• Transportation Management IT Consultant

    Job Locations US-TX-FORT WORTH | US-MI-NOVI
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/4/2018 11:06 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Employment Type
    Regular - Full Time (4)
    Travel Requirements
    Greater than 60%
    Position Code
  • Position Description

    The Transportation Management IT Solution Consultant will be responsible for understanding the SCS IT TM solutions portfolio and how to best apply them to our customer's needs. The successful candidate must understand the customer's request for services, and apply Ryder's IT solution to an executable design. The Solution Consultant will participate in new business pursuits and awarded projects. The Solution Consultant will be considered a subject matter expert during the pursuit process and work closely with functional counterparts. Responsible overall design of the solution across all SCS IT functional areas.




    • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Marketing, Finance, Business, Supply Chain Management, or Engineering
    • Five (5) years or more experience in Information Technology
    • Five (5) years or more experience in Supply Chain Solutions, Logistics, or Operations
    • Five (5) years or more experience in Transportation Management Systems
    • Well rounded knowledge of Transportation Management systems to facilitate requirements discussion between Ryder customer, Engineering, Operations, and IT development teams; including facilitating discussions around value proposition
    • Strong documentation skills as it relates to business requirements, scope definition, cost, and value proposition
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills
    • Working knowledge of industry leaders, competitors, terms, policies, and industry-specific financial practices
    • Candidate must possess strong client facing skills and understand the mechanisms for building strong, long-lasting internal and external customer relationships, including the ability to generate results through influence
    • Ability to manage multiple proposal projects concurrently
    • Transportation Management technologies (intermediate level)
    • Transportation Management Systems (advanced level) preferred
    • JDA Transportation Management, TMW (intermediate level) preferred
    • Transportation Management technologies (advanced level) preferred


    • Provide end-to-end Request for Proposal Process (RFP) management for Supply Chain IT. Attend pursuit meetings, customer calls, and engineering design review sessions in order to fully understand the requirements and select the best fit solution for IT
    • Create and provide presentations to potential clients regarding the IT value proposition, capabilities and chosen solutions in support of the sales process for new or expansion business
    • Based on the solution designed, coordinate IT pricing inputs, prepare the IT cost model, develop the IT value proposition, and facilitate IT Cost Model review and approval
    • Identify solution gaps in Ryder’s portfolio as it pertains to TM and work with IT functional groups to strategically address gaps. Conduct market and competitive research to identify broad business trends and assumptions that may affect business and/or IT strategy and service delivery options
    • Once an RFP is awarded, work with the functional teams assigned to participate in the customer due diligence sessions and ensure that the solution will meet Ryder’s Operational Excellence standards
    • Help manage and update standard content related to TM responses for future RFI and RFP content
    • Work with Vertical Directors to insure that their portfolio of business is receiving support for new business, and business that is in mid-launch
    • Develop relationships with the Solutions Managers that manage the pursuit process
    • Perform other duties as assigned


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