Senior Transportation Analyst, Middle Mile




Memphis, TN


Position summary

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

The NIKE, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide - making the impossible happen every single day.


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Senior Analyst of Transportation at Nike. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in transportation analysis, logistics, or supply chain roles, preferably within the retail or consumer goods industry. We are looking for someone who is passionate about optimizing transportation operations and has a proven track record of driving cost savings and process improvements. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams, are essential for success in this role.


As a Senior Analyst of Transportation, you will be responsible for analyzing transportation data, developing strategies, and implementing innovative solutions to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the overall customer experience. Your key responsibilities will include data analysis using advanced analytics tools, strategy development aligned with business objectives, performance monitoring through establishing metrics and KPIs, carrier management and relationship evaluation, and cost optimization through identifying savings opportunities. Additionally, you will collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop integrated transportation plans that align with overall supply chain objectives.


In this role, you will work closely with cross-functional teams, including Demand Planning, Distribution, Warehousing, and Inventory Management teams, to ensure the smooth coordination and execution of transportation activities. You will collaborate with carriers, freight forwarders, and other third-party logistics providers to manage relationships and drive continuous improvement in service quality. As a Senior Analyst, you will also have the opportunity to work alongside talented professionals within Nike's global organization, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.


To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or a related field (an advanced degree is a plus).

  • 5+ years of experience in transportation analysis, logistics, or supply chain roles, preferably within the retail or consumer goods industry.

  • Proficiency in data analysis tools such as Excel, SQL, SAP, Tableau, and data visualization software. Experience with advanced analytics tools (https://e.g., Python, R) is highly desirable.

  • Strong understanding of transportation management systems (TMS) and related technologies.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with large datasets, apply statistical analysis techniques, and derive insights to support decision making.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Proven track record of successfully leading transportation optimization initiatives, driving process improvements, and achieving cost savings.

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Joining Nike as a Senior Analyst of Transportation offers you the opportunity to be part of a global organization that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement. You will work alongside talented professionals, shape the future of Nike's transportation network, and contribute to delivering exceptional experiences to customers worldwide. This role provides a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a vibrant work culture that embraces diversity and empowers employees to reach their full potential.

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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