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Logistics Analyst
Springfield, OH
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Post Date: 04/15/19 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we're constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Logistics Analyst, you will be responsible for developing actionable analyses to improve the productivity and efficiency of our operations. If you're ready to embrace a new challenge with a rapidly-growing global company, we have the opportunity for you to grow with XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Prepare operational analyses of services, projects or general business functions
  • Maintain databases, extract information and develop metrics and scorecards to measure and improve overall performance
  • Analyze operations, including performance and productivity data and error rates/root causes; review reports to identify operational issues across departments
  • Prepare related reports, graphs, charts, presentations and other documents to support analyses
  • Conduct on-site communication, training, execution and compliance related to various projects
  • Provide support for any cost-saving action items that occur throughout the network (PC, PDCs, PXDs, suppliers, etc.)
  • Perform current state/validation analyses by collecting Bills of Lading (BOLs), manually gathering data and taking pictures
  • Utilize systems and software to develop and maintain reporting tools to support business decisions
  • Perform supplier and location waste walks to generate cost-saving ideas for the pipeline

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Business, Supply Chain or related field
  • 3 years of experience in comprehensive supply chain or logistics
  • Expertise in preparing, importing and manipulating information in spreadsheets, databases and presentations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access); ability to extract system data from SAP and utilize Excel/Access to develop reports; possess expert-level Excel skills, including ability to perform macros
  • Experience with converting raw data into usable formats
  • Support experience with warehouse management systems (WMS), order management applications and database systems

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Experience with SAP
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to perform statistical analysis and create queries; data mining and development skills
  • Ability to create solutions-based reports to improve operational efficiency and increase customer satisfaction
  • Fundamental comprehension of warehouse operations and supply chain structure
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organizational and time management skills

Be part of something big. #LI-RL1

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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