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Analyst, Transportation - 1st Shift - Hybrid

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Naperville
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Solutions driven success. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 1st ShiftAs the Transportation Analyst, you will perform complex analytical reviews, evaluate and interpret data, and make recommendations for business solutions related to improving operations. You'll find yourself immersed in a rapidly growing environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. Join XPO and we'll give you the support you need to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Ensure the output of centralized processes meets solution design specifications and customer/carrier requirements
  • Monitor and manage key performance indicators and execute root cause analyses when needed
  • Initiate continuous process improvement activities and monitor results
  • Execute analysis and data preparation in support of sales activities
  • Provide all support function activities, including timely and accurate data processing, analysis and reporting, along with handling all other customer and carrier-specific inquiries
  • Work with both internal subject matter experts (SMEs) and customer/carrier to resolve problems and/or support implementations
  • Develop customer/carrier performance reports; process and distribute weekly customer metrics
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as a SMEWhat you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 1 year of experience in transportation or logistics analytics It'd be great if you also have:
      • 3 years of transportation operations experience, including carrier management, transportation planning, project management or logistics analysis
      • Familiarity with all modes and rate negotiations
      • Experience with freight payment information and research
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); ability to work in Access and MS Power BI
      • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Transportation Management Systems (TMS)
      • Ability to develop and implement ideas for initiatives while continuously improving processes
      • Solid verbal, written and presentation skills Be part of something big.#LI-Hybrid

        We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
        The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
        Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Naperville , Analyst, Transportation - 1st Shift - Hybrid, Professions , Naperville, Illinois

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