Freight Analyst

  • Location: Moody, AL
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job #22118


Boulo Solutions is partnering with a distribution company based in Moody, AL looking to hire a Freight Analyst to join their team. The Freight Analyst is responsible for supporting the company by analyzing shipping costs for all outbound and inbound freight for the company. This includes parcel, LTL and truckload shipments. 

Employment Type: Full-Time
Hours: 8-5pm
Pay: $65k
Benefits: PTO, health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

• Create and negotiate carrier agreements while managing the relationship with the carriers and our customers.

• Respond to incoming calls, faxes and emails from carriers and account representatives in regard to company invoices.

• Uses problem solving skills to review all outstanding invoices from AP and develop resolutions for disputes.

• Represents company Vision, Mission, and Values at all times.

• Maintains good working relationships with all departments and areas to promote and support company objectives.

• Produce ad hoc reports from database tools as required.

• Develop, format, and publish weekly and/or monthly Key Performance Indicators.

• Identify areas of opportunity to cut costs without jeopardizing service.

• Create carrier performance report cards.

• Assist and contribute to continuous development of predictive freight metrics.

• Own a comprehensive knowledge of TDP’s supply chain software management systems.

• Assists other areas/departments as needed.

Preferred Skills:

• Exposure to automated data exchange connectivity between vendors and WMS, TMS and/or ERP systems (Prophet 21 experience a plus).

• Proficient with and/or working knowledge of various software offerings (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, carrier portals)Power BI/Power Query, etc and ERP systems such as Prophet 21.

• Freight and claims knowledge.

• Product knowledge.

• Data entry / data analysis.

• Ability to work cross-functionally with individuals and teams from different areas, drive accountability in daily activities.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written and group presentations).

• Ability to clearly articulate goals and objectives.

• Keen information seeking skills and drive to create best practices.

• Understands when to elevate strategic concerns to senior management in a timely and accurate manner.


• Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve andFreight Analyst Level I

Department: Operations

Reports to: Director of Operations

-Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity.

• Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures.

• Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;

Responds well to questions.

• Team Work – Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

• Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures.

• Ethics – Works with integrity and ethically.

• Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures.

• Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

• Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner.

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