Newgistics Inc.

Transportation Network Analyst

Location US-TX-Austin
ID
1863
# Positions
1
Category
Parcel & Fulfillment Services

Overview

The Transportation Network Analyst will provide operational analysis for new and existing business for the Newgistics network. He/She will be collecting and analyzing,performance data and preparing and presenting reports on various aspects of performance, both for internal and client-facing reviews. He/She will be an agent of change, recommending and helping implement of improved network designs. His/her analysis will include but will not be limited to:

 

  • Interfacing with the entire Operations team to take into account the interdependencies between Transportation, Postal and Operations.
  • Interfacing with Account Management and Sales to understand client needs and to evaluate against the Newgistics transportation network so that we can design custom solutions that give Newgistics a competitive edge.

Responsibilities

  • Data Management and Analysis: Understand the data underlying and supporting business processes around package Delivery and Returns. Acquire and process data from primary or secondary data sources. Develop and implement data collection systems, tools, and databases in support of operational needs. Deploy data analytics strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
  • Performance Measurement: Utilize database analysis and statistical modeling techniques to define and monitor measures that will align performance with business objectives. Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets. Develop and maintain client facing reports such as MBRs/QBRs (Monthly/Quarterly Business Reviews) or ongoing performance monitoring.
  • Continuous Improvement: Manage continuous improvement processes to improve key performance indicators, especially around cycle time. Identify areas of improvement and drive change through other departments to achieve cycle time goals.
  • Processes & Tools: Work closely with cross-functional team (incl. Transportation, Operations, Postal, Account Management, Client Specialists, and others) to develop automated tools supporting daily tasks and maintaining central databases critical to new and existing Newgistics programs. Develop and deliver reports and verbal presentations of performance results and recommendations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math/Information Systems/Supply Chain/Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst with particular preference in the general area of Logistics/Supply Chain
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages, databases (SQL), and Business Intelligence tools (such as advanced Excel, PowerBI)
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques and programming (such as R, Python) preferable
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills including statistical concepts (six sigma)
  • Self-directed, with strong attention to detail and focus on solution design
  • Ability to deal with changing conditions and respond to customer requirements with a strong sense of urgency
  • Excellent written / oral communication skills to present findings, make recommendations, and drive change through others.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Y or N? (Describe) N

 

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