PRICING SPECIALIST, TRUCKLOAD BROKERAGE

Evans MPLS: Minneapolis, MN

Reports to Director of Truckload Brokerage

Under the direction of the Director of Truckload brokerage, the pricing specialist is responsible for pricing, analyzing, and forecasting our pricing detail towards our customer opportunities. The Pricing Specialist will use online resources, our incumbent carrier network, and other tools to guide price points and proposal submissions to meet the transportation needs of our customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Create and establish pricing strategies to improve our volumes while maintaining a profitable margin in the Truckload market
  • Monitor and pivot to market price fluctuations while ensuring our clients and carriers receive the “Evans Experience”
  • Daily interaction with our client’s TMS portals to capture transactional volume
  • Complete Requests for Proposals before deadline submission
  • Conduct consistent lane research daily and monitor our incumbent carrier base while building a stronger pricing network
  • Utilize carrier analytics and other internal resources to make informed buying decisions
  • Organize, maintain and record our pricing submissions
  • Perform ongoing revenue and profitability analysis to improve our buying behavior
  • Participate in company monthly and & quarterly revenue budget plans
  • Use techniques such as modeling and simulations to provide management with forecasting and recommendations for improved performance
  • Understand our technology platforms and resources to drive automation
  • Study and understand market trends and seasonality
  • Adhere to Evans’ Five Guiding Principles, Policies, Procedures, and Employee Handbook
  • All other duties that may be reasonably assigned, including special projects and cross-training in other departments

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 2-5 Years of related experience
  • Ability to thrive under deadlines and work in a team environment, while also delivering independent results
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Driven, enthusiastic, and highly motivated
  • Strong organization skills, prioritization skills, attention to detail and works with a sense of urgency
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Proven problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with transportation management systems, Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Outlook as well as the ability and willingness to learn new software
  • Speak and write in English fluently

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The typical work environment is fast-paced and moderately quiet. Regular use of office equipment is expected, including computers, fax machines, and telephone. Employees may be required to lift on occasion up to 10 pounds. This position is required to sit at a workstation for up to 8 hours a day.

Benefits:

Evans offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, 401k matching, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance, life insurance, a casual, friendly work environment, and the opportunity to contribute to and prosper at a quickly growing company.

Interested in joining our high-performance team?

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