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Carrier Procurement Specialist

Requisition Id:  339522
Business Unit:  Brokerage
Location: 

South Bend, IN, US, 46619

 

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 Specialist, Carrier Procurement for LTL, you will source and secure carriers to move available freight in a timely and cost-effective manner. Become a part of XPO and you’ll have a starring role in helping us continue to provide daily freight solutions to our global customers.

 

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:

  • Respond quickly and accurately to Sales requests; communicate shipment challenges from dispatch to delivery
  • Work with Freight Audit and Bill Pay to assist in resolving discrepancies and offer solutions to avoid future issues
  • Train Sales team about Less-than-Truckload (LTL) Brokerage and how to quote and manage shipments appropriately, as well as the various platforms they will use (Freight Optimizer, ONECRM, Connect, Banyan, Class IT)
  • Follow established procedures and protocols regarding ONECRM requests
  • Accurately maintain and update boards within Freight Optimizer to show correct status and information such as tracking, appointment delays, weather issues, billing discrepancies, etc.
  • Ensure that initial paperwork given to driver states the correct third-party information; ensure the paperwork gets to shipper upon dispatch

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 1 year of related experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 year of transportation experience
  • 2 years of sales or customer service experience
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion; able to function independently within authorized limits

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.  
 

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 


Nearest Major Market: South Bend

Job Segment: Procurement, Buyer, Operations