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US Foods Sr Manager Freight Rate Management in Anchorage, Alaska


Join Our Community of Food People!

The primary purpose of this position is to direct, develop, implement and drive the company’s strategy for freight rate management, driving income growth by applying proper and auditable freight revenue rates to our portfolio of products. Works closely with Vendor Negotiations, Merchandising, National Sales, Replenishment and Logistics to provide optimal customer solutions while maintaining a profitable managed logistics program.


Maintain and improve freight rate application tools and processes designed to capture vendor and market related costs to moving freight and applying margin. Lead team to continuously improve accuracy and our ability to capture nuances in the business improving offering accuracy and confidence in our capabilities.

Inspire and develop team to become business owners, Teaming Up with field partners and logistics peers to identify optimal customer solutions and drive freight acceptance to deliver our financial commitments while growing the business.

Develop new capabilities as the business evolves including; mergers and acquisitions, Produce 2.0, and new vendor rate collection processes. Expand influence and ownership across the inbound freight business.

Provide succinct and accurate reporting and recommendations to stakeholders to drive decision making and performance management. Identify key drivers of performance and actionable solutions.

Requires occasional (approximately 10-15%) travel





• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related analytical field; Master’s degree or MBA is a plus

Related Experience/Requirements:

• 5 to 8 years of relevant work experience is required. Requires excellent leadership, change management and negotiation skills; strong ability to define and articulate a clear vision; lead a team and partner with stakeholders to define and execute road map to achieve vision.

• Prior experience in food distribution or logistics is a plus but not required


• Excellent people management and interpersonal skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent analytical skills

• Leverage PowerPoint for effective storytelling to diverse audiences

• Working knowledge of leveraging optimization tools and capabilities

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US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USF_CCPA_policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 855-873-2468. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.