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Supervisor, Transportation

Requisition Id:  259462
Business Unit:  Managed Transportation

Nashville, TN, US, 37210


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. 


As the Supervisor, Transportation, you will coordinate and handle a variety of transportation activities, as well as supervise day-to-day transportation operations and strive to meet or exceed customer expectations. 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.


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:

  • Act as a liaison for Transportation, Operations, carriers, vendors and customers
  • Lead and supervise transportation staff, including training and evaluating employee performance; recommend or initiate hiring, promotions, transfers or disciplinary actions
  • Perform the routing, planning, updating and/or tracking duties of orders and shipments
  • Complete the analysis and resolution of carrier performance and compliance issues
  • Track and trace shipments for customers to ensure on time, accurate and satisfactory deliveries; provide updates, as necessary
  • Investigate and resolve issues submitted by customers, carriers and/or clients; provide follow-up and reporting as required
  • Correctly maintain and generate required reports; properly process, audit and file various documentation

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 2 years of transportation or supply chain experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Windows applications with ability to create complex formulas in Excel

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 year of supervisory experience
  • Solid leadership and collaboration skills with experience effectively supervising, coaching and influencing employees

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 25 lbs.
  • Stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Tolerate hot or cold warehouse environments

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of world-class 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. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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