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Senior Transportation Analyst

Ralph Lauren
Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
Closing date
3 Oct 2023

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Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview
The Senior analyst facilitates and expedites the movement of our small parcel packages to and from various points of the RL supply chain ensuring on- time delivery and compliance with all domestic and international shipping requirements. Works with carriers and internal partners to prioritize, manage and schedule deliveries to meet delivery deadlines. Develops new reporting, analyzes reports and distributes reports with analysis and recommendations incorporated. Initiates, develops and implements new processes, process improvements, cost savings, performance metrics, exception management reporting, etc.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Proactively manage and monitor daily direct to consumer shipments to ensure routing and transit time compliance
* Develop and prepare regular delivery performance reports
* Responsible for small parcel carrier management
* Perform advanced transportation/logistics analysis
* Develop, prepare monthly/ quarterly carrier performance reports
* Provide intensive support to Ecommerce operations during peak season
* Identify methods and areas to improve service, reduce freight costs, and streamline processes
* Provide expert knowledge in support of transportation management
* Identify core issues and address by providing advanced analytical/business/technical solutions
* Support inbound and outbound shipments and change service level to meet delivery requirements
* Create solutions that can be effectively managed by individuals with operational skill sets
* Perform cost / benefit analysis and present multiple alternative scenarios
* Identify improvement / savings opportunities within functioning processes
* Automate existing processes to ensure accuracy and reduce work effort.
* Identify transportation violations and compile data for the Compliance Group for issuance of charge backs.
* Key contact in functional area to support all operations requirements

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Strong knowledge of small parcel carrier network operations, billing, and account management
* Understanding of optimization techniques, routing tools and performance metrics
* Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills and root cause analysis
* Demonstrated decision making skills
* Executive style written, verbal and interpersonal skills
* Demonstrated planning and project management skills. Proven ability to organize multiple projects schedules and meet shifting priorities
* Advanced competency in Excel
* Able to acquire new applications skills and/or process, researching independently
* Must be able to continuously utilize keyboard 8+ hours per day
* Ability to work in a fast paced, demanding environment
* Ability to work effectively in a team or project environment
* Flexible and open to change
* Strong attention to detail
* Must be able to work over 40 hours per week as the business volume demands
* Ability to attend and contribute effectively to meetings
* Ability to train others on details and effectively cross train in other logistics roles
* Able to respond same day to requests submitted by business partners
* Additional job duties as assigned


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