Toys'R'Us, Inc. Transportation Analyst in Wayne, New Jersey

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Job Description

The Transportation Analyst is responsible for supporting the daily activities of the Domestic and Import operational teams. The Analyst will be operating in a fast paced setting that primarily includes EDI, freight rates, and exception management; problem resolution and analysis, and reporting. They will engage with the domestic and international 3PLs, ensuring adherence to ETA management, cube utilization, and cost management/reduction. The analyst will liaise with ocean carriers, drayman, domestic truckload/intermodal providers, as well as internal functional groups to ensure on-time delivery of domestic and international shipments.

The Analyst will work with the 3PLs to create/design and action reports to ensure transportation performance and related expenses are in line with budget/contractual plan. Develop cost reduction recommendations based on product flow and the Toys R Us network setup. Manage the execution of multi-round carrier bids. The Analyst will also be expected to build business relationships with external transportation providers.

Key Responsibilities:

Liaise between Toys R Us internal stakeholders, carriers freight audit/pay company, and 3PL

Review/action reports to ensure optimized execution of transportation plan by 3PL

Partner with 3PL to design/create new reporting to improve supply chain visibility/performance

Make recommendations to reduce expenses and improve utilization

Various ad-hoc analysis

Review and process invoices ad-hoc

Lead and/or assist in the execution of 6 transportation bids

Create / maintain project task list complete with timelines, owner, and track % complete during project

Streamline data collection and formatting process for bid site input, bid template design, and reporting

Master optimization software; create scenarios (Baseline, unconstrained, incumbent only, enforced commitments) as well as any ad hoc scenarios requested by project leaders

Consolidate carrier information for qualification phase of RFP

Assist with development of business requirements document

Contract and COI Management

Manage and maintain contract amendment process - Secure officer signatures and file contracts (paper and electronic)

Manage and maintain Certificate of Insurance records

Manage carrier rate sheets with 3rd party providers and freight payment company

Operational support of Inbound Transportation Operations

Ad-hoc rate negotiations as required

Secure additional capacity as required

Carrier Performance Management

Review and discuss performance of carriers via transportation scorecard

Ensure carrier performance is to the expected levels and implement corrective action plan if necessary

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, or Finance (preferred).

Experience in similar operations analytical position and or Transportation Area (required)

Solid analytical and math skills, communication skills (verbal and written), computer skills

Microsoft applications- Advanced user skills - Excel, Access, Power Point, Word, TMS background, RFP optimization software experience (preferred)

Interpersonal skills, problem-solving resolution, able to work independently with minimum supervision.

Toys"R"Us is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, physical/mental disability, military status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Toys“R”Us recognizes that its team members are its greatest asset and is committed to developing high-performing, highly engaged and diverse talent. The company offers various employment opportunities, ranging from internships to top management positions at the company’s Global Resource Center in Wayne, New Jersey. In addition, job seekers can explore positions at Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores and distribution centers coast-to-coast.