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Transportation Procurement Analyst (Remote Work Available)



IT, Operations
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

OneRail is a technology company innovating solutions for multi-modal delivery. We have built an enterprise platform that connects shippers to an extensive courier ecosystem to automate, optimize and manage the entire delivery supply chain, from the demand signal to the proof of delivery. Our approach to product development is very collaborative. We seek high-performing candidates excited by the challenges of scaling a product and interested in joining a company ranked 59th in Inc. 5000's fastest-growing companies in 2023 and 23rd in Forbes' Best Startup Employers list in 2023.

As a Transportation Procurement Analyst you’ll be responsible for researching and growing our Logistic Service Provider (LSP) network to support our continuous growth. The procurement analyst will be responsible for sourcing new LSPs, managing and running sourcing events, and negotiating rates. This role ensures market-competitive rates and establish contracted pricing for key programs and lanes. The analyst will negotiate pricing from new and current LSPs, ranging from spot rates to RFQs for dedicated lanes. This position involves actively meeting with LSPs via phone, video, or in person to foster relationships and develop strategic partnerships. The Procurement analyst will also play a vital role in optimizing procurement processes and ensuring cost-effective and timely acquisition of logistics services.

The Transportation Procurement Analyst reports to the Director, Procurement and Optimization and may have the opportunity to work in a hybrid or remote capacity; however, candidates who are available and wiling to work onsite at OneRail HQ in Orlando, FL (ZIP 32819) will be given priority and preference in the selection process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and grow the Logistic Service Provider (LSP) network to address ongoing transportation needs.
  • Engage directly with LSPs from the dispatcher level to ownership.
  • Solicit and negotiate pricing from new and current LSPs, ranging from spot rates to RFQs for dedicated lanes to ensure market-competitive rates
  • Actively meet with LSPs via phone, video, or in person to foster relationships and develop strategic partnerships.
  • Execute and maintain procurement strategies and processes to ensure efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Identify and analyze the current network and source new LSPs to meet growing needs.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure transportation needs are met in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintain accurate records of procurement activities and supplier performance.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and industry regulations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in logistics procurement or a similar role.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to establish competitive pricing.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain productive relationships at multiple levels within a complex organization.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience working with Logistic Service Providers.
  • Familiarity with RFP processes and contract negotiations.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools.
  • Understanding of supply chain management principles and best practices.

About OneRail

OneRail, headquartered in Orlando, FL, is the emerging leader in Final Mile delivery technology. Our OmniPoint SaaS platform uses proprietary algorithms and artificial intelligence to power efficient same-day delivery programs for major companies like Lowe’s, Pepsi, American Tire Distributors, and Advance Auto Parts.

OmniPoint is the cornerstone of OneRail’s integrated final mile delivery solution.

  • Capture. Within moments of a purchase that requires same-day delivery, OmniPoint captures a shipper’s “demand signal” from their POS, ERP, or e-commerce system: what was ordered, where it is, where it’s going, and when it needs to be there.
  • Optimize. OmniPoint uses these data to specify the optimal vehicle for the order’s size and weight, as well as any extra services required. OmniPoint then calculates all-in shipping costs, and optimizes delivery routing.
  • Execute. Customers can direct deliveries to their own fleet, or to OneRail’s nationwide network of 12 million couriers available 24/7/365.
  • Support. Deliveries can be supported as they occur by OneRail’s skilled Exceptions Assist team to handle unforeseen delivery issues on the customer’s behalf.
  • Follow Up. OmniPoint enables the consumer or receiving business to track their order delivery in real time, and provide feedback through a customer-branded interface.

OneRail has been recognized by Gartner as one of the most innovative solutions in the Final Mile delivery space. We ranked in the top 100 of the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing US private companies in in 2022 and 2023, and received an Inc. Best Workplace award in 2023.

Regular, Full-time Team Member Benefits

  • Competitive base compensation
  • Health and wellness Insurance with generous company contribution (medical, dental, vision)
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • 4% 401K match with immediate vesting of Company match
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Flexible/Open (Uncapped) Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy
  • Generous Company-paid Holidays

Onsite Team Member Job Perks

  • Relaxed environment
  • Standing desks
  • Recreational and Video games
  • Large breakroom and lounge
  • Stocked kitchen and fridges
  • Cappuccino machine
  • Onsite restaurant and daily food trucks
  • Onsite car detailing
  • Onsite dry cleaning
  • Ample free parking

To view more details about what is like to work at OneRail, or to view a full list of career opportunities, please visit https://www.onerail.com/careers/