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Pricing Specialist (Freight Forwarding)

Website People Freight

Position Overview:

Our client are seeking a skilled Pricing Specialist to join our dynamic team. The Pricing Specialist will play a crucial role in our company’s success by analyzing market trends, negotiating rates with carriers, and developing pricing strategies to optimize profitability and competitiveness in the freight forwarding industry.

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct thorough market research and analysis to identify pricing trends, competitive landscape, and opportunities for growth.
Collaborate with sales, operations, and finance teams to understand customer needs, shipping requirements, and cost structures.
Negotiate rates and contracts with carriers, ensuring the most competitive pricing while maintaining quality service standards.
Develop and maintain pricing models and tools to accurately calculate costs, margins, and profitability.
Monitor and analyze pricing performance metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of pricing strategies and make data-driven recommendations for improvement.
Stay informed about industry regulations, market conditions, and emerging trends that may impact pricing decisions.
Provide guidance and support to sales teams regarding pricing inquiries, proposals, and customer negotiations.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with carriers, suppliers, and other industry stakeholders.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
Proven experience in pricing, revenue management, or related roles within the logistics or transportation industry.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and market trends.
Excellent negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other data analysis tools.
Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in calculations and analysis.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Knowledge of freight forwarding operations, carrier networks, and industry regulations is preferred.

Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off
Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
A supportive and collaborative work environment with a focus on innovation and continuous improvement

To apply for this job email your details to darren@peoplefreight.com