Logistics Business Management (Pricing Manager)

Plano, TX 75074

Posted: 05/03/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 24285

Responsibilities:
  • Management of pricing for local transportation, especially trucking service in logistics business
  • Development of highly effective strategy through a deep understanding of the 3PL’ s truck operation, market dynamics and logistics costs
  • Lead bidding projects for both Samsung and non-Samsung clients’ business
  • Review, maintain, and organize the RFP checklist for each customer bid
  • Process RFP data and convert information gathered by using multiple reviewing templates and final processing methods
  • Work cohesively with Pricing Group Leader to complete the necessary information to present to personnel in the review process.
  • Manage all bid related documentation to set a timeline for completion
  • Source carriers + negotiate freight terms, rates, assessorial charges and service levels
  • Negotiate all FTL, LTL carriers to minimize the overall cost impacts to clients and the cost saving generated by SDS’ services
  • Mediate on behalf of clients as needed to resolve issues with carriers. (i.e. service failures, freight damages, freight rating, etc.)
  • Develop and foster carrier relationship to enhance carrier performance, service and response times
  • Provides reports and appropriate updates to clients in QBR(Quarterly Business Review) regarding KPI, trends, volume reports, forecasts and look backs
  • Support sales in the generation of market studies and value proposition for existing and potential clients
  • Work with the inside members to identify and prioritize high demand markets and lanes on a daily basis and provides critical pricing information to related parties
  • Responsible for updating SDS logistic system (Cello) for carrier pool, bidding procedure and contract management
  • Work with various technology partners to ensure accuracy of rates across systems.
  • Ability to manage team effectively
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree required, preferably Master’ s Degree related to SCM, Logistics
  • Thorough knowledge of 3PL transportation processes and pricing/quoting experience for FTL, LTL modes
  • Must be able to manipulate large sets and bid documentation in Excel with accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, carriers, and internal personnel
  • Ability to relate to and build relationships with people at all levels of an organization

Maxwell McIlwaine

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