Assistant, Sales at XPO Logistics, Inc. in Louisville, Kentucky

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





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.

As the Assistant, Sales, you will maintain reports, track shipments, and solve issues that arise, ensuring that our customers have a positive experience. 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 a superstar at multitasking and have a passion for helping others, join XPO and let us help you build a career you'll love.

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:


  • Support Sales with managing the branches key accounts

  • Enter loads and confirm notes about the status of shipments

  • Schedule pickup and delivery appointments with warehouses and customers

  • Track the status of shipments from inception to delivery, and communicate with the customer on the status of the shipments

  • Handle any issues that arise on shipments and share information and updates with the customer

  • Enter information into the Transportation Management System (TMS) and prepare loads for accounting; ensure that entries are accurate and complete

  • Communicate all shipment, billing or follow-up issues to the Sales Manager and Carrier Operations Group

  • Prioritize the daily workload and focus of your accounts, including load entry, tracking and reporting

  • Monitor report cards


What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated work style with the capacity to work well with minimal direct supervision or in a team environment

  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment


It'd be great if you also have:

  • 1 year of sales or customer service experience

  • 1 year of related experience and/or training, and a general understanding of the transportation industry

  • Solid attention to detail and follow-up skills with experience identifying and resolving problems


Be 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.





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