Logistics Business Analyst Transplace 3PL - Memphis, TN

ABOUT TRANSPLACE:

Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. From complete logistics management outsourcing to SaaS transportation management system (TMS) and supply chain network planning and design to high-quality brokerage services, 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND TASKS:

  • Develop complex analysis supported through Transplace’s business intelligence capabilities
  • Serve as primary analytical consultant and coordination point for procurement activities
  • Perform freight cost, service, and carrier management studies
  • Work with engineering and operations team to generate freight market benchmarking and determine meaningful KPIs for account
  • Work closely with operations teams to develop opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Communicate with customers to gather system constraints and requirements.
  • Work with engineering to build applications that utilize Transplace optimization tools.
  • Conduct consulting projects, as requested

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE:

  • Transportation industry knowledge, including key terminology; and, general knowledge of primary customer industries
  • Detailed understanding of the TMS and how it interacts with the Transplace optimization framework
  • Working knowledge of optimization software
  • Working Knowledge of relational database and SQL
  • Strong optimization modeling knowledge with the ability to develop algorithms
  • Ability to develop applications to retrieve and change data through SQL
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment

SKILLS

  • Advanced Experience with MS Office Products (Excel, Powerpoint, Access, and Word)
  • Ability to extract data from BI or other DB sources, validate and conduct advanced analytics
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present analysis and recommendations in verbal and written communications to multiple target audiences (operations teams, middle and senior management)
  • Experience working with advanced TMS systems and knowledge of freight KPI’s preferred but not required

TRAVEL:

  • 10 – 15%

EXPERIENCE:

  • Three to Five Years of experience in freight management and analysis at either a shipper, 3PL or carrier

EDUCATION:

  • B.S. in Business, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering or other related fields.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Memphis, TN

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Management: 3 years
  • Logistics: 1 year
  • Analytics: 1 year

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