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Freight Classification Specialist Lead
Whitmore Lake, MI
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Post Date: 11/20/17 Company: XPO Logistics Freight Inc.
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Job Type: Full Time Phone:
Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Pay starts at $20.49

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Lead Freight Classification Specialist, your attention to the small details and strong work ethic will ensure our operations continue to run smoothly and our customers receive superior service. You will receive the appropriate revenue on each shipment transported, by providing a continuous system-wide check of the accuracy of commodity descriptions based on the Bill of Lading furnished by our customers.

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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Review inspection reports to identify potential inspections
  • Conduct inspections of shipments on the dock utilizing handheld devices
  • Review Bill of Lading and billing descriptions to verify accuracy
  • Gather information (dimensions, pictures, commodity characteristics) of the shipment
  • Research commodity information using the NMFC (National Motor Freight Classification) for applicable description and class
  • Issue document corrections based on the applicable provisions in the NMFC
  • Upload documents/pictures into the image system for review by Account Executives and customers
  • Maintain the reports necessary to measure corrections activity and revenue recovery

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 75 lbs. occasionally
  • Able to explain and document classification corrections for all involved parties
  • Knowledge of all current NMFC provisions including Rules and Packaging

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Previous weights and inspections experience
  • Less-than-Truckload (LTL) industry knowledge and experience

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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