Advisor-Trans Solutions

Job Description

Job ID: 433411BR
Address Line 1: 2200 Forward Drive
City: Harrison
State: Arkansas
Zip Code: 72602-0840
Position Status: Full-Time
Grade: 10

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Responsible for the design, development and implementation of innovative transportation solutions in support of Sales, Operations, Transportation and other support functions. Research and implement new concepts, processes and reporting tools necessary to improve network balance. Support transportation management through leading and/or assisting in cross-function project teams.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Plan, execute, and track effectiveness of multiple project activities to meet needs of customers, executive stakeholders, and internal partners
2. Analyze operations and market data to provide strategic solutions to help Sales and Operations ensure market competitive pricing
3. Design and implement reports to deliver transportation solutions to FedEx departments to improve network balance
4. Educate internal and external customer through presentations and customer meetings to increase the awareness, understanding, and use of Transportation Solutions services
5. Conduct site visits with customers and collaborate with Sales and Operations to develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external customers to deliver superior services
6. Develop Transportation Solutions tools, policies and processes based on customer and operational needs
7. Educate team members on department policies and procedures
8. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
9. Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Two (2) years of college or equivalent work experience plus five (5) years of experience in operations, logistics/transportation, distribution/warehouse, sales or a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience plus three (3) years of experience in operations, logistics/transportation, distribution/warehouse, sales
Ability to manage multiple projects and implement project management methodologies
Ability to develop and present business cases for projects; design, develop, and customize data reports
Knowledge of a programming language (Statistical Analysis Systems (SAS), Structured Query Language (SQL), Spotfire, etc.)
Knowledge of Operations (P&D, Dock, etc.) and Transportation (Linehaul, Purchased Transportation)
Knowledge of LTL and TL marketplace, Rules Tariff, HazMat, DOT, internal procedures and other regulations
Ability to identify product gaps and other opportunities in the industry, preferred
Sales experience, preferred
Ability to mentor team members
Process improvement (Six Sigma, QDM)
Data visualization skills

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Must be able to travel

Division Category: All, Transportation Services
Company Name: FedEx Freight Inc.