Transportation Analyst I

Sabre Industries Sioux City, IA
Responsibilities:

* Supervises Truck Load and LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipments domestically and internationally.

* Helps negotiate rates with carriers to obtain the most cost-effective transportation price.

* Helps facilitate RFI's and RFP's and provides analysis and recommendations.

* Acquires rate quotes for all types of shipments upon request of all departments, locations and customers.

* Solves transportation problems, communicates solutions and administers solution implementation to internal and external customers, including Sales, Shipping, Inventory Control, Contract Administration Operations and transportation providers.

* Conducts on-going analysis for freight expenditures to determine opportunities for cost reductions and services improvement.

* Develops and maintains departmental reporting and key performance indicators (KPI's) around costs, efficiency and service that support continuous improvement and attainment of all transportation performance objectives.

* Provides formal supervision of LTL Department Assistants.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

* Three years' experience in a related field.

* Must have experience using PC Miler, Internet, and Streets and Trips.

* Knowledge of the trucking industry is critical (Truckload, LTL, container, Domestic and international).

* Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, along with working knowledge of Microsoft office products, which include Word, Excel, and Outlook.

* Must have the ability to operate general office equipment such as a telephone, scanner, copier, printers and 2-way radio.

* Prior TMS (Transportation Management System) experience is a plus.

* Position is in an office environment and will require working on a computer most of the day.

* Regularly required to use hands to work on the computer, finger, handle or grasp, reach with hands and arms. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Educational Requirements:

* Associate's degree in business or related field.

Shift:

* Day Shift: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, OT as needed

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