Work In Operations
Everything is a puzzle to solve. Just the way you like it.
Minimize costs. Maximize profit. Increase customer satisfaction. These are the operational goals that all carriers strive for. The question is: how do carriers do it? Well, the Transportation/Pricing Analyst plays a key role in helping carriers achieve these goals. It's the job of the Transport/Pricing Analyst to provide the carrier with solutions to help minimize costs, maximize profit and increase customer satisfaction. So if you love the challenge of figuring out the best way to get things done, and you want to make a direct impact on the company's bottom line, then this could be the career to explore.
- What would I do?
- Where would I work?
- How do I get to be a Transportation/Pricing Analyst?
- Where would I go from here?
- How do I get started?
What would I do?
As a Transportation/Pricing Analyst, you'll be responsible for evaluating and designing transportation and distribution procedures that deliver goods as efficiently as possible. You'll have to research and analyze freight costs and classifications, as well as delivery methods and schedules, to keep delivery costs down and customer satisfaction up.
A wide range of creativity is expected of a Transportation/Pricing Analyst. You must be familiar with a variety of business concepts, practices and procedures. You'll rely on your experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, as you perform complicated tasks.
You may report to an Executive or a Manager within operations, administration or accounting.