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Freight Classification Specialist Lead - Full Time

XPO Logistics, Inc. - Knoxville, TN


Posted on 09/11/19 (Ref: TNk3S00yKF-)

Freight Classification Specialist Lead - Knoxville, TN - XPO Logistics, Inc.

Pay starts at $21.37

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 that our customers receive superior service. You'll review each shipment transported and provide a continuous systemwide check of the accuracy of commodity descriptions based on the Bill of Lading (BOL) furnished by our customers. If you're looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly growing, dynamic company, 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:

  • Review inspection reports to identify potential inspection issues
  • Conduct inspections of shipments on the dock utilizing handheld devices
  • Review BOL and billing descriptions to verify accuracy
  • Gather information related to the shipment, including dimensions, pictures and commodity characteristics
  • Research commodity information using the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) for applicable description and class
  • Issue document corrections based on the applicable provisions from 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 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:

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

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 50 lbs. occasionally)
  • Stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Climb into the back of trailers from ground level and exit in the same manner in order to access freight and perform the inspection process

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

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.

Freight Classification Specialist Lead - Knoxville, TN - XPO Logistics, Inc.

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