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Senior Specialist, Pricing at XPO Logistics, Inc. in Carol Stream, Illinois

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we believe that providing superior support and solutions for our customers drives our success, and we want to put you behind the wheel. As a Senior Specialist, Pricing, you will source and build strategic partnerships with agents, sales team members and our carrier base to develop more international business. You'll also negotiate contracts with carriers, onboard new customers and source projects in the most cost effective and productive manner. If you're excited about the challenge of working for a fast-paced global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Source and negotiate pricing with ocean, air and domestic carrier base

  • Identify and resolve problems

  • Provide timely and professional support to customers and vendors

  • Develop relationships and close business with the international agent and internal customer base

  • Prepare competitive pricing solutions and process feedback to win quoted and future business

  • Onboard customers and liaise with sales, operations and finance to ensure proper transition

  • Support pricing team on RFP's and larger customer bids

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3 years of experience in the transportation industry or a related field

  • Basic knowledge of Windows applications and experience with Microsoft Office programs such as Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain

  • Experience with logistics management software

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.