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7/7/2017
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Operations Manager 1
XPO Logistics | Baltimore, Maryland
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Job Description

XPO is a leading provider of transportation and logistics services throughout the supply chain, including freight brokerage, intermodal, contract logistics, expedite, last mile and global forwarding. We're passionate about helping our customers operate efficiently - and we've put tremendous resources in place to support our commitment. (NYSE: XPO)

Essential Functions 

  • Manager Motor Carriers operating 6 days per week in multiple locations, assisting in route planning and route monitoring for current day region of deliveries
  • Pre-screen contract carriers from incoming applicant database for contract eligibility based on DOT standards and company policy
  • Build relationships with customers to ensure continued operating improvements
  • Work with national sales team on pricing, competitive advantages and disadvantages to facilitate new avenues of growth
  • Manage expense accurately and meet P&L budget goals

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Associate’s degree in a business related field or equivalent work experience. Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 2 years logistics management experience
  • 1-3 years of logistics or transportation experience
  • Strong Fluency user of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Quickly learns and achieves proficiency in new software applications as needed
  • Thorough knowledge of internal company software applications applicable to position/business unit.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

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
  • Warehouse environment with exposure to temperature changes
  • Extended hours including weekends
  • Hours cover early mornings, evenings and weekends
  • Local travel between branches required weekly
  • Able to lift up to 25pounds
  • Spends most of day on 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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