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Transportation Data Analyst in Des Plaines, IL at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job Description

DSC Logistics is a leader in transforming logistics and supply chain management into a critical business strategy based on collaborative partnerships, innovative thinking and high-performance operations. DSC achieves the business goals of Fortune 500 and other dynamic companies by designing, integrating, managing and adapting customized supply chain solutions. As a Lead Logistics Partner (LLP) and third-party logistics (3PL) provider, DSC delivers value by reducing total system costs, optimizing business processes, facilitating growth and change, and maximizing the potential of the supply chain. In today’s environment, filled with rapid and unpredictable change, DSC helps customers achieve their goals by being ready for anything!


We currently have an opportunity for a Transportation Data Analyst in our Transportation Center at our corporate office in Des Plaines, IL. Successful candidates for this role will be detail oriented, analytical and able to work in an environment of change and growth.


Transportation Data Analyst Position Responsibilities

  • Create and distribute transportation reports to external and internal customers.
  • Develop reports to measure DSC performance to key indicators according to industry best practices.
  • Develop in process metrics to measure operational efficiency and assist Transportation Coordinators manage their day to day activities.
  • Create KPI dashboards within DSC’s Transportation Management System to help keep our eyes on the business.
  • Interface with DSC Transportation Operations to discover new and better ways to measure success.
  • Interact with DSC Carrier Relationship Management to provide meaningful service excellence information and scorecarding.
  • Communicate DSC transportation performance to key management personal.
  • Assist Management with research and development of new techniques and procedures to increase the efficiency of any transportation operation.
  • Provide additional assistance with projects and other items to be assigned periodically.


Transportation Data Analyst Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree with specialization in Logistics, Transportation or Supply Chain Management preferred.
  • 1-3 years experience in a transportation or customer facing role.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills with proven ability to work within the framework of the Team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal and disciplined problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated competency in MS Office Applications (Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint). MercuryGate and Cognos experience a plus.


The salary is commensurate with experience. We offer a market competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) match and tuition reimbursement.

DSC Logistics is an equal opportunity employer. It is DSC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information.