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Senior Analyst, Transportation

Requisition Id:  269402
Business Unit:  Managed Transportation

Southfield, MI, US, 48076


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Senior Analyst, Transportation, you’ll be responsible for developing actionable research to improve the productivity and efficiency of our operations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and 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 more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Prepare operational research of services, projects or general business actions
  • Maintain databases, extract information and develop metrics and scorecards to measure and improve overall performance
  • Research operations, including performance and productivity data, error rates and root causes
  • Monitor and research reports to identify operational issues throughout departments
  • Utilize systems and software to develop and maintain reporting tools to support business decisions
  • Create related reports, graphs, charts, presentations and other documents to support analysis
  • Collect and research data for modeling, network optimization and/or supply chain redesign purposes
  • Develop and deliver productivity savings and engineered solutions analytics for the account

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Business, Supply Chain or a related field, or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in comprehensive supply chain or logistics
  • Expertise in preparing, importing and manipulating information in spreadsheets, databases and presentations

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; ability to extract system data from SAP, and/or internal XPO applications and utilize Excel/Access to develop reports; expert-level Excel skills, including macros
  • Experience with converting raw data into usable formats
  • Support experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), order management applications and database systems
  • Solid problem-solving techniques, statistical analysis skills and the ability to create queries, solid data mining and development skills
  • Experience in developing reports utilizing Power-BI to support both internal/external requests.
  • Ability to create solutions-based reports to improve operational efficiency and customer satisfaction
  • Fundamental comprehension of warehouse operations and supply chain structure

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of world-class 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.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


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. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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