Business Analyst
Transplace
Oakville, ON, CAN
5d ago

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND TASKS

  • Develop complex analysis supported through Transplace’s business intelligence capabilities.
  • Serve as primary analytical consultant and coordination point for procurement activities
  • Perform freight cost, service and carrier management studies,
  • Work with engineering and operations team to generate freight market benchmarking and determine meaningful KPIs for account
  • Work closely with operations teams to develop opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Communicate with customers to gather system constraints and requirements.
  • Work with engineering to build applications that utilize Transplace optimization tools.
  • Conduct consulting projects, as requested
  • Develop methods of measuring and reporting operational effectiveness
  • Perform ad-hoc reporting as needed
  • ERP support, Oracle FMS implementation, PFR implementation, FPS implementation
  • Conduct freight analysis
  • Provide reporting and logistics support
  • KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE

  • Transportation industry knowledge, including key terminology; and, general knowledge of primary customer industries
  • Detailed understanding of the TMS and how it interacts with the Transplace optimization framework.
  • Working knowledge of optimization software
  • Working Knowledge of relational database and SQL
  • Strong optimization modeling knowledge with the ability to develop algorithms
  • Ability to develop applications to retrieve and change data through SQL
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • SKILLS

  • Advanced Experience with MS Office Products (Excel, Powerpoint, Access and Word)
  • Ability to extract data from BI or other DB sources, validate and conduct advanced analytics
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present analysis and recommendations in verbal and written communications to multiple target audiences (operations teams, middle and senior management)
  • Would be a plus : Experience working with advanced
  • TMS systems and knowledge of freight KPI’s
  • Experience working with BI reporting tools
  • ABOUT TRANSPLACE

    Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services.

    From complete logistics management outsourcing to SaaS transportation management system (TMS) and supply chain network planning and design to high-

    quality brokerage services, Transplace has proven the ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to customers.

    The company is recognized among the elite global 3PLs by a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.

    Transplace constantly strives to exceed the transportation expectations of our customers, from consumer packaged goods, chemical and petroleum companies, to discrete manufacturing and retail.

    Our goal for global supply chain excellence is outlined in our Mission and supported by our Core Values and Executive Leadership.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle of Transplace, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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