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Import/Export Logistics Specialists - Hybrid

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Naperville
Posted on: June 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. As the Logistics Specialist, Import and Export, your attention to the small details and strong work ethic will ensure our operations continue to run smoothly. You'll play a critical role in helping us continue to deliver superior service to our customers. Become a part of our rapidly growing team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations. 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 you'll do on a typical day:

  • Process data and documents for both air and ocean import shipments
  • Coordinate with vendors and carriers to provide timely and exemplary service to our clients and partners
  • Handle and maintain accuracy of all related documents, monitor status of shipments, and keep clients informed
  • Dispatch freight for delivery, maintain communication with trucker throughout delivery
  • Review pre-alert import paperwork and enter orders into the transportation management system (TMS)
  • Log the shipment notes for the Import Trackers (Ocean and Air/LCL)
  • Plan order(s) for shipment and secure a carrier by determining routes based off daily carrier/yard capacity constraints
  • Provide Tracking/PODs to the customer upon request
  • Assign Air/LCL shipments to cross dock and plan on their local day driver
  • Communicate via phone or email to the broker to resolve any driver pick up issues
  • Check container status on the Port website dailyWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 1 year of related experience
    • General understanding or knowledge of the transportation industryIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Working knowledge of MS Office programs, including Excel and Word
      • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, changing environment
      • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
      • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Knowledge of US customs laws, practices, and procedures
      • Import and Export experience
      • Ocean and Air Freight experience
      • E-Commerce customer experience Be part of something big.#LI-Hybrid 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.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Naperville , Import/Export Logistics Specialists - Hybrid, Professions , Naperville, Illinois

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