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Load Planner

Date: Jun 27, 2019

Location: Southfield, MI, US, 48034

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Load Planner, you will successfully coordinate the movement of freight and ensure customers receive superior service. On our team, you’ll 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 full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Select transportation mode and carrier for all customer orders
  • Plan freight loads, accept loads and coordinate loads with drivers 
  • Work directly with international freight forwarders in the management and escalation of automotive-related materials 
  • Ensure all customer service, traffic issues and requests are resolved in a manner that meets or exceeds customer expectations
  • Act as a liaison with operations, carriers and customers

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 2 years of experience in customer service, preferably in the transportation industry
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics or related field 
  • Experience with international load planning on inbound U.S. shipments and imports
  • Working knowledge of managing international tariffs and rates 
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Solid understanding of transportation operations and supply chain management

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.


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: Detroit