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Logistics Pricing Analyst

Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics

IT, Operations
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

M-F day shift, FT Will be open to interviewing candidates located outside of Calgary

Lineage is looking for an energetic, talented, and self-motivated Pricing Analyst to join our team. The Pricing Analyst is responsible for transportation costing, rating, and pricing development and maintenance. This role also provides efficient administrative support involving all aspects of customer quotations, pricing, and rating inquiries. Also, provides exceptional customer support as well as working collaboratively with a wide range of internal stake holders. The Pricing Analyst works closely with Business Development and customers, providing the analysis to develop fact-based costing and pricing development for RFPs, RFQs and other pricing requests. As a Pricing Analyst you will have the opportunity to develop a successful and energetic career with this position and be provided with the tools and training needed to excel.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides professional and exceptional service when communicating with all customers and internal stakeholders for all rating related inquiries.
  • Plays a leadership role in the Pricing Department, being a team player and collaborating effectively with all team members to achieve daily assigned objectives.
  • Actively communicate with existing and new small customers to provide rates and invoicing support and ensure access to all available resources and services.
  • Prospect and secure new small account transportation volume.
  • Support Business Development and participate in projects and exercises that support yield improvement and revenue growth initiatives.
  • Assist with transportation invoice inquiries and resolutions and work directly with customers and internal stakeholders to resolve invoice disputes.
  • Perform all pricing and rates administration and work directly with external customers as well as internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain and update Lineage and customer specific Fuel Surcharge (FSC) programs as well as all accessorial charges within Truckmate.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of all tariff and non-tariff rate structure within Truckmate.
  • Subject matter expert within Truckmate for the maintenance of rate sheets, accessorial charges and FSC programs.
  • Co-ordinate the execution and implementation of the annual general rate increase (GRI) process, update rate agreements and rates in Truckmate and provide customers with updated pricing.
  • Ensures contract and rate agreement compliance with customers for scheduled rate increases, various FSC programs, and accessorial charges.
  • Ensure customer contacts database in Truckmate is current and up to date.
  • Prepares spot rate quotes and shipment cost verifications and respond to rate inquiries for both existing and new customers.
  • Monitor and action Truckmate DAWG reports by providing an administrative audit to a variety of processes.
  • Acts as a costing and pricing liaison for company-wide enquiries.
  • Collaborates with Business Development to develop competitive customer pricing proposals to maximize account revenue and profitability.
  • Translates business opportunities and customer needs into collaborative pricing solutions.
  • Dissects and prepares RFP / RFQ bid opportunities for pricing analysis and development.
  • Develops fact-based costing using TCG costing software by conducting analysis of opportunity service requirements.
  • Ensures rigor and accuracy in all pricing analysis and operates within the approved guideline framework of the pricing department.
  • Ensures accurate and timely completion of all assigned pricing proposals and communicate to both external customers and business development.
  • Performs margin and pricing analysis to support the business.
  • Prepares reports for both internal and external distribution as required.
  • Prepares reporting to track key performance indicators and pricing activities within the department as required.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required, including answering the telephone, relaying messages, and responding to or re-directing customer requests for appropriate handling.
  • Provides vacation coverage for team.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES)

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in the transportation or logistics industry, in an LTL and/or TL environment.
  • Costing, pricing and/or rating experience in an LTL and/or TL environment is desirable.
  • Post-secondary education in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Professional Logistics (P. Log) designation or CITT is considered an asset.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Office 365 products with advanced excel skills.
  • Strong computer skills, ideally experience with TCG costing software and Truckmate transportation management software.
  • Strong organization skills and sharp attention to detail.
  • Motivated and innovative self-starter with demonstrated initiative.
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to deal with ambiguity and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to manage sensitive information in a confidential manner.
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize workflow to ensure deadlines are met in a demanding environment. Able to adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Driven to provide exceptional customer service and results oriented.
  • Embraces change and has a continuous improvement philosophy.
  • Demonstrates an approachable and professional attitude with a hands-on and team-oriented work style.
  • Energetic and positive attitude.
  • Commitment to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Model and support Lineage culture and encourage Lineage core values and attributes.

Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Benefits
Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, medical, dental, and basic life and disability insurance benefits, RRSP matching and paid time off.

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