A DIVISION OF SABRE INDUSTRIES, INC. Transportation Analyst I in SIOUX CITY, Iowa

Transportation Analyst I Sioux City, IA Responsibilities:Supervises Truck Load and LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipments domestically and internationally.Helps negotiate rates with carriers to obtain the most cost-effective transportation price.Helps facilitate RFI's and RFP's and provides analysis and recommendations.Acquires rate quotes for all types of shipments upon request of all departments, locations and customers.Solves transportation problems, communicates solutions and administers solution implementation to internal and external customers, including Sales, Shipping, Inventory Control, Contract Administration Operations and transportation providers.Conducts on-going analysis for freight expenditures to determine opportunities for cost reductions and services improvement.Develops and maintains departmental reporting and key performance indicators (KPI's) around costs, efficiency and service that support continuous improvement and attainment of all transportation performance objectives.Provides formal supervision of LTL Department Assistants.Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements:Three years' experience in a related field.Must have experience using PC Miler, Internet, and Streets and Trips.Knowledge of the trucking industry is critical (Truckload, LTL, container, Domestic and international).Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, along with working knowledge of Microsoft office products, which include Word, Excel, and Outlook.Must have the ability to operate general office equipment such as a telephone, scanner, copier, printers and 2-way radio.Prior TMS (Transportation Management System) experience is a plus.Position is in an office environment and will require working on a computer most of the day.Regularly required to use hands to work on the computer, finger, handle or grasp, reach with hands and arms. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Educational Requirements:Associate's degree in business or related field.Shift:Day Shift: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, OT as neededSabre Industries is an EOE: M/F/Vets/Disabled