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Senior Manager, Transportation

Date: Apr 15, 2021

Location: Canton, MS, US, 39046

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Are you looking for an opportunity to take your career to new heights with a rapidly expanding global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. As the Senior Transportation Manager, you will oversee a multi-location operation with up to 100 company drivers. Your focus will be on P&L, asset management, safety, customer service, driver onboarding and operations staff development. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.


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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Maintain responsibility for overall P&L to meet established budgets and forecasts
  • Ensure the effectiveness of the operation’s communication, interaction and relationship with company drivers
  • Oversee the management of tractor maintenance, compliance and service delivery
  • Manage 1-2 on-site managers who supervise a total of 20-30 employees
  • Track operational performance including on-time pick-up and delivery, volume, equipment balance and empty miles
  • Ensure driver recruiting and retention meets established fleet size goals

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 5 years of transportation management experience
  • Advanced knowledge of DOT rules and regulations
  • Strong experience in the principles and practices of the transportation industry

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10 years of experience in the transportation industry
  • Dedicated Fleet Management experience
  • Ability to find opportunities to increase accuracy, optimize resources and implement solutions

Be 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.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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