Analyst Transportation

Job Location: Hershey, PA

Job Summary:

The Transportation Analyst is a key part of the Transportation Operations team tasked with managing Hershey's transportation planning function, collaborating with carrier partners & internal stakeholders to deliver enterprise service & on-time delivery targets. This position will act as a liaison between Hershey and our 3PL transportation planning provider to ensure systems are operating properly & communications & expectations are clearly defined & Hershey is delivering customer needs.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Provide oversite regarding the successful pick up of loads from HSY Distribution Centers & delivery to customers to meet service & top-line goals
  • Facilitate issue resolutions related to customer or HSY facility deliveries, pickups at HSY or vendor locations and/or issues with Hershey contracted carriers; issues may occur between 3PL, HSY customers, HSY Global Shared Services, HSY plants, HSY contracted Co-packers/ Co-manufacturers, Vendor/Suppliers and/or Transportation Carrier Partners
  • Ensure data flow & proper communication between Hershey and 3PL transportation planning systems to enable the transportation planning, Stock Transfer Orders and successful pickup and delivery of loads; data includes Delivery Notes, Bills of Lading, Carrier Selections, Distribution Center load times and Delivery Note consolidations.
  • Process SAP workflow, ensure data integrity & perform other systematic tasks in a timely manner.
  • Support systems, transportation planning & customer service requirements for alliance partners
  • Generate, recommend and/or implement suggestions for continuous improvement related to efficient processing of orders, carrier selection, data flow, customer issue resolution, communication between 3PL Logistics Solution Provider and Hershey.

  • BS degree in Business, Logistics/Supply Chain or Engineering
  • 2 years experience preferred in Logistics with a working knowledge in shipment planning, transportation and customer service.


The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans