Geodis, USA

Transportation Analyst – Brentwood – USA

Job Overview

Primary Duties

  • Administers Request for Quotes (RFQs) including generating, distributing, tracking and analysing carrier proposals and pricing for client bids
  • Experience with Parcel, LTL, Truckload pricing or similar
  • Pulls data history from multiple systems for analysis and manipulation
  • Models data to facilitate fact based decisions
  • Monitor and report carrier and service change impacts to our customers costs and our overall account yield
  • Analyses data relating to carrier performance and prepares metrics used to maintain carrier scorecards
  • Analyses shipping characteristics along with rates for cost savings opportunities and/or increase in expenses
  • Supports managers in compiling analytics and presentations for periodic business reviews with customers
  • Summarizes data by explaining cause and effect business trends and anomalies along with conclusions
  • Identifies savings and profitability improvement opportunities by analyzing client shipping patterns and carrier rate trends
  • Organizes and plans tasks allowing time to ensure completion of all projects
  • Performs ad-hoc analysis and reporting as needed
  • Other duties as required and assigned

Requirements

Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, finance, industrial engineering or other related field from a 4 year college or university preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with analysis and reporting; or an equivalent combination of both education and training
  • Experience with Transportation Management Systems, preferably MercuryGate
  • Knowledge of transportation industry standard KPI’s for cost and service
  • PC literacy to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook
Essential Skills
  • Ability to develop and routinely publish reports in Excel and other tools, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, and co-workers
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to combine transportation operations knowledge and analytical problem solving to provide insights that drive both operational and strategic benefits
  • Ability to generate quality outputs in a timely manner with limited supervision

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