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Transportation Analyst III

Location York, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000099566

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Job Description:

At Caterpillar, we work to help our customers build a better world. Without our team of talented, bright and driven individuals, we wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today. Now, this is your chance to join our team and do work that matters. We want you to help us enable customer success, make progress possible around the world and help our communities grow and thrive. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a Transportation Analyst III.  

The Product Support and Logistics Division (PSLD) is one of the most innovative divisions within Caterpillar. In PSLD, as within all of Caterpillar, our priority is our customers and helping them build a better world. We touch nearly every element of the services value stream from procurement to design and manufacturing to distribution. PSLD is responsible for Aftermarket Parts Distribution of Cat Parts, Integrated Logistics, segment Procurement and the design and manufacture of Wear Components (Undercarriage and GET) and Maintenance Components (Seals, Tubes & Hardware, Hose & Couplings, Fluids and Filters). 

We’re  committed  to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities –  innovating  to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth.  

Through it all, we are one team  – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.  

Learn more about the Caterpillar Experience  

Integrated Logistics

The logistics team provides end-to-end integrated logistics solutions designed, deployed and executed to support Caterpillar’s global footprint of manufacturing plants, suppliers, distribution centers and dealers. Capabilities include:   

  • Packaging Design and Returnable Container Management  

  • Inbound International and Domestic Transportation  

  • Logistics Network Operations – including Manufacturing Parts Nodes, Site Logistics and Cross Dock Operations  

  • Outbound Logistics – International and Domestic: Specialized Cargo and Product Distribution Solutions  

Job Description / Responsibilities:

Responsible for the management and oversight of freight movements into and out of Cat Parts York Inbound Processing Center (IPC) and Distribution Center (DC) warehouse:

  • Interface with suppliers, facilities, dealers and internal and external transportation partners to facilitate the movement of freight.

  • Manage daily activities i.e trailer pools, OTP, OTD, as it relates to transportation carriers and service providers.

  • Manage operational relationships with transportation carriers and service providers.

  • Manage transportation carrier performance metrics for all movements including international shipments ie Dray to/from Port of Chester.

  • Provide transportation carrier updates and RCCA’s to internal customer facilities and dealers.

  • Manage jockey service performance metrics and associated yard management process.

  • Manage Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) process for all transportation lanes.

Work closely with the Global Transportation team (ILS), GMM, Cat Parts Velocity, Cat Parts Operations organization to develop sustainable transportation solutions for the York IPC and DC facilities yielding significant value in the form of velocity improvements and cost reductions:

  • Identify and recommend opportunities for transportation network improvements.

  • Point of contact for lane requirements and lane bids with Transportation Procurement.

  • Lead and/or participate in Transportation and Cat Parts 6 Sigma projects as a Green Belt or Subject Matter Expert.

  • Work with the Global Transportation team to replicate best practices and standardize transportation processes using CPS methodology.

  • Participate and take leadership role in value stream activities or Rapid Improvement Workshops (RIW) as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related degree or 5 years of Transportation work experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant operational transportation experience.

  • In depth data analysis knowledge/experience.

  • Proven track record of developing, implementing, and controlling process improvement solutions.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

Top candidates will also have:

  • Experience working with import/export freight movement and subsequent documentation.

  • Previous experience managing carrier relationships and regulations.

  • Previous experience interfacing with Caterpillar suppliers/dealers.

  • Previous experience with Transportation Manager (TM).

  • Previous experience working within SAP software application.

Additional Information:    

This position does offer relocation.   

This position requires 20% or less travel.

Final Details     

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.    

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at .  


Relocation is available for this position.

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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