14 days old

Logistics Planner

XPO Logistics, Inc.
Dublin, OH 43017
  • Job Code
    97299-en_US

Logistics done differently.



At XPO Logistics, moving product effectively is vital to our long-term success, and were constantly looking for talented individuals who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Planner, you will be responsible for developing the operational plan that enhances street operations by improving the overall efficiency of the drayage network. Youll create plans that reduce or eliminate empty miles and optimize resources to ensure on-time performance. If youre ready for the challenge of working for a dynamic global company, we have an opportunity for you grow with 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 youll do on a typical day:



  • Develop and manage a daily plan for the full optimization of street operations; manage equipment to decrease dwell days

  • Create a plan that fully optimizes the independent owner-operators who are leased exclusively to the organization

  • Partner with core carriers and owner-operators to achieve service expectations

  • Negotiate rates to maximize profitability

  • Coordinate with equipment providers to ensure that equipment is available to meet customer needs; track carrier on-time performance

  • Collaborate with customer service team to schedule appointments

  • Provide feedback to the commercial organization regarding network balance issues and empty mile opportunities

  • Oversee a daily process to ensure empty miles are minimized and load-to-load cycles are maximized

What you need to succeed at XPO:



At a minimum, youll need:



  • Bachelors degree in logistics, supply chain or equivalent related work experience

  • 1 year of related experience

Itd be great if you also have:



  • 3 or more years of logistics or transportation experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)

  • Excellent negotiation skills; experience dealing effectively with individuals and groups within and outside the organization

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience presenting clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

  • Strong aptitude for understanding and analyzing large amounts of data from multiple sources

  • Experience performing complex analysis of data, processes, policies, procedures and systems

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.







Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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