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Full-Time

Senior Transportation Analyst

Posted on 6/27/2024

Flexport

Flexport

1,001-5,000 employees

End-to-end platform for global trade

Senior, Expert

Chicago, IL, USA

Category
Quality Control & Compliance
Supply Chain Management
Transportation & Distribution
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Communications
SQL
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in transportation analysis or cost management.
  • Strong systems and reporting skills (e.g. exceptional SQL and Excel skills).
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data, model scenarios and draw actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across teams.
  • Experience in the logistics or supply chain industry is preferred.
  • A 'compliance first' attitude to keep regulators happy and enthusiastic about Flexport.
Responsibilities
  • Understand and analyze carrier rates and estimate the financial and operational impact of rate changes on the network.
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to implement rate changes in Flexport system, perform rate validations using carrier rating logic.
  • Maintain the repository of carrier rate cards, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of updates.
  • Evaluate and model transportation carrier proposals to drive cost savings, improve delivery speed, and optimize network footprint.
  • Improve cost capture and reconciliation process by performing deep dives into transportation cost drivers, such as shipping surcharges.
  • Leverage a deep understanding of the last-mile network to accurately estimate transportation costs for upcoming years and provide support to the Pricing team.
  • Build and maintain dashboards to track key performance indicators (KPIs) using SQL and data visualization tools.
  • Develop strong working relationships with external partners to understand and improve rate proposals.
  • Document business processes and create internal documentation to streamline operations and establish common terms and definitions.

Flexport is an end-to-end platform for global trade, streamlining supply chain workflows and enabling real-time communication and data-backed decision-making. The platform utilizes technologies to automate orders, onboard suppliers, book logistics, track cargo, and provide customizable reporting and analytics for supply chain optimization.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$3B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-12%

1 year growth

-20%

2 year growth

-13%

Benefits

Free Food

Company Social Outings

Health & Wellness

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Health Insurance

Life Insurance

Paid Time Off

PTO / Vacation Policy

Paid Holidays

Maternity / Paternity Leave

Financial Benefits

401K / Retirement Plan

Performance Bonus

Employee Stock Purchase Plan