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Contract Specialist

Requisition Id:  336624
Business Unit:  Last Mile

East Syracuse, NY, US, 13057


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


$500 sign-on bonus offered to eligible participants hired while the program is in effect, paid in two installments. Bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply. 


As the Contract Specialist, you will oversee the Contract Carrier onboarding process, Contract Carrier compliance which include monitoring Motor Carrier Authority (FMCSA) and Insurance, and handle Contract terminations.  You will work closely with field managers to support them with all Contract Carrier related matters.  This role is critical in positioning the Company for long term success.  If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly growing, dynamic company, 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Pre-screen potential contract carriers for contract eligibility based on contract agreements, FMCSA/DOT standards and company policies
  • Manage incoming applicants through the pre-contract background, MVR and drug test process
  • Guide online contracting process using proprietary system
  • Assist Operations Managers with the onboarding of Contract Carrier’s
  • Review contract terminations with management to ensure compliance with contract agreement
  • Advise and support Operations Managers on all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA/DOT) regulations and compliance issues as it pertains to Contract Carriers
  • Advise and support Operations Managers with Contract Carrier Insurance compliance

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 1-year related industry experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Associate degree in Business Administration
  • Basic knowledge of Windows applications and Microsoft Office
  • 2+ years logistics or transportation experience
  • Experience in contract management in logistics and transportation

Be part of something big.


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.


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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

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Nearest Major Market: Syracuse

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