Analyst, Transportation Modeling

3 weeks ago
Requisition ID
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Company Overview



C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.


Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As the Analyst, Transportation Modeling you will be responsible for planning an executing complex supply chain data analysis in effort to evaluate proposed changes to the transportation network. 

These analyses will be implemented in a real transportation network where your recommendations will directly affect the day to day operations and costs. You will re-conceptualize issues to uncover practical solutions by being adventurous and exploring new options to continually improve the transportation network and the data


  • Conduct operations research in order to develop accurate data models from a variety of data sources (MySQL, Teradata, Oracle, SQL Server) as well as drawing information from field operations teams.
  • Automate data loading processes, so that data models can be refreshed on demand.
  • Use transportation modeling desktop applications to load data models, run baseline simulations, and run what-if scenarios.
  • Develop and use transportation optimization tools and algorithms to optimize customer delivery schedules, customer delivery timing, and delivery resources.
  • Present actionable recommendations to finance teams, operations teams, and senior leadership teams with clear, concise communication and visual representations. Support finance teams with accurate transportation metrics and rationale for operational changes.
  • Support management team with ad-hoc requests including but not limited to quantifying change requests for service providers and customers, or performing cost-benefit analyses of new transportation technology applications available.


  • Bachelors Degree Required; MBA Preferred
  • 5+ years of experience within Supply Chain Planning
  • 2+ years of experience within budgeting, forecasting and analytics
  • 4+ years of experience within transportation operations
  • Experience within Warehouse Operations is a plus
  • Knowledgeable in advanced MS Excel skills including Pivot Tables, macros, VBA
  • Knowledgeable in MS Access database creation and automation through macros and VBA
  • Knowledgeable in a business intelligence suite (Oracle OBIEE, Cognos, or equivalent)
  • Able to read and write SQL queries
  • Able to speak in front of an audience and communicate ideas clearly and concisely
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, while identifying priorities, communicating progress and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Strong multi-tasking, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with all levels of team members with different backgrounds and needs
  • Able to adjust priorities on short notice, manage interruptions and work well under pressure


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