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Analyst – Pricing and Analytics

Covenant Transport Inc Chattanooga, TN
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Job Description

Job Title:

Analyst – Pricing and Analytics

Reports To:

Sr. Manager Pricing

FLSA Status:

 

Prepared Date:

12/11/17

Department:

Solutions

Location:

Chattanooga

 

 

 

 

 

Position Purpose

Responsible for coordinating Solutions activity across Operations, Capacity Management and Pricing to optimize Solutions participation and revenue/margin growth for transactional shipment opportunities.   This position is primarily focused on shipper transactional load board activity, however, will support general transactional opportunities as needed.  This position will lead the transactional pricing analysis of Solutions business opportunities to facilitate a level of successful participation in this market segment that will meet or exceed annual revenue and margin targets.  This position will assist in developing the formal response (internal or external) that is associated with each identified opportunity.  This position will collaborate with and support all functional aspects of Solutions business opportunities that require such analysis.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Be a subject matter expert and stay current with industry trends affecting transactional (aka spot) transportation pricing (all modes).   Periodically share industry updates with the Solutions team to help keep all team members informed of the latest and/or expected market trends.
  • Research and recommend rates for transactional freight opportunities based on available data using internal (TMS) and external (DAT, ITS, LoadEx, etc.) resources that also consider historical actual and expected market rate data and information.
  • Incorporate into rate evaluations all applicable factors including, but not limited to, expected purchased transportation costs, customer and freight attributes and other appropriate logistical and operational considerations.
  • Receive, process and respond to daily transactional inquiries from internal (Solutions Business Development, Solutions Account Management, CVEN, SRT, etc.) and external customers regarding transactional rate requests.
  • Secure appropriate input from Sr. Mgr. Pricing and Analytics, Director of Operations and/or Director of Capacity Management to ensure proposed pricing will allow for practical operational execution while meeting Solutions financial objectives.
  • Conceive, coordinate development, manage production and coordinate follow up of pricing activity reports on a periodic basis or as requested by Solutions management.  Maintain business activity summary reports on monthly basis that indicate track record of successes and failures. 
  • Assist the Sr. Mgr. Pricing and Analytics with other pricing related activity as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

4 Year Degree Preferred – Business, Supply Chain, 3PL or Finance

3-5+ Years Transportation/3PL/Supply Chain Industry Experience

Multi Modal Experience Preferred - TL, LTL, Intermodal, Parcel, International

Multi Temperature Class (Dry, refrigerated and frozen) experience preferred

Proficiency with Technology Systems – Microsoft Office, Outlook, TMS, etc.

Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills

Strong Organization and/or Project Management Skills

Ability to Work Independently – Bias for Action, High Level of Initiative, etc.

Professional Presentation – Appearance and Speaking

Uncompromising Level of Integrity

Travel Required

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None

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Local

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10%

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25%

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50%

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75%

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>75%

 

Job Details

Date Posted January 4, 2018
Date Closes March 5, 2018
Located In Chattanooga, TN
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 11-3071.01 Transportation Managers
Zipcode 37419

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