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Transportation Analyst

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Posted: 04/16/2024 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: 25095 Pay Rate: $ 75000.00 - $ 95000.00

Job Description

Our client, a global manufacturing & distribution company headquartered here in Grand Rapids, is actively looking for a Transpiration Analyst to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of their transportation department. In this pivotal role, you will handle a variety of tasks that include data management, reporting, and software support. This position is ideal for analytical thinkers with a knack for leveraging data to drive organizational success and improve customer satisfaction.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Collect, clean, and verify data to ensure integrity and provide administrative support.
  • Perform mathematical calculations to optimize data application for organizational benefit and customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain high data accuracy and system integrity through detailed analysis.
  • Develop ad hoc reports by compiling data from various systems to support business opportunities.
  • Streamline existing reporting functionalities and develop additional metrics to enhance reporting processes.
  • Configure and adjust pricing setups and changes within the Transportation Management System (TMS).
  • Manage carrier accounts and profiles, troubleshoot pricing issues in the TMS, and ensure effective system utilization.
  • Collaborate closely with the TMS team to define, develop, and implement specific reporting needs.
  • Manage the rate quote email box, providing benchmark rates as needed.
 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
  • At least 2 years of experience in an analyst role.
  • Proficiency in ERP/TMS systems and Microsoft Excel.
  • Familiarity with business processes in the transportation sector.
  • Experience in gathering requirements from stakeholders and acting as a liaison for technical teams.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain, or a related discipline (preferred).
 
Titles Encouraged to Apply:
  • Data Analyst
  • Pricing Analyst
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Operations Analyst
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Process Improvement Analyst
 
If you are driven to make an impact through detailed analysis and strategic data management, we invite you to apply to this dynamic role. Join a team where your skills will be appreciated and your influence will be felt across the organization.
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