Supply Chain Freight Business Analyst in Nashville, TN at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

HealthTrust (HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions that leverage our operator experience, scale and innovation. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthTrust serves approximately 1,600 acute care facilities and members in more than 26,000 non-acute care sites.
Job Summary – Work with other Internal Business Owners and external vendors  to optimize freight spend for all company hospitals and consolidated warehouses.  Manage day to day inbound freight transactions utilizing 3rd party freight management software.
Duties (included but not limited to):
  • Manage inbound freight transactions utilizing 3rd part freight management software
  • Reconcile billing discrepancies with carriers
  • Analyze freight charges and overall freight spend identifying trends
  • Allocate freight charges to the appropriate facilities
  • Serve as a liaison with freight management software vendor
  • Act as a subject matter expert for the freight management software
  • Provide training on 3rd party freight management software
  • Monitor and maintain key operational and freight expense performance measures
  • Identify vendor compliance opportunities
  • Identify new vendor conversion opportunities
  • Work to optimize freight mode with facilities
  • Work with appropriate leadership teams to understand, develop, and communicating freight expense data requests/reports
  • Interpret and present data for decision-making needs                                         
  • Recommend to leadership areas of improvement and assist in driving results
  • Participate in operational performance reviews on an as needed basis
  • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Freight Management

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree
2-3 years of data analytics experience. Microsoft Office Proficiency (e.g., Excel and PowerPoint) and Business Objects. Experience in managing freight strongly preferred.