Transportation Analyst

XPO Logistics Southfield , MI 48086

Posted 3 weeks ago

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 out of the top 50 logistics companies in North America, and Forbes named us one of America's best employers. At XPO, we look for employees who take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Transportation Analyst Lear, your strong work ethic and attention to the small details will ensure our operations continue to run smoothly. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you build a career you can be proud of.

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:

  • Act as the key point of contact for XPO and the Lear Leadership team; ensure accurate communications while proactively anticipating and addressing risk

  • Manage the process between business partners (executives, managers, technical experts, etc.) and customers to identify and scope areas of cost savings opportunities, and ensure XPO Managed Expedite performance is meeting objectives

  • Identify, propose and deliver key initiatives that improve and drive efficiency into the team's internal processes; participate in continuous improvement projects and processes, and identify and lead Top 5 Premium Reduction Strategies

  • Monitor daily performance and address gaps in communication, training, problem solving and carrier performance; provide recommendations to improve customer experience based on trend analysis and recommend corrective actions for out-of-compliance trends

  • Participate in Daily Operations calls; take lead on ensuring all expedite responsibilities are carried out to customer needs and expectations.

  • Provide support on quoting, particularly for international moves

  • Act as liaison between Specialized and Expedite team; assist in routing PTAs and communications between the two groups

  • Assist users with shipping material from Southfield facilities (e.g. gather dimensions, figure out the best mode of transport, crating required)

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Associate degree or equivalent work experience

  • 2 years of experience in logistics or transportation

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows applications; ability to create complex formulas in Excel and quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain

  • Ability to develop insightful, value-added and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of the results; produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oral, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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