Pricing Analyst at NEXT Trucking

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About NEXT Trucking:

Headquartered in “Silicon Beach” El Segundo, CA -- NEXT is a company driven by a commitment to providing world-class service to shippers and truckers alike. We’re on a mission to solve a trillion-dollar puzzle and offer painless freight.

Armed with experienced professionals from Amazon, Google, Facebook, Snap, and Salesforce, NEXT is seeking change agents who are excited to make a meaningful impact on an industry driving the U.S. economy. Forbes included us on its 2019 Next Billion-Dollar Startups list, and we’ve been recognized as one of Built in LA’s Best Small Companies to Work For and 50 Startups to Watch. NEXT is venture-backed by leaders such as Brookfield Ventures, GLP and Sequoia Capital.

We are passionate entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, and decision-makers who will transform the freight transportation industry with modern technology. We create delightful product experiences that enable freight to move effortlessly, solving complex problems for our shippers and carriers. We collaborate with some of the best designers, engineers, and business partners to achieve our goals.

Are you NEXT?


About The Role:

A Pricing Analyst plays a critical role in maintaining and growing all modes of business by acting as an extension of the Sales, Account Management, and Operations departments. The primary responsibility of the pricing analyst is providing quick pricing and rate support that allows us to earn more business. In addition, a pricing analyst will be participating and/or completing bids and rate matrices. A Pricing Analyst should be comfortable working and strategizing as a part of a client team and will work diligently to drive customer retention and revenue growth.


What You'll Do:

  • Actively price new and existing business focusing on profitability, efficiency and supporting strategic initiatives
  • Become an expert on freight market conditions and pricing strategies
  • Make internal customers aware of market factors and events that may impact specific pieces of business
  • Ensure that the network receive notices regarding significant market issues in a regular and consistent fashion
  • Ensure compliance with FMC rate filings and internal rate maintenance procedures
  • Maintain pricing databases in system
  • Participate in rate matrix reviews to ensure profitability and competitiveness for key accounts
  • Demonstrate awareness of Global Forwarding product and services of CHRW that may be included in pricing
  • Use various industry and internal tools to gain market & industry awareness
  • Meet with and develop relationships with SSLs, truckers, and other partner vendors, as requested
  • Negotiate with and leverage business volumes with partner vendors, as requested
  • Responsible for special projects and other tasks, as assigned
  • Coordinate proposal development with Sales Ops, Marketing, Ops, Finance and Sales teams.
  • Assist Sales Operations leadership in monitoring and managing pricing approvals for new customers, amendments, and renewals.
  • Monitor and update sales team pricing models with empowerment ranges (to include periodic cross-functional reviews).
  • Provide regular and ad hoc pricing analysis and reporting for management.
  • Prepare/maintain multi-year cost/pricing models, incorporating appropriate operating, on-line and on-site service costs.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is a plus, High School diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 10 year pricing experience (OTR/Drayage)
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint & Word
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to meet quick deadlines accurately
  • Excitement and passion about our industry, product, vendors, and customers
  • Highly motivated, ability to work and think independently
  • Displays ‘team first’ attitude by focusing on learning from teams and sharing with teams

What You'll Receive:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, equity 
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • 401k w/ company match
  • Vacation and holidays
  • Casual work environment
  • Fun perks: open office, dog-friendly, unlimited snacks, and monthly catered lunches! 
  • Join a rapidly growing technology company disrupting the trucking industry
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Technology we use

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  • Sales & Marketing
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Location

Our HQ is located in the heart of Silicon Beach with amenities like an outdoor patio, an on-site gym, and cold brew coffee & kombucha on tap.

An Insider's view of NEXT Trucking

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“If I were to describe the vibe in one word it would be grit. Everyone here comes into the office ready to learn and band together to solve the complex problems that our drivers face everyday.”

Steven

Senior Product Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“The challenges truck drivers face, are the challenges we are dead set on solving. For far too long, drivers have been forced to deal with the inefficiencies of an archaic, tech-devoid industry. We exist to give drivers the tools to manage their workday, exceed their income goals, and run and grow their business efficiently."

Roy

Product Marketer

What are some things you learned at the company?

"I’ve been able to hone my coding skills while working with a multi-national team to achieve success in the logistics industry."

David

Accounting Operations Manager

What is your vision for the company?

"We are committed to a greener future, using technology to limit idling and deadhead in order to reduce carbon emissions at the Ports of LA and LB."

Ashley

Director of Product Management

What makes someone successful on your team?

"If you want to solve insanely complex design problems in the logistics industry, this is the place! As product design team grows, we are looking for individuals who wear different hats- you are capable of zooming out to get a big picture view of the entire process, and doesn't scared of rolling up the sleeve and dive into some messy details."

Michelle

Senior Product Designer

What are NEXT Trucking Perks + Benefits

NEXT Trucking Benefits Overview

Competitive base salary, bonus + equity
Full medical, dental and vision benefits 401k w/ company match
Vacation and Holidays
Dog friendly office
Company trips

Culture
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
NEXT's management team is as diverse as our staff and our focus on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
NEXT's 401(k) retirement plan matches up to 5% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
NEXT offers stock options that vest over a three-year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NEXT's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all employees and up to three weeks off for tenured employees of five years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
NEXT's offers discounted gym membership.
Professional Development Benefits
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