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Senior Transportation Analyst Power Only at Knight Transportation, Inc.

Senior Transportation Analyst Power Only

Knight Transportation, Inc. Phoenix, AZ Full Time
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Primary Purpose and Essential Functions Incumbents are recognized as market experts withing Knight and provide training to entry level analysts. Negotiate freight rates for Knight's Logistics Division (3PL & Brokerage); build and optimize the use of carrier partner relationships, alliance partnerships and other relations and respond to Knight's capacity requirements and network. Provide recommendations on when to adjust rates on lanes based on changes in the market. Consistently deliver on strategic growth initiatives.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to entry level analysts.
  • Address escalated, highly complex carrier issues; provide problem resolution and deliver win-win solutions that ensure carrier satisfaction.
  • Analyze the freight market to maximize profit and negotiating power at each transaction.
  • Analyze freight carriers and lanes based on but not limited to the following; capacity and utilization, insurance, price, safety, and service.
  • Negotiate rates and terms with carrier partners and customers.
  • Communicate market changes and carrier opportunities to Leadership and other involved stakeholders.
  • Manage entire process starting with the buy from the outside carrier thru the pick-up and delivery for the customer.
  • Manage the interface between the customers' transportation personnel and head office.
  • Properly integrate customer transportation strategies of those which are considered within the formulation of Knight strategies.
  • Maintain focus on Key Performance Indicators.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and experiences.
  • Proactively work to assist others in achieving the organization's objectives.
  1. Skills: Must be results oriented. Must possess entrepreneurial spirit with proven ability to solicit new customers and meet specific revenue targets. Must possess a strong sense of urgency and purpose, with bias for action. Must be extremely knowledgeable of TMS and brokerage systems. Must be self-confident and a self-starter without the need of close supervision. Must be able to operate in a busy,demanding environment. Must be able to understand and enforce company policies. Must be knowledgeable of AS400 and MS Office Suite tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Must possess excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills with ability to communicate well with others and transfer knowledge. Must possess quantitative and qualitative analysis skills with superior problem solving ability.
  2. Education: Bachelors' in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  3. Experience Required: 3+ years directly related experience required. Knight experience preferred. Senior Transportation Analyst - K

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