Sr Logistics Analyst

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Mar 10, 2017
May 19, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A SENIOR ANALYST, INBOUND TRANSPORTATION  About This OpportunityThe Analyst, Transportation is responsible to ensure freight is transported from vendors to all Target Distribution Centers, (RDC's, FDC's, .com, UDC's) and 3rd Party Consolidators in a timely and cost-effective manner, (OTR, Backhaul, DFD).  Responsibilities include full ownership of region performance, (carriers, vendors, facilities, transportation expense).  Responsible for daily performance management of carriers and vendors and scorecard management. Leads and assists with projects as assigned.
Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Transportation Analyst, you'll take the lead:Perform Operational Functions
  • Provide email support to Target team members, facilities, carriers and vendors in response to questions regarding freight preparation, load coverage, carrier responsiveness and issue resolution.
  • Identify, research, and resolve internal shipping issues, general vendor/carrier issues, and EDI transmission issues.
  • Participate in recurring meetings with carriers and facilities.
  • Analysis of daily routing to ensure optimization was most optimal solution
  • Stores Transportation Services partnership on all Inbound Operational topics
Carrier and Facility Performance Management
  • Ensure our carriers and facility are consistently meeting all set performance metrics.  Work directly with external partners to improve carrier and facility scorecard metrics.
  • Monitor trends in performance and hold carriers/facilities accountable
Vendor Performance Management
  • Main point of contact for vendor performance escalation
  • Identify problem vendors and ensure they are following Target Best Practices
Merchandise Planning Partnerships
  • Partnership on major events to ensure load leveling and capacity is secured
  • Partnership on vendor performance management
  • 4 year degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate data insights to others
DESIRED REQUIREMENTSKnowledge of JDA, Tableau, Transportation Management Systems