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Lead Logistics Specialist

Requisition Id:  250458
Business Unit:  Managed Transportation
Location: 

Preston, WA, US, 98027

 

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 Analyst, Logistics, you will be responsible for developing actionable analyses to improve the productivity and efficiency of our operations. If you’re ready to embrace a new challenge with a dynamic global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with 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:

  • Participate in appropriate meetings and/or conference calls with TR Logistics and Supply Chain team with focus on the following: initiatives and challenges, new growth, network adjustments and review, and visibility improvement
  • Engage with sales teams for promotions and inventory for future and current planning 
  • Work with leadership to discuss growth areas in targeted areas
  • Provide operational assistance including tracking and tracing, backup load planning, and international support

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of experience in transportation or logistics

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 3 years of related experience in transportation operations
  • Knowledge of software like Oracle Transportation Management
  • Involvement operations execution environment
  • Extensive experience of verbal and written communication to executive leadership
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends
  • Experience developing and executing strategic and process improvement initiatives 
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel 
  • Availability to Travel as Required

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. 


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