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E-commerce Shipping Consultant



Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024
Job Title: Part-Time E-commerce Shipping Consultant
Location: In Office or Fully Remote
Overview: Flip, an innovative and fast-paced e-commerce start-up, is seeking an experienced and skilled e-commerce Shipping Consultant. This temporary, part-time role involves optimizing our carrier agreements and enhancing our shipping network. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in operational shipping and/or supply chain roles or substantial experience in rate negotiation at shipping consulting firms. This temporary position requires approximately 20-30 hours of engagement and offers a competitive pay rate of $250-300 per hour (compensation will depend qualifications, location, and other factors).


  • Carrier Agreement Review: Analyze and evaluate current carrier agreements to identify areas for cost savings and service improvements.
  • Shipping Network Optimization: Assess the efficiency and effectiveness of our current shipping network and recommend strategic enhancements.
  • Contract Renegotiation: Lead the renegotiation of carrier contracts to secure better rates, terms, and service levels.
  • Market Analysis: Stay updated with industry trends and benchmarks to ensure competitive shipping rates and practices.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Prepare detailed reports on findings, recommendations, and outcomes of renegotiated contracts.


  • Experience: Minimum 5 years of experience in shipping operations or a consulting role focused on rate negotiation and carrier agreements or similar role.
  • Negotiation Skills: Proven expertise in negotiating carrier rates and contracts, with a strong track record of achieving favorable terms.
  • Analytical Abilities: Strong analytical skills to review and interpret complex carrier agreements and shipping data.
  • Industry Knowledge: Deep understanding of the shipping and/or logistics industry, including carrier services, pricing structures, and market trends.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present findings and recommendations clearly to stakeholders.
  • Compensation: $250-300 per hour, based on experience, expertise, location.
  • If you have a passion for optimizing shipping processes and a knack for negotiation, we invite you to join our dynamic team at Flip and help us take our logistics to the next level. Apply now to be part of our innovative journey!