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Planner - Full Time

XPO Logistics - Dublin, OH

Posted on 02/23/21 (Ref: OHemGwOg49-160504-en_US)

Planner - Dublin, OH - XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we believe that our success depends on our ability to provide the highest level of support and solutions to our customers. As the Planner, you will be responsible for strategic coordination of transportation planning geared to exceed customer expectations. Strong emphasis on internal and external relationship development and overall transportation industry trend knowledge.


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:

  • Develop and execute coordinate the tactical transportation plans for multiple manufacturing facilities. This includes inbound, interplant, and outbound transportation plans.
  • Manage transportation events and enhance carrier utilization to ensure on-time deliveries and customer satisfaction.
  • You will work with other groups as well: our Material Resource Planners, Distribution Resource Planners, manufacturing personnel, customer service representatives and service providers.
  • Understanding freight bill payments and assisting Accounts Payable in resolution and corrective action.
  • Strategically develop, recommend and implement cost savings and/or service improvement programs.  

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of logistics or transportation experience

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Basic knowledge of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

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.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

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.

Planner - Dublin, OH - XPO Logistics

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