Load Planner

Shift – Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Load Planner, you will successfully coordinate the movement of freight and ensure customers receive superior service. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

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:

  • Select modal and carrier for all customer orders
  • Plan freight loads, accept loads, and coordinate drivers with loads
  • Work directly with international freight forwarders in management and escalation of automotive-related materials
  • Ensure all customer service and traffic issues and requests are resolved in a manner that meets or exceeds the customer’s expectations
  • Act as a liaison between transportation operations, carriers, and customers

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 2 years of experience in customer service, preferably in the transportation industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in logistics or related field
  • Experience with international load planning on inbound US shipments and US imports
  • Working knowledge of international tariffs and rates management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Understanding of transportation operations and supply chain management

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, 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.

Company
XPO Logistics
Posted
04/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Grand Blanc, Michigan 48434, US