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Carrier Procurement Assistant - Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
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Post Date: 03/20/17 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Compensation:   Contact:
Job Type: Full Time Phone:
Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
Reference: 19784-en_US



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'Or-al 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)
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Job Overview & Responsibilities



  • Track the status of shipments from inception to delivery and communicate with the sales rep on the status of the shipment

  • Deal with any issues that may arise on any shipment

  • Complete entry into TMS and ready loads for accounting, error free and complete

  • Identify any shipment, billing or follow-up issues to Carrier Operations Manager.

  • Prioritize the daily workload and focus of your carriers including: tracking, tracking reports as required

  • Completing general tasks as assigned by either the Carrier Procurement Representative or Carrier Operations Manager

  • Knowledge of all assigned carriers

  • Seek help from a Carrier Representative when you have a doubt

  • Deal with any issues that arise on any shipment

  • Monitor report cards

Qualifications-



  • Able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily

  • Knowledge of logistics and the trucking industry

  • Understanding of industry terminology

  • Microsoft Office - Computer Skills.

  • Able to interact effectively via phone, in person, via email or Instant Messenger with internal departments and external contacts

  • Service-oriented

  • Detail-oriented

  • Patient and tactful

  • Strong work ethic

  • Positive attitude

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Reasoning skills

  • Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form

  • Language skills

  • Present information in one-on-one and small group situations. Able to read, write, and understand simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos

  • Strong Mathematical skills

  • Able to calculate figures and amounts with precision and accuracy, such as discounts, interest, commission, percentages, area and volume

  • Able to apply concepts, such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. -Proficient with quantifying data

  • Possess the analytical math skills to construct and explain spreadsheet analyses



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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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