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Manager, Transportation

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 16, 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.-- -Logistics done differently.At XPO Logistics, we believe that providing superior support and solutions for our customers drives our success, and we want to put you behind the wheel. As the Manager, Transportation, you will be responsible for the overall on-site management of a customer account, ensuring that compliance requirements and contractual obligations are met. You will also serve as the primary customer contact on all new initiatives and high-level critical issues. We will equip you with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach your career goals.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:Maintain responsibility for the overall P&L to meet established budgets and forecastsEnsure the effectiveness of the operation's communication, interaction and relationship with company driversOversee the management of tractor maintenance, compliance and service deliveryTrack operational performance, including on-time pickup and delivery, volume, equipment balance and empty milesEnsure driver recruiting and retention meets established fleet size goalsIdentify opportunities to increase performance, improve processes and find efficiencies, and coordinate with leaders to implement solutionsInvestigate and determine the root cause of all service failures; implement corrective actions whenever necessaryDevelop and modify operational policies and procedures to meet customer service requirements on both new and existing processesMaintain a safe work environment and foster a positive team dynamic, resolving employee relations issues and administering corrective action as required Ensure annual profit, efficiency and quality goals are attained at each client engagementDirect capital expenditure and asset deployment activitiesWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:4 years of transportation experienceIn-depth knowledge of the supply chain/logistics industryAvailability to travel occasionallyIt'd be great if you also have:Bachelor's degree Project management skills and experience Proven leadership and collaboration skills with experience effectively supervising, mentoring and influencing employeesExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExperience as a collaborative, innovative and strategic thinker Strong customer relationship management skillsThis 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 timeReach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneelBe part of something big.XPO is a leading provider of world-class 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. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.-- -

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Inc., St. Paul , Manager, Transportation, Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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