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Carrier Procurement Representative
Kansas City, MO
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Post Date: 11/20/17 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Build relationships. Expand your career possibilities.

You have a passion for logistics and you know how to keep things moving. At XPO Logistics, you'll have the opportunity to connect with customers, match the right carrier with the right freight, and build a bright professional future. On our team, you'll play a key role in providing daily freight solutions to our customers.

If you're looking for a growth opportunity and a better lifestyle, 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:

  • Book available freight in a cost-effective manner
  • Source and negotiate with carrier base to move available truckload, flatbed and intermodal loads
  • Schedule pick-up and delivery appointment times
  • Communicate effectively with carriers and build carrier relationships
  • Maintain and update accurate information in XPO operating systems, ensuring confidentiality of company information at all times
  • Support XPO goals, policies and procedures

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience at a non-asset based transportation and logistics company
  • High-energy, positive attitude and exceptional customer service skills
  • Willing to work long hours including occasional/rotating Saturdays
  • Ability to learn XPO's transportation management software

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Or al, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list, and we're just getting started.

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.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.


 
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