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Intern - Sales Assistant
Burnaby, BC
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Post Date: 04/13/19 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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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, exceptional customer service is at the heart of our success. We look for employees who take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Sales Assistant Intern, you will maintain reports, track shipments and resolve issues, providing our customers with a positive experience that exceeds their expectations. If you're a superstar at multitasking and have a passion for helping others, join the fastest-growing company in the Fortune 500 and let us help you build a career you'll love.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Enter loads and confirm notes about the status of shipments
  • Schedule pickup and delivery appointments with warehouses and customers
  • Track the status of shipments from inception to delivery, and communicate with the customer regarding shipment status
  • Handle issues that arise on shipments and share information and updates with the customer
  • Enter information into the Transportation Management System (TMS) and prepare loads for accounting; ensure that entries are accurate and complete
  • Communicate all shipment, billing or follow-up issues to the Sales Manager and Carrier Operations Group
  • Prioritize daily workload and focus of your accounts, including load entry, tracking and reporting
  • Monitor report cards

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6 months of related experience and/or training

It'd be great if you also have:

  • 1 year of related experience and/or training, and a general understanding of the transportation industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal direct supervision or in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills with the ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, collaborative work relationships both internally and externally

Be part of something big.

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

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability 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 should not 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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