours

Display a high degree of personal initiative, accountability, teamwork, and customer focus

Desired Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain) or equivalent experience

3PL Experience

6 Sigma/Lean Experience

Expected Training:
Caterpillar CPS Yellow-Belt

JDA Transportation Manager Tools

Load Monitoring/Tracking Tools

This opening will close on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

This is a full time opening and relocation is not available for this position.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website


Where will you take your career? Where do you want to go? You can continue to learn, grow and contribute within one company, Caterpillar.

Caterpillar is an equal opportunity employer.

Unposting Date


Apr 3, 2013, 11:59:00 PM

Primary Location


United States-Illinois-Morton-MORTON01-Morton IL A Office




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