The Freight Analyst will be responsible for coordinating daily shipping activities for both domestic and international, managing the performance of the carrier-base and negotiating spot rates. This role will identify opportunities to improve service or reduce costs by investigating transportation industry trends and implementing innovative problem-solving solutions while meeting the delivery requirements of our customers and achieving the departmental Key Performance Indicator's.
Coordinate expedited and special services required by customer
Develop cost efficient routings for shipments
Work with vendors to ensure compliance
Provide freight quotes and analysis for customers, vendors, and manufacturing shipping needs
Assist in reviewing and selecting carriers based on service and cost
Assist with negotiations to achieve better pricing
Resolve issues with carriers when challenges arise and work with carriers in taking corrective actions
Prepare cost savings report to monitor key metrics within domestic transportation
Issue Bill of Lading corrections for freight re-consignments, reshipments, and returns
Gain a full understanding of transportation management systems, functions, and work-arounds to meet daily demands
Coordinate the procurement of cost-effective transportation services that meet the pick-up/delivery needs of all parties involved
Customs Clearance for all international container shipments
Perform root cause analysis to address carrier challenges, and implement appropriate correction actions to avoid future failures
Associates Degree or proven experience in a transportation position
Previous experience in freight rating, payment/freight coordination
Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: R753
About Standard Textile
Standard Textile has been inspiring care, comfort, and change in our communities since 1940. While our business is creating innovative textiles, it’s our purpose that guides the solutions we offer and drives how we treat our customers, our associates, and the impact we make in our communities. We hold ourselves to a higher standard. A higher standard for why we exist, for how we create, and for what's next.
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