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Pricing Coordinator - Shipping (Ocean Freight)

Company Name Confidential

Keywords / Skills : PRICING, costing, estimation, customer service, logistics, cargo, quotation, tendering, Tender, Procurement, Freight Forwarding, Ocean Freight, sea freight, Import, Export, sourcing, Negotiation, quotations, rate negotiation

5 - 7 years
Posted: 2018-04-20

Job Description
Pricing Coordinator - Shipping (Ocean Freight)

Job Description

-Procuring prices for enquiries by liaising with overseas offices, shipping lines, LCL consolidators, feeders and ship owners.

-Negotiation of rates and terms with vendors, coordinating and finalizing tender rate and service proposals for clients.

-Reviews and acts on existing contractual terms or general forwarding business for opportunities to improve net margins through improved pricing or overseas margin analysis.

-Work collaboratively across transportation, distribution and sourcing functions to protect customer service levels.

-Maintain professional working relationship with internal and external customers, customer service management and colleagues.

-Manage key internal and external relationships with vendors, carriers, 3PLs and company employees to maximize business opportunities while minimizing costs.

-Leverage relationships along with technology to increase efficiencies and decrease costs across teams and departments.

-Performs required reporting and other position related duties as specific by management

-Must have experience in pricing/rate negotiation for global cross trade business.

Job Specification:

-Bachelor’s Degree plus five to seven of related experience in Shipping/transportation/logistics industries.

-Thorough knowledge of carrier/Liners pricing components and market forces.


-Extensive understanding of carrier rate structures and contract structures

-Knowledge of Global Trade routes and carriers servicing and routes

-Should possess a comprehensive understanding of industry trends as well as the pricing environment in the key markets

-Must possess excellent customer service skills with the ability to grasp extensive

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

-Detail oriented, Ability to balance multiple priorities

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