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Analyst - Freight & Transportation

Job Description

  • India - Chennai
  • 07 Jan 2019

The Research/commodity analyst would be required to perform extensive research on the supply-demand-price of select commodities on a global basis and build several forecast models based on the collected information

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to effectively operate independently and in a team environment.
  • In-depth knowledge on various strategic quadrants and the procurement analysis tools.
  • Holistic view on the overall Industry spend categories.
  • Insights on how stakeholders view the sourcing of the categories.
  • Key focus/expectations of Industry stakeholders through the market intelligence report.
  • Basic understanding on the value chain of the respective domain and how each category are related to drive the top line growth.
  • Key end users of respective domain/Industry  and its categories and the emerging trends that marketers should be aware of Level of innovation brought in through the MI reports delivered in past.
  • Should have experience in a logistics firm/or should have been associated as a logistics vendor.
  • Experience in handling operational functions and liaising with key stakeholders in the process (transportation companies/CHA/port and terminal operators, warehouse managers) 
  • Should preferable understand the freight forwarding (air and ocean) business functionalities
  • Experience or understanding of intermodal transportation (road, rail, coastal)
  • Preferable to have experience in handling TMS/similar logistics modules
  • Experience or Knowledge in transportation sourcing process – cost analysis, pricing models, RFX process
  • Preferable experience in working in logistics control tower (4PL) activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identification of sources of information(secondary and primary sources )
  • Extraction of information/content extraction through the sources of information.
  • Thorough understanding of the commodity under research.(The production process and other generic technical details of the commodity)
  • Identification of various drivers of the commodity under research - cost/demand/price drivers.
  • Determination of the economic behavior of the supply/demand/price of the commodity.
  • Identification of experts for the commodity and key extraction of information.
  • Competitive analysis of major suppliers of the commodity. 
  • Industry analysis.
  • Use of various strategic frameworks to determine competitive positioning.
  • Forecasts - Industry trends and more.
  • Impact determination – macroeconomics/logistics/supply chain/disruptions/legislation/taxes on the supply and price of the commodity
  • Providing inputs towards price forecasts – (quantitative information/factors to support the price forecast of the commodity)

Qualification: MBA (Marketing/Operations/Logistics/Supply Chain/  Finance) with minimum 60% from class X onwards.

Work Experience: 1 to 4 years of experience.
 

About Beroe

Beroe positioned at the forefront of procurement intelligence operations and customized market research. Beroe is unique in its 100% exclusive focus on procurement.

Our Primary industries of expertise are Healthcare, Consumer Products, Chemicals, Materials, Mining, Oil & Gas, Banking/ Insurance and Retail.

With operations all over the world, Beroe is headquartered in North Carolina, U.S.A.

For more details : www.beroeinc.com

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