Weights & Research Inspector - Afternoon Shift

Requisition Id:  373250
Business Unit:  LTL

Richland, MS, US, 39218

What you’ll need to succeed as a Weights & Research Inspector at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

  • 4 years of work or military experience
  • Able to explain and document classification corrections for all involved parties
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite
  • Able to effectively navigate the internet using specific keywords for research
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, and weekends


Preferred qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of NMFC provisions, including rules and packaging
  • Weights and inspections experience
  • Less-than-Truckload (LTL) industry knowledge and experience


About the Freight Classification Specialist Lead job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Pay starts at $24.34
  • Full health insurance benefits available on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over your first year
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Education assistance


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Review inspection reports to identify potential issues
  • Conduct inspections of shipments on the dock utilizing handheld devices
  • Review BOL and billing descriptions to verify accuracy
  • Gather information related to the shipment, including dimensions, pictures, and commodity characteristics
  • Research commodity information using the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) for applicable description and class
  • Issue document corrections based on the applicable provisions from the NMFC
  • Upload documents/pictures into the image system for review
  • Maintain the reports necessary to measure corrections activity and revenue recovery


Freight Classification Specialist Leads are required to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights frequently up to 50 lbs. and occasionally greater than 75 lbs.
  • Stand, sit or walk for extended periods
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel


About XPO

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, 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. 


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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