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Freight Payment Specialist

Freight Payment Specialist

I.T. Staffing


This is a long term contract position in Westchase with a global company. The Freight Payment Specialist will work with a team of logistics/finance professionals to manage payment flows for North America Logistics operations. Responsible for the researching, tracking, monitoring, coding, validating and corresponding with carriers regarding their invoice payments and issues.


  • Daily research and resolve freight payment questions & issues regarding in-process invoices, rates, aged bills, etc. from carriers
  • Monitors invoices on a daily basis (rail focus)
  • Prioritize and resolve freight pay issues in a timely manner.
  • Provide periodic reports (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly) as needed for your area of responsibility and analysis
  • Monitor, manage, & resolve freight payment issues.
  • Verbal and written communication with customers, managers, carriers and other interested parties in a professional manner.
  • Identify areas to improve processes, resolve service failures without compromising service quality.
  • Provide timely information and updates to internal and external customers upon request.
  • Provide feedback to carriers and manage any outstanding issues and other problems that may arise within the payment process.
  • Read and interpret legal contracts and rail rates.
  • Direct concerns and problems that could arise when reconciling shipment charges between Carrier, the company, CTSI and Cass to ensure timely problem resolution.
  • Willing to work off hours as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or four years equivalent experience in Supply Chain and Finance/Accounting background.
  • Fast learner of new systems; able to work in multiple system simultaneously.
  • Works well with others, has a desire to cross train with team members in a similar capacity to accomplish common tasks.
  • Experienced in Oracle and SAP systems
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products:
    • o Excel
    • o Power Point
    • o Outlook
    • o SharePoint
    • Strong analytical skills
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