Pricing Analyst in Laredo, TX at Epes Logistics

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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POSITION SUMMARY

  • Responsible for the analysis of current customer, lane, and market activity and pricing to improve operating results.
  • Directs bid pricing and coordination with sales and operations.
  • Analyzes rate, lane and yield reports and makes recommendations for improvement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Uses software tools to analyze customer base and rates for areas of improvement. 
  • Makes recommendations for:

            -  Lane Pricing Improvement

            -  Customer Pricing Improvement (Increases and Reductions)

            -  Accessorial Pricing Improvement

  • Responsible for pricing and response to all bids by working closely with appropriate sales/operations personnel. 
  • Coordinates closely with Sales and Marketing Analyst on bid processes. 
  • Makes any necessary changes to enhance bid process. 
  • Track results of all applicable bids and pricing requests.
  • Analyzes customers/lanes upon requests from the Director of Operations and Sales - Mexico
  • Makes recommendations on reports to use and the process for distributing daily, weekly, monthly analytical information.
  • Attends sales/operations meetings as necessary to review results of analytical process and bid/pricing results.
  • Assist in qualifying potential customers as necessary.
  • Type and fax/email rate quotations for Operations and Sales.
  • Works with Operations and Customer Service to integrate Yield Optimization Tools into load acceptance.
  • Demonstrates support for the Epes Carriers, Inc. Quality Management System and its objectives, as applicable.
  • Work with the Vice President of Quality to establish and promote a true quality improvement process to include the Quality Management System at the company with the involvement of all personnel.
  • Maintain clear and concise pricing files.
  • Cross train with Sales and Marketing Analyst to ensure adequate coverage during absences.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

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