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Truckload and Intermodal Pricing Supervisor
RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley
Job Location: Bolingbrook, IL
Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
Truckload and Intermodal Pricing Supervisor


Bolingbrook, IL
ID: 45738

This position will support management, sales, stations, corporate teams and other administrative areas by providing timely and accurate price quotations, RFPs limited sourcing and profit analyses. Supervise daily work assignments and tasks performed by the DLS Worldwide pricing group. Respond to changing market conditions by analyzing costs and developing plans to modify pricing strategies. Continually review pricing trend analysis. Ensures quotes are prepared correctly and maintains final approval on contracts and pricing.

Work is typically performed with modest supervision, with broad guidance about overall goals and objectives, but a fair degree of latitude is afforded about how to complete work objectives. Must be able to define work based on evaluation of short term and long term goals of the department. Able to independently evaluate processes, identify areas of improvement, and incorporate in to overall work objectives.

  • Performs pricing quote process using market data, historical data and analytics.
  • Produces quotes for transactional business as well as large scale RFPs.
  • Compiles and administers customer TL contracts, including the update of price schedules and contract terms
  • Facilitates management approvals required for price levels and contract terms
  • Facilitates communication among management, sales, stations, and corporate teams regarding contract and price
  • Functions as station and, corporate and management resource on general price and contract issues
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.
  • Work closely with Sales and Sales Support to determine the appropriate pricing strategy and price for the platforms mentioned above
  • Work closely with the pricing team to ensure consistent policies and standards are being followed
  • Ensure all employees are cross trained in various areas of responsibility extending beyond the positions direct responsibilities
  • Provide input on observable performance/behaviors on employees
  • Monitor workflow and process
  • Performs financial analyses, including forecasts, projections, and historical assessments
  • Provides internal recommendations based on analyses
  • Produces quotes for new work and operations not covered by existing contracts
  • Compiles and administers customer contracts, including the update of price schedules and contract terms
  • Performs in lead team role and as key participant in inter-disciplinary task forces
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

Required Skills

Required Skills

The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1) Bachelor degree in discipline related to functional work or role with 5-7 years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.

2) Able to apply broad work experience and knowledge when analyzing complex problems. Must be able consistently identify critical elements, variables and alternatives to develop solutions. Must be able to organize/prioritize existing resources and incorporate new information, as needed, to implement the most effective solutions. Is able to communicate clearly and courteously with those who need to know of decisions/actions/problems.

3) Able to apply excellent functional computer knowledge in utilizing Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Access and Word or other technical tools in completing assignments. Able to apply expertise in all the tools or applications used to complete work assignments. Able to mentor junior level team members in the use of tools and/or systems in the position.

4) Requires excellent communication skills with ability to state messages in a clear manner by using language that is easy for others to understand. Able to explain programs policies and procedures in language that is understood by others.

5) Must be able to modify communication style both formal and informal to match the appropriate level of the audience targeted.

5) Must be able to proactively listen to others to understand issues and situations.

6) Must be able to clearly articulate business needs to both internal and external customers.

7) Requires strong understanding of the impact of a message on the organization or customer.

8) Understanding and knowledge of rail and intermodal operations.

9) Knowledge of truckload procurement, pricing and operations

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

RR Donnelley

For challenging and rewarding career opportunities with an innovative industry leader, consider RR Donnelley. RR Donnelley provides communications and consultative business services to a who’s who of US and international clients. A FORTUNE 500 company with locations around the world, RR Donnelley produces printed and digital communications. You probably touch our products almost every day. With a reputation for excellence built over 145 years plus a portfolio of patents and breakthrough new products, RR Donnelley is building for a strong future.

We are a business-to-business company offering opportunities in a variety of disciplines. RR Donnelley is strongly committed to setting ambitious goals, rewarding performance, and providing opportunities for personal and professional growth. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages.

RR Donnelley is an EEO/AA Employer
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