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19 Jun
Transportation Analyst

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Transportation Analyst

Are you ready for a career where fun means business? Join us at Oriental Trading Company, a Berkshire Hathaway Company!

General Summary of Purpose:

As our Transportation Analyst, you will be responsible for analyzing, designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining and providing technical support of new and existing transportation management systems. Also analyzing transportation data looking for areas where we can make improvements or reduce costs, makes recommendations to management based on the results of the analysis done.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors the effectiveness of the Transportation Management System.

  • Refines configuration-based business requirements and ensures the Transportation system configuration documents accurately reflect the current state.

  • Performs analysis on processes and information associated with Transportation; analyzes fluctuations and trends and makes recommendations to management and/or applicable staff.

  • Works with IT to develop and maintain a comprehensive disaster recovery and risk management plan for transportation systems.

  • Takes responsibility for the administrative functions associated with the TMS and other transportations related applications.

  • Coordinates and conducts end-user training and new hire training on the Transportation application.

  • Manages the business relationship with the TMS application provider and serves as the primary liaison between operations and IT on all issues related to the TMS.

  • Coordinates the implementation of all new software and hardware related to the TMS and other transportation-related applications, including ensuring that updates are tested and applied in a timely fashion.

  • Maintain a high level of interpersonal skills to be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Participates as needed in special projects.

  • Available to provide end-user support remotely off shift.

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.

  • Abides by all policies and procedures of Oriental Trading Company.

  • Must be able to attend face to face meetings on short or little advance notice.

  • Work requires in-person collaboration among colleagues and contractors.

Here's what you need to join the fun:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Minimum of three years of transportation management system experience required.

  • Strong knowledge of transportation principles associated with a high-volume small parcel environment including rate shopping, mode selection, and international shipping preferred.

  • Advanced computer experience required to include MS Excel, Access, SQL, AS400, word processing, and data entry.

  • Ability to communicate and understand English in written and verbal form

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to provide written communication and follow up to ensure current support on internal systems

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Ability to develop Standard Operating Procedures of software applications that are applicable to the Transportation Management System

  • Ability to train and demonstrate all procedures to support manifesting activity for all Oriental Trading Company contractual carriers

  • Ability to communicate IT departments (i.e. Network, Warehouse, DataBase team and IT Help Desk)

  • Ensure that all carrier rates are current and correct with existing carrier contracts


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All work and no play just isn't our style. Join us today!

Oriental Trading Company, a Berkshire Hathaway Company ( is the nation's leading direct marketer of value-priced novelties, toys, and party supplies and welcomes talented, motivated people who want to build a meaningful career and Make The World More Fun!

Oriental Trading Company is the nation's largest direct retailer of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, school supplies, toys and novelties. Recognized as one of the Top 20 Internet Retailers based on customer satisfaction, Oriental Trading offers over 40,000 products to consumers, educators, businesses, and non-profit organizations. Oriental Trading employs approximately 1,600 employees and makes the world more fun with items ranging from pink flamingos and wedding favors to holiday decorations, educational games, and crafts. In 2013, Oriental Trading acquired MindWare, an award-winning creator and manufacturer of educational toys and in 2014, acquired SmileMakers, the leader in patient giveaways and practice promotion products. Oriental Trading is a Berkshire Hathaway company.


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