Shipment Research Validation Analyst


Position Description

Now is your chance to join one of the country's largest and most trusted LTL carriers: ABF Freight is looking for new team members across the country! 

ABF Freight®, an ArcBest® company, is an exceptional company where driven people have rewarding careers. Our pace of expansion means we're looking for people with The Skill & The Will to serve customers who depend on us for customized transportation and logistics solutions. 

It's more than a job; it's a career.

General description of duties:

The Shipment Research Validation Analyst inspects shipments, ensures the freight bill descriptions and applied NMF items are correct, and ensures that the correct published tariff rate/charge is applied on the customer freight bill. This position manages the Weighing and Research reweigh program, including the training of forklift operators and the maintaining of equipment to ensure a high rate of shipments reweighed.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Duties

  • Inspect shipments and provide complete and accurate documentation for proper corrections to freight bills.
  • Check and maintain all W&R equipment.
  • Train and educate service center personnel concerning proper reweigh procedures.
  • Communicate with Sales department and customers concerning the correct commodity descriptions for Bills of Lading.
  • Promote the W&R reweigh program at the local distribution center and assigned end of line service centers, and take action to ensure reweigh frequencies are at or above goals set by W&R Management.
  • Maintain a positive attitude in a highly intense environment.
  • Work in a team setting to accomplish department goals.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree, preferred.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Other Requirements: Understanding of ABF tariff rules and applications, as well as ABF Pricing policies and procedures, preferred. Understanding of the NMFC Classifications and their rules and applications. Understanding of both Service Center and Linehaul operations. Understanding of scale operations (including wireless segment), and use of PDAs.


  • Competitive Wages
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Opportunity to participate in a company sponsored 401K
  • Vacation eligibility during the first year!

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If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquires to An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.

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