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Domestics Logistics Coordinator I
XPO Logistics | Carol Stream, Illinois
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Job Description

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Boeing, Home Depot, Ikea, L'Oréal and many others. We're growing worldwide. And we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you're ready to give us your best, let's talk. We'd like to invest in you. (NYSE: XPO)

Job Summary

This position is responsible for handling all customer service issues with a focus on managing, tracking and tracing time sensitive orders. This job function includes review and follow up on the shipment boards within our operating system and timely update of those orders in the system.

Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. These are the most significant job duties performed; other responsibilities or assignments not specifically mentioned may also be assigned.

  • Work directly with customers on quoting shipments, tracking freight, entering shipment and problem solving
  • Work with current vendors on quoting, booking and tracking shipments
  • Update revenue and expenses on shipments that are quoted to customer
  • Bill clients once shipment has been completed and all costs have been entered.
  • Incumbents with more experience may be called upon to mentor, train, and guide newer/less experience team members.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

  • Identifies and resolves problems
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Identifies opportunities to increase accuracy and optimize resources and develops/recommends/implements solutions
  • Strong aptitude for understanding and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Excellent negotiation skills to deal effectively with individuals and groups within and outside the organization
  • Utilizes variety of interpersonal styles and communication methods to effectively adapt to new work structures, processes, or cultures
  • Demonstrates follow-up skills
  • Provides timely and professional support to all internal/external customers and vendors
  • Prioritizes regular workload, special tasks and concurrent projects, allocating time and resources to ensure that work is completed accurately and efficiently within established time frame
  • Self-motivated
  • Works with minimal supervision
  • Establishes and maintains effective, collaborative work relationships both internally and externally
  • Basic Computer Skills - Basic knowledge of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; accurately inputs information into and retrieves from the computer; quickly learns and achieves proficiency in new software applications as needed

Education and Experience

  • Minimum required education of a High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Desirable education and experience include a Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office/cubicle work space with moderate noise level
  • Extended hours including weekends
  • Spends most of the day at a desk on computer/phone

 

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.

About XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics is a top ten global provider of transportation and logistics solutions. We provide services for truck brokerage and transportation, less-than-truckload, intermodal, highly-engineered supply chain solutions, contract logistics, last mile, expedite, global forwarding and managed transportation. XPO serves more than 50,000 customers with a highly integrated network of 1,469 locations in 32 countries. The bedrock of our company is our people: more than 84,000 employees operating as one cohesive organization with a single-minded focus on customer service. Many of the customers we serve are in the manufacturing, retail, e-commerce, industrial, technology, aerospace, chemical, life sciences and government sectors. You'll find that we're passionate about helping our customers operate their supply chains more effectively. Equally important are our qualitative resources: our zero-failure mentality, our deep experience in every service we offer, and our ability to provide integrated, end-to-end supply chain solutions to large accounts.

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