The Transportation Analyst / Inbound Freight Planner is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day logistics operations of all product and materials shipping from raw material and supply vendors into the distribution centers. This includes management of all third party cross dock, carriers, and 3PL logistics providers. Further, this associate is responsible for rate negotiations for Truckload, LTL, and any and all other modes necessary; must understand DOT regulations. Performing network analysis to help understand network costs associated within the Sprouts Farmers Market supply chain. It is the Inbound Freight Supervisor’s responsibility to ensure that every shipment is planned, scheduled, and delivered in the most efficient and cost effective manner, while maintaining on-time and customer service standards as expected by both internal and external customers.