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Transportation Analyst

Metro Green Logistics

JOB SUMMARY

The Transportation  Analyst will work closely with our General control tower team and our Customer, to ensure that all aspects of our transportation program are delivered.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

• Utilize network balance capacity tools to determine location of trucks and available customer loads; tailor the plan to meet area needs;

• Understand daily capacity needs/opportunities and pro-actively communicate to appropriate leadership;

• Know and understand the intricacies of operational market assigned; plan for acceptance of loads;

• Utilize planning & support tools to assign loads to trucks; ensure customers’ service requirements are met;

• Responsible for the booking of loads, the successful dispatch of planned loads and subsequent ownership of loads for assigned area;

• Analyze route, carrier, wholesaler and customer schedules to enhance consolidations and cost savings;

• Liaise with carriers to ensure all shipments are delivered on time and in good order;

• Communicate with warehouse operations and customer service to obtain order status information;

• Analyze carrier performance, complete analytics reports and provide recommendations for service improvement;

• Maintain good relations with licensed producers and provincial wholesalers;

• Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations to meet company demands and expectations;

• Perform additional duties assigned by leadership.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

• Degree in Supply Chain or related discipline from University or College an asset;

• Minimum of 3-5 years of job experience in similar role;

• Minimum of 4 years of logistics experience in a 3PL environment preferred;

• Knowledge of TMW/Truck Mate preferred.

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Requires a thorough knowledge of the freight industry, including LTL, T/L, parcel, and expedited shipments, consolidation and routing;

• Knowledge of carrier and customer rate tariffs and their application;

• Excellent computer skills including MS Office (Excel and PowerPoint);

• Ability to plan, think ahead, and prepare action plans to achieve results;

• Requires strong analytical abilities and an approach to problem solving;

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@metroscg.com