Nov 15, 2021

Logistics Pricing Specialist (on-site)

  • Alba Wheels Up International
  • Valley Stream, NY, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

Alba Wheels Up was founded with the philosophy of ensuring customer compliance with regulations while coordinating efficient, timely movement of freight and information. With beginnings that go back over 70 years, Alba and Wheels Up operated as two separate entities which merged to form Alba Wheels Up, a family of true logistics professionals. Following the successful merger of the companies, the company has become an industry leader. In March 2021 The Company received significant strategic investment from Southfield Capital, a leading private equity fund. This investment is positioning the company to continued acceleration through organic growth and acquisitions.

The integration of new technologies and exemplary service standards have allowed Alba Wheels Up to be on the forefront of changes in the global trade industry. Tremendous regulatory visibility has allowed Alba Wheels Up to engage in regulatory pilot programs while forward-thinking mindset means The Company fully adopts new Customs and Border Protection technologies and regulations before the competition.

Job Description:
The Logistics Pricing Specialist will be responsible for negotiating pricing for current and potential clients, with the intentions of increasing profits and keeping cost at a minimum for the company. They will assist fellow employees who are involved with pricing and billing in the Freight and Accounting departments under the guidance of the Logistics Pricing Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

* Negotiate and coordinate spot rates and or quotations for LCL, FCL, air shipments and all services within Albas database.
* Strategize ways of increasing profits margins, while keeping cost at a minimum.
* Assist Sales team with business development and securing new business initiatives.
* Work with the pricing and billing team.
* Project execution of Consol boxes shipment sales, command and cost analysis.
* Follow and implement FMC compliance and procedures.
* Keep abreast with the freight worldwide market and provide the information to all parties.
* Communicate with Freight Manager & Pricing Supervisor on pricing desk performance and any issues that arise.
* Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information.
* Manage day to day issues under the guidance of the Pricing Supervisor.
* Data entry in Cargowise system.
* Performs other related duties and projects as requested or assigned by Freight Forwarding Manager or Logistics Pricing Supervisor.

* Understand clients needs in order to strategy the costing and or pricing.

Requirements

* High school diploma or equivalent, college degree is a plus
* A minimum of 5 years of supply chain experience in the import/freight forwarding industry. Must have comprehensive understanding of selling principles
* Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills (both verbal and written), and the ability to resolve conflicts in a professional and urgent manner
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and complete projects within assigned deadline.
* Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
* Must be detail oriented with emphasis on accuracy and quality
* Ability to identify issues and act with a sense of urgency to resolve them
* Must be computer savvy and proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office Suite
* Experience working with Cargowise is a plus
* Must be a team player and able to work independently
* Must be flexibility in working overtime as needed.

Alba Wheels Up International is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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