Sourcing and Consulting Specialist

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Located in Fort Myers, FL


Sourcing and Consulting Specialist                            

Located in Fort Myers, FL


Clients’ liaison for interactions with carriers and freight forwarders as specified in scope of work document signed / provided to clients. The workload might include rate negotiation from the moment of analyzing and compiling data for transportation negotiations, selecting carriers or freight forwarders, sourcing assessments, rate negotiation process and contract coordination. Sourcing and consulting specialist administers contracts, rates, and online routing tools. Responsible for uploading and maintaining rates database and online contract amendment tools.


Sourcing and consulting specialist is also responsible for issue escalation with carriers and freight forwarders. Responsible for internal and external trainings or seminars about sourcing topics, data tools development and data analysis or metrics development that ensure suggested sourcing solutions and processes are being followed. Regular delivery of metrics and reports might be requested.


Job Duties:

  • Compile and analyze data: put together rate summaries, compliance scorecard, update website, create negotiation tools and process historical data
  • Carrier lists maintenance, carrier selection process and approval process consultancy
  • Rate negotiations, RFPs, ITO, contract preparation, amendment processing, impact tools
  • Contract administration: review and compilation of carrier contracts; maintain contract files and load rates from contract into rating tool: on-line or excel
  • Insure compliance of freight payment data, data warehouse and other data issues
  • Manage trainings and seminars about specific sourcing issues
  • Development of reports, metrics and sourcing compliance measurement processes
  • Special projects as assigned
  • DOT and other transport regulations compliance management.
  • Eliminate or minimize risk exposure for customers
  • Manage freight claims
  • Provide expertise on modes, rates, volumes, strategy
  • Support marketing and business development with publications and newsletters providing expertise in the field


Position Type: Evaluation Hire

Pay: $15 per hour

Schedule: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday-Friday


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Benefits Available to Eligible Express Associates:

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Holiday Pay (6 Days Observed)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Vision/Eyewear Plan
  • Vacation Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Referral Bonuses


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8695 College Parkway
Suite 2300
Fort Myers, FL 33919