Fruit of the Loom

Transportation Systems Analyst

Job Locations US-KY-Bowling Green
Logistics/Supply Chain
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

The Transportation Operations Support Specialist role encompasses diverse functions within both systems and operations. The position will be responsible for supporting the operation of the Transportation Management System (TMS) and interconnected systems, troubleshooting issues, preserving system integrity, and collaborating extensively with cross-functional teams, carriers, and logistics providers. Deliver comprehensive transportation solutions throughout operations, executing the necessary task to facilitate the seamless movement of freight across all transportation modes.  

Specific Responsibilities

Transportation Management Systems

Support the operation and optimization of the Transportation Management System (TMS) and other interconnected systems utilized across transportation. Provide technical expertise while troubleshooting issues, maintaining system integrity, and collaborating with the operations team, carriers, and third-party logistics providers to enhance efficiency and effectiveness across transportation processes. Assist users in navigating and effectively utilizing the TMS. Address inquiries, provide training, and resolve system-related issues to enhance user proficiency and optimize system performance. Monitor data integrity and accuracy within the TMS and other transportation systems. Collaborate with the operations team and other stakeholders to identify and rectify data discrepancies and anomalies.


Provide comprehensive transportation solutions and direction for operations, encompassing tasks such as booking shipments with ocean carriers, tendering loads to truck carriers, monitoring and ensuring shipment visibility, as well as assessing operational cost and transit times to enhance overall efficiency and effectiveness. Efficiently manage transportation logistics by delivering precise routing instructions, ensuring strict routing adherence, promptly and cost-effectively resolving operational challenges, coordinating expedited transit alternatives, orchestrating seamless shipments, soliciting competitive freight quotes, and overseeing the coordination of transportation equipment. Communicate shipment status and provide transportation updates across internal and external stakeholders.

Data Analytics & Reporting

Assist in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of transportation data to identify trends, patterns, and areas for improvement. Proficiently use data analysis tools, software, and platforms to extract meaningful insights. Create and maintain comprehensive transportation reports and dashboards, presenting key performance indicators (KPIs) and operational metrics. Ensure reports provide clear insights for management and operational teams. Collaborate with operational teams to define performance benchmarks and goals based on data-driven insights.

Continuous Improvement & Projects

Proactively identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency gains through data analysis and operational insights. Contribute to the development and implementation of improvement strategies while monitoring the impact of implemented changes. Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance transportation operations. Engage in special projects as required.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Transportation, Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field, or equivalent years of related work experience.
  • Strong knowledge of logistics and transportation operations and concepts.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, time management, and organization skills.
  • Proactive with the ability to work under pressure and prioritize items requiring immediate attention.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions in a time sensitive work environment.
  • Demonstrated expertise in collaborating with cross-functional teams, engaging internal and external stakeholders, and partnering with business service providers to effectively resolve issues while enhancing cost efficiency and service quality.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools such as Excel, SQL, Power BI, etc.
  • Strong analytical mindset and the ability to translate data into actionable insights.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to data accuracy and quality.
  • Excellent communication skills for presenting complex data findings to various sources.
  • Effective analytical, business modeling, and project scoping skills.

Minimum Job Experience Required

  • 3+ years of work experience in transportation, supply chain management, business, or a related field.


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