Pricing Analyst

3751 Cedar Creek Dr, Elwood, IL 60421, USA Req #2536
Thursday, June 6, 2024

See yourself at Odyssey…

Join the team as our new Pricing Analyst!

Who We Are & Why We’re Hiring

Odyssey Metals Intermodal, is the leading intermodal distribution company in the metals industry. Through our strategic network of transload facilities, we design global, customized metals distribution programs.

Based in vibrant Joliet, IL, Odyssey is on a journey to constantly innovate logistics. We’re actively recruiting for this key, high profile role in the company because we have experienced tremendous growth and would love for you to join us!

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About the Job:

The Pricing Analyst, specializing in intermodal and customer rate requests as well as coordinating and resolve route and rate exceptions in the freight process. The Pricing Analyst is also responsible for maintenance of rail and truck/drayage pricing. The Pricing Analyst will need to be knowledgeable of all railroads, drayage, and trucking.

In This Role, You Will:


  • Manage intermodal and truck pricing requests from existing and potential new customers.
  • Coordinate rail and drayage in real time to establish competitive pricing for the given lane requirement.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with railroad and drayage vendors, utilizing those relationships to compare competitive pricing.
  • Prepare bid (RFP) pricing & requests, ensuring that rates are accurate, competitive, and submitted within the customers’ timeline requirements.
  • Update and maintain rail and drayage rates, fuel surcharge, and accessorial charges.
  • Create and maintain customer rate matrices as required by customers.
  • Assist Operations with routing options and Accounting in rate discrepancies.
  • Entering and updating rates in internal systems.
  • Identifying new lanes and services and locating warehouse partners to help with new business; anything to do with expanding our service capabilities.
  • Quoting/Pricing for all business Collections.
  • Completes CCP forms for Mexico movements when the customer is incapable of doing so.
  • Coordination of Mexico programs: Data collection, and establishing routing with the rail, etc.



We recognize not all applicants have every skill or qualification to match a job description exactly. Odyssey values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets most required qualifications to apply. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!



  • High school diploma or GED required; college degree preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years of transportation experience; intermodal experience a plus.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good attention to detail
  • Highly motivated with ability to multi-task and manage time effectively.
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities.



This is an in-office role based in Joliet, IL

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package including:

  • Choice of medical plans with FSA, HRA and HSA options.
  • Vision insurance;
  • Company-paid dental and life/disability Plans; 
  • 401K with company match;
  • Preferred vendor discounts;
  • Competitive Paid Time Off. 

No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $58,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $71,600.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 3751 Cedar Creek Dr, Elwood, IL 60421, USA