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Logistics Spclst Associate
Midland, MI
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Post Date: 01/11/17 Company: XPO Logistics
Compensation:   Contact:
Job Type: Full Time Phone:
Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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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)


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)

Overview:
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)


Shift: Primarily Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM some nights and weekends


Job Summary:
Working from general procedures and instructions the Logistics Specialist Associate will execute transactions in an accurate and timely manner.

Essential Functions:
-Interact daily with customer pertaining to deliver, quality, issues and opportunities.
-Ensure safe work environment.

-Dispatch operations fleet drivers in an efficient manner.

-Process arriving and departing truck drivers.

-Inspect tractors/trailers outdoors in all weather conditions.

-Perform truck scaling calculations and related updates to BOL paperwork.

-Verify proper hazmat placarding and BOL descriptions.
-Participate in Lean system
-File and reporting.
-Logistics Specialist Assoc must be able to communicate clearly with trucking companies and truck drivers.
-Responsible for Bill of Ladings (BOL) and Shippers.

Scope and Accountability:

Completes tasks that are generally routine. Applies basic technical and procedural knowledge; some formal training or experience is required to perform the job effectively. Follows detailed and defined rules/instructions and applies simple judgment to solve problems.

Qualification Requirements:


Knowledge:

HS Diploma (preferred), or equivalent.

Skills:
- Computer skills using Microsoft Office.
- Good communication and phone skills.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Workable knowledge of WMS.
- Knowledge of BOL's and Shippers.

Experience:
0-2 years professional experience.

Prior experience dealing with trucking and trucking equipment preferred

Physical Demands and Work Environment:


Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

The duties of this job are performed in both an office environment and a light industrial environment, thereby experiencing some minor to moderate level of noise due to office equipment and industrial equipment.

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.


 
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