Pricing Manager

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Employment duration: Full time


Job Summary: The Pricing Manager is responsible to manage all aspects of the Pricing department, including but not limited to the processes, analytics, conflict resolutions, continuous improvements, and cross-functional collaboration, all of which serve the ultimate purpose of increasing profits (either growing revenues and/or reducing costs).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Price services appropriately; based on target profit margins for the company and the value customers receive; pricing includes annual bids, projects, spot quotes, etc.
  • Complete bids using network yields, historical market rates, internal matrix rates, origin and destination analysis, volumes, customer requirements, etc.
  • Complete spot quotes, RFP’s, RFI’s and other related activities in support of the company and Pricing department
  • Increase efficiency and profitability through controls and analysis of the pricing, using costs (e.g. fuel, driver pay, etc.), market index comparisons, historical comparisons, supply & demand, network flow, etc.
  • Support Agent network, internal and external sales on bid packages and customer pricing, utilizing Pricing department processes, controls, and documentation to facilitate this task
  • Lead analysis efforts (e.g. customer accounts, areas / regions, low yielding freight, etc.) related to the profitability and pricing objectives / goals (i.e. RPLM)
  • Develop ideas to increase rate per mile and/or efficiency and assist in leading the execution of associated tasks
  • Develop cost reduction ideas and assist in leading the execution of associated tasks
  • Provide support in areas of pricing & fuel, specifically understanding how to compensate for variations in customer fuel and different fuel service charge methods (i.e. percentage based, break through, etc.)
  • Train and/or transfer knowledge of pricing related topics within the department and across the company

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of pricing experience in a related field required
  • AA or BA Degree in a related field required
  • Must be able to review data and analyze to make recommendations for business moving forward
  • Assist with pricing services appropriately based on target profit margins and value for the customers
  • Must have experience with all Microsoft Office products and general computer skills

CRST is an EOE. Candidate subject to successful completion of pre-employment background and drug testing. 

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