Freight Analyst in Darlington, PA at PTC Alliance

Date Posted: 7/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Freight Analyst performs many of the essential functions of a logistician, but with a focus instead on shipping services. The major role is to analyze or determine the most cost-effective way to complete shipments of freight. The freight analyst will investigate different costs to determine the best freight companies to work with. This is a divisional-level position, responsible for freight carriers for all PTC locations (inbound and outbound freight).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Responsible for upkeep and control of freight documents used in pricing.
  • Monitor Logistics Company’s service/performance through scorecard style system.
  • Negotiate freight rates for specified lanes.
  • Manage relations with shippers.
  • Work with plant shipping departments to coordinate efficient freight receipts and shipments.
  • Work with accounting and sales teams on review of rate charges and market updates.
  • Minimal travel required. Location – negotiable (Ohio, PA)

Job Requirements

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Minimum 4 year degree in related field. Supply Chain, Transportation, preferred.
  • Must be proficient with Excel, Microsoft Office. Oracle or ERP system experience is desirable.
  • Experience with freight logistics or analysis.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment