Logistics Specialist - 1st Shift at XPO Logistics Supply Chain Inc in Windsor, Connecticut

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Logistics at full potential.

At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

As the Specialist, Logistics, you will be responsible for providing logistics support, including order entry, routing and dispatching, and traffic coordination to the NAT-Brokerage operations. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at GXO.

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 customer profile information and enter loads from customer tenders into the Freight Optimizer system

  • Update account managers on problem loads and what actions have been taken; update receivers and customers on status of loads

  • Monitor daily pick-ups and deliveries; verify that loads have arrived on time and in good condition

  • Take check calls from drivers, ensuring that loads will deliver on time; validate all load data prior to marking loads delivered, for accounting purposes

  • Investigate product overages, shortages, damages, and complete appropriate documentation

  • Schedule and reschedule delivery appointments for all loads; accept or decline loads based on direction from account managers

  • Provide detailed directions and instructions to properly route drivers

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you'll need:


  • 1 year of logistics experience

  • General knowledge of the transportation industry

It'd be great if you also have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience writing routine reports and correspondence

  • The ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal or diagram form

We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.

GXO 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 GXO 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.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO 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 GXO's candidate privacy statement here.





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