Pricing Analyst
Summary
Title:Pricing Analyst
ID:2071
Client:Polaris Transportation Group
Location:Atlanta
Description

At Polaris, our Vision is clear:

We are a supply chain company that defines our success by the positive impact we have on everyone we touch. Our growth will come from clarity of purpose and aligned values today.
We’ve thought hard about some clear values that guide everything we do along the way:

• Our priority is Safety
• We have each others’ backs
• It’s always about our customer
• We raise the bar.

If we have the opportunity to speak with you, we’d love to tell you more and we’ll be just as interested in learning about how you live these values as we are in your technical or industry experience.

With over 25 years of sustained growth and customer satisfaction, Polaris Transportation is Canada’s largest privately held cross-border LTL carrier providing daily departures between USA and Canada. Polaris is comprised of five operating divisions which provide a multitude of transportation services, including cross-border and domestic LTL and TL, global logistics, hazmat certified warehousing & distribution and technological development. As leaders of innovation in our industry, we have and will continue to utilize advanced technologies to transform the way we do business. This drive and commitment has resulted in great recognition. Polaris has received the prestigious CCJ’s Innovation of the Year award and for 13 consecutive years, we have won the Shipper’s Choice award with the esteemed higher distinction of Carrier of Choice. We’ve also been named as a Top 100 Trucker for 3 years and one of the best places to work in our industry as a Top Fleet Employer for 3 consecutive years.

We are looking for a Traffic & Pricing Analyst to join our close-knit transportation team as we continue to excel in innovation and service excellence in the industry. You’ll be reporting to our Director of Traffic and Pricing. This opportunity is a USA home-based position, Eastern Time Zone.

WHO YOU ARE & WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU:

An entrepreneur at heart, you are eager to get in on the' ground floor' as Polaris expands its footprint in the US. You are an excellent negotiator and enjoy analyzing and providing insight on the performance of  initiatives or projects.  You are looking for an organization that focuses on its people and supports them as they strive for excellence. You’ll join and help grow a culture that will commit to investing as much into your learning and growth as you do.  Being amazing at what you do allows us to provide flexibility for where and how you work.


WHAT YOU BRING:
• A passion for your customers and improving business relationships with them, to be seen as a true Partner making a genuine difference to their business.
• A natural curiosity. An approach to all situations with a growth mindset, a willingness to explore and innovate and establish yourself as an expert.
• Self-motivated, a 'take ownership' attitude over work and proactively seek help/input when needed

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
• Work with the Director to build the US pricing, rate tables, BIDs and RFQs and assist in the execution of pricing strategy for the US market.Provide Quotes and on the spot quotes.
• Carry out ongoing pricing analysis using internal and external data and play an active role in the annual pricing strategy review process .
• Contribute to automation and improvement of pricing-related processes and embed new processes.
• Support for daily dispute administration, helping with short pays or accounting issues.
• Collaboration with sales & operations to provide insight to engineer solutions to capitalize on new business and retain existing accounts.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, or related field
• Minimum 4-5 years of experience with 2+ years in a pricing analysis role.
• Transportation industry experience is a must-have (Interline/ LTL preferred).
• Excellent knowledge and skills in rates, NMFC (National Motor Freight Traffic classification)& costing.
• Sales experience would be an advantage.
• Excellent interpersonal, writing, presentation, and communications skills.
• Advanced / excellent MS office skills, particularly in Excel.
• TCG software experience would be helpful.
• Able to travel 10% of the time as required (to Canada or within the US)

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