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Logistics Pricing Analyst

Company: Zuum Transportation
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Were currently looking for fast, growth-minded individuals who want to help revolutionize the logistics industry and play an integral role in a thriving startup environment. *Please submit your resume now - this position has lots of room for growth!The Logistics Pricing Analyst will be responsible for supporting both the Sales and Operations teams in growing business opportunities and profitability. The Logistics Pricing Analyst will be processing and formatting new bids, analyzing and identifying inconsistencies, coordinating and submitting bid responses, updating and maintaining Zuums proprietary software.Responsibilities

  • Manage lane pricing for national level and high-profile market accounts; analyze inbound/outbound market Rates Per Mile (RPM), balance, deadhead, customer mix, seasonality, and lane flow, consistent with company objectives as it relates to market rate and customer objectives.
  • Responsible for determining spot market rates by utilizing proprietary software and analytical research, in conjunction with Zuum's Sales Team, to remain competitive based on current market needs.
  • Respond to customer inquiries for information (RFI) or Request for Pricing (RFP) proposals or create rate proposals for customers and document pricing assumptions
  • Support bid process by collecting and analyzing preliminary rate and volume data, and published accessorial relative to operational characteristics for actual cost and revenue collection trends in order to maintain a profitable business
  • Analyze current market trending against historical trending to identify opportunities to proactively react to non-seasonal changes quickly
  • Coordinate with the credit department to facilitate credit checks on potential and existing customers; monitor the credit history of existing customers
  • Evaluate the risks in customer accessorial and contract terms to minimize those risks and strengthen profitability
  • Analyze current market trends, conditions, forecasted economic information, and customer pricing for opportunities to increase rate, optimize and maximize profitabilityRequired Skills & Experience:
    • At least 2 years of experience in freight pricing within a freight brokerage (inland), or transportation, 3PL, logistics, and supply chain industry
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Math, Statistics, Data Analysis, or Operations & Supply Chain Management preferred
    • Familiarity with DAT and Truckstop, and deep understanding of the freight industry and markets
    • Excellent command of Excel, Google Sheets, and other analytical tools
    • Strong research and presentation skills
    • Effective communications skills and team-player
    • Self-motivated and comfortable working with little to no directionZuum Transportation, Inc. is a rapidly growing, tech startup which is transforming the $1.2 trillion logistics industry. Zuum connects enterprise shippers, brokers, and carriers on an automated platform. To better understand what we are about, please check out our !Zuum offers a competitive, starting compensation, benefits package, perks and SPIF's, and an unparalleled culture of diversity and inclusion. New ideas are always welcome, we embrace our failures and move quickly through them, testing and iterating our way to success - all while having fun!Zuum Transportation Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PM21Powered by JazzHRPI181067922

Keywords: Zuum Transportation, Irvine , Logistics Pricing Analyst, Professions , Irvine, California

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