Share this Job

Carrier Procurement Representative

Date: Jun 8, 2019

Location: Denver, CO, US, 80202

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. As the Carrier Procurement Representative, you will source, negotiate and secure carriers to move available freight in a timely and cost-effective manner. On our team, you will have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including extended health benefits (medical, dental and vision), pension, life insurance, disability and more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Negotiate and secure carriers to move freight in a timely and cost-effective manner, while cultivating strong core carrier relationships
  • Maintain continuous communication with carriers and customers to ensure a high-quality freight movement process
  • Ensure all parties are informed of route changes, delays, freight concerns or other issues as necessary
  • Schedule pickup and delivery appointment times; use insight to consider all factors affecting timeframe, including weather, traffic, miles, service rules, etc.
  • Follow established procedures and protocols regarding HVS and HRC loads to ensure the integrity of the shipment and the XPO brand
  • Accurately maintain and update information in the company’s operating systems
  • Research available databases and conduct cold-calling campaigns to create potential leads
  • Track back-end billing and invoicing to ensure that carrier charges are accurate
  • Maintain awareness of operations at all time

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of professional experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 year of transportation experience
  • 2 years of sales or customer service experience
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion; able to function independently within authorized limits

Be part of something big.

 

As part of the hiring process for this position, we will use video interviews. This is an important part of our process. If you are selected to complete a video interview, you will receive an email from XPO Logistics. Please be on the lookout for the email and complete the interview as quickly as possible. Please also be aware the email may go to your junk folder.

 

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

 

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.

 

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: Denver