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Senior Analyst, Transportation Pricing

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  • Job
    Junior, Mid & Senior Level
  • Data
  • Brampton


  • 2-5 years of professional experience as an Analyst, preferably in Transportation Pricing
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills, including ability to work with large data sets, pivot tables, and macros
  • Experience using SAP, and Power BI or Tableau, e.g., creating reports, building dashboards
  • Proven technical ability to transform data models into actionable operational insights, and experience presenting recommendations to multi-functional teams
  • Knowledge of Transportation industry, including Rail services, and LTL operations
  • Self-motivated, with high level communication skills (both oral and written), and sharp attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field preferred (or an equivalent combination of work experience and education)


  • Analyze profitability by lane and by vendor, considering multiple variables such as weight breaks, equipment type, commodity, and carrier mode, and make recommendations for increases or reductions in vendor pricing
  • Analyze current carriers, vendors, lanes, and market activity to improve pricing processes and operating results
  • Own and maintain pricing files, update source data files regularly, and partner with respective teams to validate data accuracy
  • Develop and maintain reporting to identify key areas of opportunity to improve pricing strategy and maximizing profit
  • Data modelling lane balancing and freight movement triangulation opportunities to identify competitive pricing advantages
  • Conduct in-depth descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analysis – presenting findings clearly and concisely to varying audiences across Supply Chain
  • Responsible for creating enriched visual insights and powerful tools to improve processes and efficiencies across Supply Chain
  • Work closely with internal business development teams, and provide support with vendor pricing as required
  • Utilize your understanding of LTL market strategies to develop pricing based on commodity and freight classes, and creating rules and limits for dimensional LTL freight
  • Develop accessorial cost model for the LTL shipping model, quantifying profitability impacts
  • Other duties as assigned


What are the main responsibilities of a Senior Analyst, Transportation Pricing at Loblaw Companies Limited?

The main responsibilities include developing and maintaining Transportation pricing models, working closely with multiple Transportation Teams to enable program volume, revenue, and profitability growth, understanding complex freight networks, linking operational costing and market data, and building data models that are flexible to changes within the transportation market landscape.

What skills are required for this role?

The skills required for this role include a good understanding of complex freight networks, ability to work with large datasets, experience with building data models, and the capability to work closely with internal business development groups to drive growth in program volume, revenue, and profitability.

What kind of experience is preferred for the Senior Analyst, Transportation Pricing position?

Preferred experience for this position includes previous experience in transportation pricing, working with complex freight networks, and analyzing market data to inform pricing decisions. Experience with building data models and collaborating with cross-functional teams is also preferred.

How important is communication skills for this role?

Communication skills are crucial for the Senior Analyst, Transportation Pricing position as it involves working closely with multiple teams within the Transportation department as well as internal business development groups. Clear and effective communication is necessary to drive growth in program volume, revenue, and profitability.

How does this role contribute to the overall success of Loblaw Companies Limited?

The Senior Analyst, Transportation Pricing plays a key role in evolving the Loblaw Transportation portfolio by developing and maintaining pricing models that support growth in program volume, revenue, and profitability. By understanding complex freight networks, analyzing market data, and building data models, this role helps drive success in the transportation department and the company as a whole.

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Our Purpose – Live Life Well Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Loblaw – and its portfolio of grocery, health and beauty, financial services and apparel businesses – provides Canadians with an unparalleled mix of value, assortment and convenience, and offers Canadians two of the country’s most recognized brands – President’s Choice and no name. The acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart, along with the powerful Life Brand and Optimum brand, has only served to reinforce our leadership position in the marketplace. As well, our PC Plus program, omni-channel efforts and multicultural merchandising offerings continued to be points of differentiation for our customer experience. In 2019, Loblaw has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.