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Freight Rate Analyst

Logistics | Houston, TX | Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary: 


The Freight Rate Analyst will be responsible for analyzing existing freight rates and tariff regulations and proposed new increases.


Essential Functions:

·         Negotiate rates in accordance with Company guidelines and standards.

·         Confer with Sales, Marketing and Inventory.

·         Maintain appropriate records and prepare reports.

·         Review and correct invoices as needed.

·         Work cross functionally in the organization, monitor requirements and recommend changes.

·         Work with Railroads to resolve billing issues and file quarterly reports.

·         Work directly with shipping mines to insure quality billing.  

·         Compile quarterly shipment activity reports to file and track the status of negotiated railroad contracts.

·         Track open disputes, create a trend analysis to spot and resolve recurring billing errors via root cause analysis.


Skills and Experience Requirements:

·         High school graduate, college degree preferred.

·         Experience in railroad transportation, rate negotiations, storage/demurrage tracking.

·         Proficiency with MS Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook required.

·         Excellent communication skills.

·         Experience with car tracing software, Bourque, Railroads software, Steel Roads, etc.

·         Conflict resolution skills.


Other Requirements:

·         Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

·         Excellent attention to detail and sense of urgency, ability to prioritize with an emphasis on quality of work.

·         Ability to work in a team environment and contribute.


Hi-Crush offers competitive salaries and incentives and pays 100% of premium costs for employee medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance coverages. We also provide a 401(k) Plan match of 4% and a discounted unit purchase program.

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