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Carrier and Capacity Strategist, North America Transportation

Carrier and Capacity Strategist, North America Transportation

Beaverton | Oregon | United States

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NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

The NIKE, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accountants, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide - making the impossible happen every single day.

The Carrier and Capacity Strategist works on the Transportation Strategy team to provide robust, detailed analytics and forecasts to inform carrier selection, volume allocation, annual and seasonal capacity requirements, and long-term carrier strategy. This role partners with the Freight Spend Strategist to support the LSP Management team to inform recurring sourcing events. The Carrier and Capacity Strategist's recommendations inform Nike's carrier landscape and impact Nike's ability to efficiently service the North American marketplace.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct external benchmarking and market analysis to identify capacity planning improvement opportunities
  • Conduct capacity forecasting and provide input into annual carrier capacity plans
  • Provide input into annual carrier capacity allocation strategy based on prior performance
  • Propose long-term carrier strategy in conjunction with International and Domestic Transportation teams and Transportation Capability Development Teams


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of progressive analytics experience in the field of operations and logistics
    • 2 additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree
  • Transportation operations experience
  • Experience with descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics with complex, unrefined data using a variety of analytical and statistical toolsets, such as Tableau, Alteryx, R, and other data manipulation/mining tools
  • Demonstrated experience simplifying complex analysis to explain difficult concepts and influence others to adopt a new point of view based on analytical insights


NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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