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Transportation Rate Manager

Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: High Point, NC, US, 27265

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees are our greatest asset and we’re always on the lookout for inspirational leaders who know how to get the best out of their team. As the Transportation Rate Manager, you will be responsible for loading both carrier accounts payable (AP) and customer accounts receivable (AR) contracted rates into the JDA Transportation System. You will play a critical role on our team, and your decision-making will have a direct impact on how transportation spending and revenue are identified and accounted for by the Finance team. Become a part of our rapidly growing, dynamic company and we’ll give you the tools to build a career that will exceed your expectations.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Analyze and verify that rate, fuel and accessorial agreements meet critical requirements before loading into system, as this has a direct impact on monthly revenue reporting
  • Load complex rate agreements into JDA system using various methods, including manual, CSV, Rate Kiosk and Upload Tool
  • Identify rating problems and initiate resolutions to ensure proper invoicing for both carrier AP and customer AR
  • Interpret and execute tariff and contract application for various modes of transportation, including Truckload (TL), Less-than-Truckload (LTL), Intermodal, Ocean, Air, Small Package and Rail
  • Generate monthly metrics based on business objectives and goals
  • Build multiple rule sets and parameters based on complexity of contract to produce and execute reports, including all areas of rating such as line haul, fuel and accessorial
  • Perform weekly maintenance and calculation of fuel surcharges
  • Translate foreign language agreements for proper loading into the system
  • Collaborate with and support Procurement, Operations, FBAP and Transportation invoicing with rating questions and issues that require root cause analysis for resolution
  • Partner with Procurement to ensure pricing is properly executed to allow for loading into JDA
  • Follow established guidelines and controls, including administration policies and procedures

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 1 year of JDA experience
  • 3 years of experience in transportation         

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Carrier contract auditing and accounts payable experience
  • Broad range of network and desktop knowledge, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs and various operating systems
  • Proven ability to multitask and meet stringent deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with peers, end users and external clients
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to mentor teammates to increase overall team capabilities

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift and/or move various objects that weigh up to 15 lbs. on occasion; readily and effectively communicate
  • Sit in an office environment with some exposure to mild or moderate noise; occasionally stand and walk
  • Reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Effectively see and adjust focus accordingly within an office environment, which may include long-term computer exposure

Be part of something big.


XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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