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Supervisor, Transportation - 3rd Shift

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Canton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Solutions driven success. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 3rd Shift As the Supervisor, Transportation, you will coordinate and handle a variety of transportation activities, as well as supervise day-to-day transportation operations and strive to meet or exceed customer expectations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Act as a liaison for transportation, operations, drivers, vendors, and customers
  • Lead and supervise transportation staff, including training and evaluating employee performance; recommend or initiate hiring, promotions, transfers, or disciplinary actions
  • Perform the routing, planning, updating and/or tracking duties of orders and shipments
  • Complete the research and resolution of carrier performance and compliance issues
  • Track and trace shipments for customers to ensure on time, accurate and satisfactory deliveries; provide updates, as necessary
  • Investigate and resolve issues submitted by customers, carriers and/or clients; provide follow-up and reporting as required
  • Correctly maintain and generate required reports; properly process, audit and file various documentationWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 2 years of transportation or logistics experience
    • Experience with Microsoft Office and Windows applications with ability to create complex formulas in ExcelIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
      • 1 year of supervisory experience
      • Fleet management and maintenance experience
      • Experience in transportation management systems and telematics such as Omnitracs
      • Understanding DOT rules and regulations
      • Solid leadership and collaboration skills with experience effectively supervising, coaching and influencing employeesThis job requires the ability to:
        • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights up to 25 lbs.
        • Stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time
        • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneelBe part of something big. 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. 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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
          Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Jackson , Supervisor, Transportation - 3rd Shift, Professions , Canton, Mississippi

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