XPO Logistics, Inc. Transportation Analyst in Aurora, Illinois

Transportation Analyst

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Business Unit:

Managed Transportation


Aurora, IL, US, 60502

Shift – Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Logistics done differently.

AT XPO Logistics, we know our employees are at the heart of our success. As the Transportation Analyst, your attention to the small details and strong work ethic will ensure our operations continue to run smoothly. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity and a better lifestyle, join us at XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including extended health benefits (medical, dental and vision), pension, life insurance, disability and more.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Interface with IT, engineering, procurement and operations staff to design and develop logistics plans

  • Manage domestic shipments along with associated documentation including data management, reporting development and analysis

  • Create, implement, and enforce transportation and logistics policies, including project management of special projects

  • Create and draw connections between operational metrics and provide visibility through dashboards

  • Trend data to identify opportunities for improvement; track actions to close gaps

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 logistics management

  • Demonstrated knowledge of all modes of domestic transportation, including comparative differences between various modes, and the effects of those differences

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and business intelligence tools such as Microsoft Power BI

  • Thorough knowledge of logistics-related documentation, including bill of lading, standard claims forms, MSDS, commercial invoice, Shipper’s Letter of Instruction, export filing, etc.

  • Understanding of concepts that affect transportation costs and transit times, seasonal capacity, transit time requirements, freight handling characteristics, priority/expedited, etc.

  • Understanding of TMS (Transportation Management System) and manifesting software as it relates to logistics applications

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.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora

Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago