Consultant Gig #852–USA–Supply Chain–Senior Manager, Logistics/Transportation

Working within the client team, this role will

  • Understand client’s Supply Chain/Transportation & Logistics related processes, capabilities, and systems
  • Identify and learn business challenges and operations of customers
  • Set engagement objectives and scope, develop work plans, and coordinate activities across and between multiple project workstreams
  • Identify and implement strategic programs for clients’ operations departments, and develop ways to assess, measure, and improve operational performance
  • Assess and/or guide the assessment of large datasets to discover meaningful patterns, trends and relationships
  • Develop advanced analytics and / or cognitive approaches to generate insights and improve supply chain performance


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in industrial engineering, operations research, supply chain management or similar field


  • 5+ years of professional experience working in a Supply Chain/Transportation department or with a Transportation Services Provider
  • 3+ years of experience with Transportation Management System (TMS) solutions technology and/or implementation experience in one of the following: JDA/Blue Yonder, Oracle
  • OTM, Descartes, Manhattan Associates, or MercuryGate
  • Experience using analytics and metrics to assess transportation optimization performance, carrier performance, and operational performance to identify and quantify improvement
  • opportunities
  • 3+ years of experience with transportation management specific to equipment management, fleet management, maintenance management and driver management
  • Experience in the following transportation modes: Ocean, Parcel, Truckload, LTL, Intermodal, Rail, Expedited and Final Mile.



Start date: Immediate, Duration: 1 year contract to start
Location: USA various; As there are potential opportunities in several cities, we will consider candidates nationwide and those able to work remotely if willing to travel to client site as needed.
Rates: The daily rate to the consultant will be based on experience for the right professional and final client negotiations.  Anticipated rate is USD 140 per hour ($1100 per diem)
Close date:  No later than Wednesday 27th April 2022, 5PM ET (New York Time)