International Pricing Analyst
Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: December 5, 2018
Logistics done differently. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the International Pricing Analyst, you will be responsible for responding to customers and sales representatives who have pricing inquiries, and providing accurate and competitive quotes in a timely manner. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day: Respond to pricing requests from clients and sales representatives; communicate on open proposals Work with vendors, (airlines, steamship lines, cartage, etc.) in order to secure market competitive costs in compiling bids Update current tariffs for any pricing changes from vendors Compose thorough and detailed pricing proposals; research partners for best possible scenarios based on bids Act as subject matter expert and provide training, troubleshooting, and other support for software applications managed by business unit (Cargowise, Catapult, Amber Road, etc.) Perform analysis of data What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need: High school diploma or equivalent 2 years of experience in logistics or transportation Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized, and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience Self-motivated and ability to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment; consult with team members and management as needed Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint) and Windows applications; ability to create formulas in MS Excel Familiarity with the most widely known and emerging tools, technologies and social applications Strong aptitude for math, and understanding and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources Excellent negotiation skills to deal effectively with individuals and groups internally and externally; provide timely and professional support It'd be great if you also have: Bachelor's degree with 2 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience Be part of something big. XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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