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Logistics Transportation Pricing Analyst (EM6727)

samsung-sds-america · 30+ days ago

Position Summary:

As Korea’s no.1 IT service provider, Samsung SDS has completed a number of SCM/logistics consulting and system development projects over the last 30 years. Based on the extensive experience and expertise it built over the years, Samsung SDS started to provide tech-based logistics services in 2012 and has now grown into a global top-level third-party logistics company.

 The Logistics Transportation Pricing Analyst is responsible for analyzing the current market conditions and economic situations, continuously evaluating the efficiency of the surface transportation sector's internal cost route by route. Leveraging this analysis, the analyst will play a pivotal role in optimizing transportation pricing strategies to ensure cost-effectiveness and efficiency in our logistics operations.

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Key Responsibilities:

Transportation Data Analytics:

    • Conduct internal and external transportation data analytics and cost research to support carrier negotiation.
    • Analyze current market conditions and economic situations to evaluate the efficiency of surface transportation routes.
  • Market Analysis Reporting:
    • Author and report weekly market analysis reports to management regarding buying/selling prices of major routes by transportation modes.
    • Collect key information from partner companies to provide management with strategic insights.
  • Global Logistics Reporting:
    • Maintain and update monthly global logistics reports related to operations and finances.
    • Provide recommendations based on data analysis and research to optimize logistics strategies.
  • RFQ Data Analysis and Sourcing:
    • Conduct internal and external RFQ data analysis and cost research for freight forwarder/carrier sourcing.
    • Obtain quotes from different suppliers and negotiate price, quantity, terms, and conditions with freight forwarders, ocean/intermodal drayage carriers.
  • Contract Administration:
    • Work with the legal team to ensure all conditions regarding the business are met in the contract.
    • Administer the company’s internal procurement system during the sourcing process.
  • Supplier Evaluation and Comparison:
    • Evaluate suppliers’ quotes and compile a detailed assessment of cost element breakdowns.
    • Maintain quote comparison with financial simulation and provide data for freight forwarder/carrier selection.
  • Travel %: up to 30 % of Travel in US
  • Work Location:  3033 W. President George Bush Hwy, Suite 250, Plano, TX 75075 (Onsite)


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Economics, or related field.
  • 7+ years of experience as a Logistics Analyst or a similar role, demonstrating progressively increasing responsibilities and accomplishments.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel, with the ability to manipulate large datasets and create complex reports.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data and provide actionable insights to improve logistics operations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex information to stakeholders at all levels.
  • Comfortable working with tables, charts, and numbers to present findings and recommendations.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Willingness to work additional hours outside of regularly scheduled business hours, including weekends and holidays, to meet business needs.



 Samsung SDSA offers a comprehensive suite of programs to support our employees:

  • Top-notch medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Wellness program
  • Parental leave
  • 401K match and savings plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time off
  • Additional benefits

Samsung SDS America supports your professional development and growth in your future career.

Your base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This allows you to progress as you grow and develop within the position. Your base pay will depend on your skills, education, qualifications, experience, and location.

Samsung SDS America, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, genetic information, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Last updated on Mar 15, 2024

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