AIReS (www.aires.com), which was named to the 2013 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing independently owned businesses in the U.S., has been providing best-in-class relocation management services for over 30 years. AIReS is a recognized industry leader in delivering high quality relocation and assignment management services to leading corporations. Our company boasts some of the mobility industry’s highest annual customer-satisfaction scores and a client-retention rate of over 98%. Our dynamic professionals specialize in providing high-touch corporate relocation services for both domestic and international assignments. As a stable organization that has grown organically with our clients, we have experienced 20% growth annually.
In an effort to further spur our growth, we are currently seeking a Rate Analyst to join our team at the Houston, TX office.
The overall purpose of the Rate Analyst position is to ensure optimum shipment gross profit by negotiating and maintaining favorable rates with our major overseas agents and transportation vendors. The Rate Analyst will research and select the appropriate vendors, prepare rate quotations and obtain the related documentation for the majority of booked and potential shipments. The successful Rate Analystwill choose the most cost effective, quality driven services from our vendors to exceed our customers’ expectations.
Assist in selling our services to potential and current accounts by preparing accurate, cost effective and timely rate quotes.
Assist in optimizing shipment gross profits.
Maintain the organization of the department in order to maximize efficiency in rate preparation.
Operate as part of a team working towards accomplishments of shared goals. Treating others as peers in a team environment. Promoting cooperation, cohesiveness, identification and synergy among individuals within the organization/department teams.
Successful incumbent will have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience. Background in logistics, helpful.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables
Must have strong math ability,
Demonstrated proficiency with Word for Windows and Excel.
Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail.