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Assistant, Compliance

Requisition Id:  345118
Business Unit:  Last Mile

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. 


Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, exceptional customer service is at the heart of our success. As the Specialist, Compliance,

you will process customer-mandated background checks, Motor Vehicle Reports (MVR) and drug screens for Last Mile contract carrier applicants and contract carrier employee applicants. You’ll also review the results of all background, MVRs and drug screens to determine whether they meet the Last Mile criteria. This role is critical to our company’s 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 more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Review each applicant’s background and drug test authorization forms and supporting documentation for completeness, accuracy and usability, as required by vendors and FCRA regulations
  • Obtain missing, inaccurate or unusable documents from appropriate Operations Manager
  • Accurately place orders for background and/or Motor Vehicle Reports (MVR) using appropriate vendor website
  • Renew annual background checks and MVRs for all contract carriers and their driver/helper employees
  • Review results of background/MVR/drug tests and determine pass/fail scores using insurance vendor criteria and company criminal background check matrix for contract carriers
  • Communicate results to appropriate Operations Manager via Contractlogix program

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 1 year of contract management experience
  • Basic knowledge of and experience with Windows applications and Microsoft Office
  • Experience accurately inputting information into and retrieving information from the computer

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Associate degree in Business Administration
  • Availability to work additional hours as needed, which may include evenings and weekends 
  • 2 years of contract management experience, related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 years of logistics or transportation experience

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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