Freight Rate Analyst

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Warehousing/Logistics







An excellent career opportunity is currently available for a Freight Rate Analyst located at Aires Pittsburgh, PA. This exciting opportunity is in a high growth environment where you will utilize your background in logistics to ensure optimum shipment performance and your negotiation skills to ensure shipment profitability.


Aires (www.aires.com) has been providing best-in-class relocation management services for over 30 years and is a recognized industry leader in delivering high quality relocation and assignment management services to leading corporations.


We Have...

  • An award-winning technology platform, that aligns with the future state of global mobility
  • A financially stable organization with a history of 15%-20% organic annual growth
  • Competitive compensation, a high internal promotion rate, and a full benefits package including a 401K match


Responsibilities:

  • Select favorable agents with competitive rates and superior customer service performance scores
  • Negotiate service rates with partners when needed to ensure shipment profitability
  • Prepare documentation once shipment is booked and/or after services are performed
  • Examine all incoming shipment related invoices to check for accuracy and engage partners for corrections
  • Record shipment level financial transactions and prepare shipment for billing
  • Provide price quotes, when needed, to operations team
  • Research vendors and analyze reports in order to make procurement recommendations
  • Collaborate with company, partner billing and compliance departments
  • Support other departments, as needed, to manage special client or partner requests
  • Maintain partner relationships through active communication and provide feedback
  • Meet with potential vendors
  • Additional responsibilities as needed


Qualifications:

  • BS degree preferred and a minimum of 2 years relevant experience in logistics and vendor negotiation OR
  • Prior years of related experience in procurement or brokerage/transportation
  • A background in international freight forward and/or domestic household goods van line highly desirable
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Must have strong math ability
  • Desire to embrace our core values: Client Focus, Results, Responsibility & Accountability, Collaboration and Innovation


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability



Associated topics: dispatcher, fleet, handler, management, manager, manager trainee, operations manager, service manager, supervisor, technician

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