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Logistics Analyst

Date: Jun 27, 2019

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60502

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Logistics Analyst, you will be responsible for developing actionable analyses to improve the productivity and efficiency of our operations. If you’re ready to embrace a new challenge with a rapidly growing global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with XPO.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Prepare operational analyses of services, projects or general business functions
  • Maintain databases, extract information and develop metrics and scorecards to measure and improve overall performance 
  • Analyze operations, including performance and productivity data and error rates/root causes; review reports to identify operational issues across departments 
  • Prepare related reports, graphs, charts, presentations and other documents to support analyses 
  • Utilize systems and software to develop and maintain reporting tools to support business decisions 
  • Perform supplier and location waste walks to generate cost-saving ideas for the pipeline

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Business, Supply Chain or related field 
  • 1 year of experience in comprehensive supply chain or logistics 
  • Expertise in preparing, importing and manipulating information in spreadsheets, databases and presentations; experience converting raw data into usable formats 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Access); ability to extract system data from SAP and utilize Excel/Access to develop reports
  • Expert-level Excel skills, including the ability to perform macros 
  • Experience supporting warehouse management systems (WMS), order management applications and database systems

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience with SAP  
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to perform statistical analysis and create queries; data mining and development skills 
  • Ability to create solutions-based reports to improve operational efficiency and increase customer satisfaction 
  • Fundamental comprehension of warehouse operations and the supply chain structure 
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organizational and time management skills

Be part of something big. #LI-RL1


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


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