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Transportation Analysts collect and analyze transportation data to help with future planning and decisions. Specific Transportation Analyst responsibilities are finding ways to improve transportation safety, reducing transportation costs, minimizing environmental impact, developing analysis methods, evaluating projects, and predicting future transportation needs. Successful resume samples for this job mention skills like transportation expertise, analytical thinking, detail orientation, networking, project management skills, budgeting, and computer proficiency. Employers select resumes displaying a Bachelor’s Degree and training in data analysis, highway design, and urban planning.

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Senior Transportation Analyst

Negotiated contracts and rates for all modes of domestic and international transportation (Ocean and Air). Product line required cold chain management.

  • Achieved annual savings of $1.2mm through carrier negotiations.
  • Orchestrated a Vendor Inbound transportation program that reduced over all inbound ground spend by twenty - six percent.
  • Designed and managed a landing cost program with corporate purchasing team.
  • Managed materials planning for a third party manufacturing model resulting in 7% reduced inventory levels for Avon Products.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Logistics Management
BA
Logistics
Six Sigma Green Belt
2

Transportation Analyst

Scheduled all shipments from international and domestic factories to distribution center.

  • Updated and maintained accurate transit information via in-house visibility tool
  • Forecasted, researched and identified methods and areas to reduce freight costs and streamline processes
  • Created departmental queries from ad-hoc reports for the associate group.
  • Performed analysis and made recommendations for process improvements.
  • Used Access based queries to run reports
  • Communicated with internal/external customers regarding how product was trending within the pipeline.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
MA
Master of Arts
3

Sr. Inbound Transportation Analysts

Planned most cost effective way to have freight shipped, managing the balance between customer satisfactions while reducing costs to the company.

  • Solved complex conflicts by exhibiting advance understanding of needs and demands of customer and the company's goals. Utilizing ability to think outside the box to find creative solutions.
  • Commutated in a timely manner with all levels of management
  • Partnered with other departments as needed to reduce costs and implement new initiatives.
  • Managed high level workloads with ability to meet and exceed department goals for accuracy.
  • Manage and analyze weekly monitoring reports and used the information to update team and create change for further accuracy and cost savings.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
4

Transportation Analyst

  • Collaborate with top supplier, responsible for $22M of $300M transportation spend, to reduce cost to benchmark by 25% while increasing: truckload acceptance rate by 20%, on-time performance by 5%, and overall vendor relations.
  • Created, developed, and implemented Qlikview application that helped measure and drive down carrier process time from 24 hours to 3 hours. This software application was user by senior management to track goals and set savings objectives.
  • Conducted multi-million dollar bids and collaborated with optimization team each time new network design is submitted, and created unique forecasting model to estimate future costs per truckload on individual lanes.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Industrial And Systems Engineering
5

Transportation Analyst

Analyzed carrier rates and service provided were within our contract requirements. Assisted customers to make the current carrier is chosen to handle their requirements when delivering their shipments.

  • Served as subject matter expert on Oracle TMS system development. Provided data for system creation, testing and implementation. Prepared training documents and trained the transportation and shipping departments
  • Closing of three distribution centers was in charge of the bid package to our truckload carriers - providing criteria - awarding the business. Working with the distribution centers to discuss how many truckloads a day they could ship and how many could be received by the distribution center. Kept a log of truckloads to make sure what shipped was received
  • Provided value added customer service for priority customers, with multi million dollar orders, resulting in meeting customer delivery requirement
Candidate Info
48
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Transportation Management System
6

Transportation Analyst

  • Internal consultant to 17 business segments supporting analytical needs in managing $200 million of global transportation spend across all modes
  • Project lead on savings initiatives that drove total cost reductions of $800,000 in non-value added freight forwarding and parcel accessorial charges
  • Manages accurate scorecards for divisional clients in North America and APAC through utilization of Microsoft SQL Server and automation tools
  • Built and maintained strong relationships with multiple business units, including personal responsibility for overseeing management of division accounting for $10 million in annual freight spend
  • Developed scorecard and measurement process to track international freight forwarder on-time performance with North American origin/destination, scalable to all global shipments
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Supply Chain Management
International Finance
7

Transportation Analyst

  • Performed the daily routing of domestic and international parcel, LTL, truckload and air freight shipments for Universal, Disney Interactive, Warner Home Entertainment and multiple smaller studios.
  • Consulted daily with Customer Service and Distribution to source equipment for intercompany transfers to Memphis, TN, Brampton, Ontario and Mexicali, Mexico.
  • Project Manager for item dimension/weight measurement to secure the lowest cost service provider covering existing and new SKU’s across all clients.
  • Routed all clients on second shift with a 99.9% accuracy rating while utilizing Red Prairie/JDA an industry leading systems for supply chain execution.
  • Coordinated with Distribution on last minute changes to determine the most efficient method of transportation to protect the client’s original delivery date.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Supply Chain Management
8

Senior Transportation Analyst

  • Led Cost Tolerance project that resulted in an estimated savings of $160k per year.
  • Oversee $113M annual spend in manual invoices and ensure proper classification and coding is executed.
  • Lead the design and implementation of analytical tools that support the business for [company name].
  • Work on strategic projects and initiatives with stakeholders, includes multi-year business plans, productivity initiative efforts, and support of stakeholders finance needs.
  • Participate in annual budget meetings and prepare annual transportation budget of $540M.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Organizational Management
9

Warehouse Specialist/transportation Analyst

  • Responsible for accurately providing the materials that each team of linemen needed to perform their duties in the field
  • Unloaded/loaded the shipments that were delivered multiple times a week and confirmed each bill of lading for accuracy
  • Learned how to build and assemble certain materials that linemen needed each day in order to complete their assignments
  • Provided the delivery of emergency supplies into the field as soon as requested which required intense multi-tasking at times, especially after thunderstorms
  • Assigned to critical response team responsible for quickly recovering lost, damaged, or stolen freight belonging to Caterpillar
  • Monitored and assessed risk of ocean and rail trade lanes being imported into the United States
  • Led set up of Forecasting stats and IP stats in support of SPM Wave 1 Joint Assembly Testing
  • Supported delivery of Integrated End Service advance preparation deliverables and issues
  • Completed targeted training/learning to support growth in procedures and supply chain
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AS
Arts
BA
Supply Chain Management
10

Transportation Analyst

  • Credited with reducing freight charges by 40% and improved the freight pay process to ensure billing is accurate and efficient. This included reducing transportation cost by 20% by conducting extensive carrier auctions.
  • Created and analyzed Excel spreadsheets to identify redundancies leading to reduce transportation expense. Also recommended process improvements to the Operations Manager; striving to improve performance levels.
  • Expedited shipments, re-consignments, tracing and other inquiries for outbound freight shipments. Drafted carrier contracts plus reviewed invoices and shipping manifest to ensure special handling requirements were met.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Management Science

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