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Supply Chain Analyst, Lead Logistics US

Supply Chain Innovation

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 90 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at 


Location: Newark, CA 

Division: Lead Logistics US 
Job Posting Title: Supply Chain Analyst 
Time Type: Full Time



The Supply Chain Analyst is an integral part of the DSV Lead Logistics team and is responsible for supporting inbound and outbound transportation operations throughout the accounts Value Chain. Responsibilities include metric generation, network analysis, and project management for the account. This is a service oriented role, designed to increase the control of the Value Chain.



  • Accepts accountability for client transportation functions in North America.
  • Reports on project progress and manages customer expectations.
  • Identifies and quantifies potential supply chain improvements, or internal efficiency opportunities, and leads the implementation.
  • Identifies and quantifies cost savings opportunities and leads the implementations.
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Manages complex organizational issues involving customer’s various functional areas, and assists in identifying mode optimization opportunities.
  • Develops and maintains tools used to quantify a project’s impact on costs.
  • Generates weekly, monthly, and quarterly performance metrics:
    • Identifying and providing analysis of metric trends
    • Initiating action plans to address negative and positive trends.
    • Develops a strong knowledge of the customer’s supply chain, and cost drivers in the network.
  • Presents and defends findings and analysis to the customer.
  • Supports building carrier relationships at the local level.
    • Assists in facilitating quarterly carrier reviews.
  • Supports Carrier Services activities.
    • Contracting
    • Carrier searching and qualifying
    • Carrier rate negotiations
  • Supports Freight Payment and Operations groups.
    • Assists in resolving invoicing issues.
    • Drives standardization in invoicing.
  • Supports warehousing operations with carriers as needed.
  • Assists in training and improving team member’s analytical skills.




  • Supports warehousing operations with carriers as needed.

 • Assists in training and improving team member’s analytical skills.




Education and/or Experience

  • College degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field, or experience in lieu of education.
  • A minimum of 1 year of industry or related experience.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience with LTL, TL, intermodal modes, and international freight management.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • N/A




Computer Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Solid analytical experience in Excel required


Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)


 Mathematical Skills

  • Position requires strong mathematical skills for project development


Other Skills

  • Demonstrated leadership and management capability—a mentor.
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems.
  • Strong organizational, project management and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage conflicting needs.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously - while meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong knowledge of International shipping regulations




Computer Skills

  • Experience in Oracle preferred
  • Experience with Transportation management software a plus



While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Ability to travel as needed.


DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.




Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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