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Procurement Market Analyst
Dublin, OH
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Post Date: 04/14/19 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Logistics done differently.

Are you looking for the next step in building your career? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America's best employers by Forbes. As the Procurement Market Analyst, you will be accountable for driving network improvements for the Intermodal business unit. Your focus will be working to identify dray inefficiencies and opportunities, including fleet pay mitigation, reload opportunities and equipment size/type matching, and developing a course of action to deliver improvements for underperforming lanes/markets. Become a part of XPO, the fastest-growing company in the Fortune 500, and you'll have a starring role in helping us continue to provide daily freight solutions to our global customers.

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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Work with the Regional Service Centers, Customer Service, Sales, Pricing and Network teams to achieve XPO corporate margin and service goals
  • Compile and analyze transactional financial and operations data from business intelligence (ISOPS) and source systems to evaluate gaps in planned costs and efficiencies
  • Collaborate with Customer Service, Pricing and Operations to implement dray improvement strategies
  • Develop and maintain dray and fleet market costing, street efficiency metrics and drayage competitive data in the Pricing Workbench
  • Provide consultative support to the business through data analyses and recommend efficiency improvements, including identifying cost control methodologies at a market level
  • Assist with monthly executive reporting package, identifying changes in market conditions, summarizing efficiency improvements and recapping other market related issues
  • Perform ad hoc analyses and project management as needed

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 years of experience in a transportation-related industry
  • Proficiency in Windows applications and Microsoft Office, including Access

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Transportation Management, Supply Chain Management or Business
  • Intermodal-related experience
  • Experience in Microsoft SQL
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy, optimize resources and develop, recommend and implement solutions

Be part of something big.

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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