Alba Wheels Up International Logistics Pricing Specialist (on-site) in Valley Stream, New York
Alba Wheels Up is a premier Customhouse broker and Freight Forwarder. Alba Wheels Up has become the standard for their expertise needed to facilitate clearances of wearing apparel, perishables, electronics and other general commodities. Traditionally we offer our services to importers of difficult commodities to both harmonize and provide supply chain management service. Our Global network provides true door- to-door service in today’s logistic environment. Our advanced transport management platform ensures visibility of our client’s freight from point of conception to its final delivery. All team members are encouraged and supported to obtain their career and personal goals while working in our world class facilities.
The Logistics Pricing Specialist will be responsible for negotiating pricing for current and potential clients, with the intentions of increasing profits and keeping cost at a minimum for the company. They will assist fellow employees who are involved with pricing and billing in the Freight and Accounting departments under the guidance of the Logistics Pricing Supervisor.
Negotiate and coordinate spot rates and or quotations for LCL, FCL, air shipments and all services within Alba’s database.
Strategize ways of increasing profits margins, while keeping cost at a minimum.
Assist Sales team with business development and securing new business initiatives.
Work with the pricing and billing team.
Project execution of Consol “boxes” shipment sales, command and cost analysis.
Follow and implement FMC compliance and procedures.
Keep abreast with the freight worldwide market and provide the information to all parties.
Communicate with Freight Manager & Pricing Supervisor on pricing desk performance and any issues that arise.
Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information.
Manage day to day issues under the guidance of the Pricing Supervisor.
Data entry in Cargowise system.
Performs other related duties and projects as requested or assigned by Freight Forwarding Manager or Logistics Pricing Supervisor.
Understand clients’ needs in order to strategy the costing and or pricing.
High school diploma or equivalent, college degree is a plus
A minimum of 5 years of supply chain experience in the import/freight forwarding industry. Must have comprehensive understanding of selling principles
Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills (both verbal and written), and the ability to resolve conflicts in a professional and urgent manner
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and complete projects within assigned deadline.
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
Must be detail oriented with emphasis on accuracy and quality
Ability to identify issues and act with a sense of urgency to resolve them
Must be computer savvy and proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office Suite
Experience working with Cargowise is a plus
Must be a team player and able to work independently
Must be flexibility in working overtime as needed.
Alba Wheels Up International is an Equal Opportunity Employer