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Business Analyst

Covenant Transport Inc Chattanooga, TN

Job Description

Position Purpose

Responsible for coordinating pricing activities across Sales, Operations, and Capacity Management. This position will support committed freight opportunities and provide the supporting analytics. He/She will utilize tools to optimize a bid response for all of our business units finding the best fits for each network.   Position will assist in developing the formal response (internal or external) that is associated with each identified opportunity.  Furthermore, the role will collaborate with and support all functional aspects of all business opportunities that require such analysis both operationally and financially.


Position Responsibilities

  • Be a subject matter expert and stay current with industry trends affecting year round freight.(committed) transportation pricing (all modes).   Periodically share industry updates with the Solutions team to help keep all team members informed of the latest and/or expected market trends.
  • Divisional Knowledge of all business units (SRT (Refrigerated): Covenant (Expedited):Solutions/Land Air (Brokerage/ Warehousing/ 3PL).
  • Research and recommend rates for committed freight opportunities based on available data using internal historical and external market data (DAT, ITS, LoadEx, etc.) resources that also consider historical actual and expected market rate data and information.
  • Coordinate effective bid responses throughout life of the opportunity.  This includes continual communication with our Sales, Legal and Operations team to ensure compliance and execution. 
  • Receive, process and respond to committed inquiries from internal (Solutions Business Development, Solutions Account Management, CVEN, SRT, etc.) and external customers regarding requests.
  • Secure appropriate input from Director Pricing and Analytics, Vice President of Operations to ensure proposed pricing will allow for practical operational execution while meeting financial objectives of all the Divisions.
  • Conceive, coordinate development, manage production and coordinate follow up of pricing activity reports on a periodic basis or as requested by Solutions management.  Maintain business activity summary reports on monthly basis that indicate track record of successes and failures. 
  • Coordinate rate reviews
  • Assist with supporting analytics/reporting for Senior Leadership.
  • Assist the Director of Pricing and Analysis with other pricing related activity/reporting  as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements

4 Year Degree Preferred – Business, Supply Chain, 3PL or Finance

1-3 Years Transportation/3PL/Supply Chain Industry Experience (Preferred)

Proficiency with Technology Systems – Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Transportation Management System (TMS), etc.

Tableau Reporting Exposure (Preferred)

Ability to Multitask and Maintain Results/Strong Organization and/or Project Management Skills

Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

Ability to work Independently – Result Oriented, etc.

Uncompromising Level of Integrity

Job Details

Date Posted November 29, 2018
Date Closes January 28, 2019
Located In Chattanooga, TN
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 11-3071.01 Transportation Managers
Zipcode 37419