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Transportation & Logistics
26 Sep 2017
Job Opportunity :Transportation Sourcing Specialist (90-100K)
Transportation Sourcing Specialist (90-100K)
Our Client
One of the world’s largest international companies in agriculture and food processing business


Sourcing Support:

  •  Support the regional strategy with respect to carrier management (e.g. carrier selection, contract negotiations, relationship management). Collaborate with stakeholders to facilitate and monitor utilization of strategic supplier contracts and actively participate in the carrier negotiation process. Support carrier contracting efforts via eSourcing tool: RFI’s, RFP’s and scenario development. Apply industry knowledge to perform bid analysis, post-negotiation awards and oversee carrier onboarding process. Prepare data for rate loading and conduct analysis to support the match-pay freight payment process. Supports the sales organization by providing customer freight delivery economics. Acts as the focal point for all sales rate requests and deeply understand shipping requirements for stakeholders.

Spend Management:

  • Conduct truckload spends analysis. Review and monitor supplier performance scorecards. Create and maintain metrics reporting and value capture/measurement tracking tools. Apply broad industry knowledge to market analysis and freight studies specific to the assigned BU(s) and carrier partners. Monitors and ensures assigned BU’s are meeting contractual agreements as it relates to volume and revenue requirements. Responsible for freight payable reconciliation and exceptions.

Client Business Unit Interaction:

  •  Develop deep knowledge of client’s customer delivery requirements, plant operational requirements and translate these to aide in sourcing events as well as carrier management. Resolve local carrier/operational issues with operations/client that impact our sourcing contracts. Maintain strong business relations with BU and carrier partners to streamline freight sourcing and carrier utilization.


  • Bachelor degree in transportation, supply chain or equivalent business experience
  •  3 years’ experience in the areas of transportation, logistics, operations, SCM, finance, trading or other commercially–oriented roles, preferably in the truck mode
  • Financial acumen, strong analytical skills; experience with scorecards/metrics
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills