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Need someone good with Algorithms, Mathematics, and Statistics. Very important that you are good with all three. Experience dealing with e-commerce online stores and shipping rate structures important.

We have a very complex shipping rate system that we have to make sense of. It includes shipping rates based upon: 1) Weight of Package 2) Destination 3) Shipping Zone based upon Zip Code range 4) Country, state, Number of products in the box. Even Box size. All tied to 5 possible shipping speeds.

We would like to come up with a shipping rate structure which will encourage sales. This means everyone who places an order sees a shipping rate they are happy with, and we don't lose money in the end. This may involve creating a flat rate structure that takes a gain and a loss sometimes, but eventually results in breaking even. This may involve creating a complex shipping rate for each and every order.

You will be provided with all the documentation, all the tables, all the...

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Adam Powell, Ph.D.      
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Adam C. Powell, Ph.D. is President of Payer+Provider Syndicate, a consulting firm which uses teams of economists, health services researchers, and...
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