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Logistics Specialist

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:



Logistics done differently.At XPO Logistics, our employees take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Specialist, Logistics, you will be responsible for providing logistics support, including order entry, routing and dispatching, and traffic coordination to the NAT-Brokerage operations. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. Pay, benefits and more.We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Maintain customer profile information and enter loads from customer tenders into the McCleod system
  • Update account managers on problem loads and what actions have been taken; update receivers and customers on status of loads
  • Monitor daily pick-ups and deliveries; verify that loads have arrived on time and in good condition
  • Take check calls from drivers, ensuring that loads will deliver on time; validate all load data prior to marking loads delivered, for accounting purposes
  • Investigate product overages, shortages, damages, and complete appropriate documentation
  • Schedule and reschedule delivery appointments for all loads; accept or decline loads based on direction from account managers
  • Provide detailed directions and instructions to properly route driversWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 1 year of logistics experience
    • General knowledge of the transportation industryIt'd be great if you also have:
      • High school diploma or equivalent
      • Experience writing routine reports and correspondence
      • The ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal or diagram formBe part of something big. XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Richmond , Logistics Specialist, Professions , Richmond, Virginia

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