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Field Dispatcher at XPO Logistics in Newark, NJ

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Connecting with customers. Building your future.

At XPO Logistics, exceptional customer service is at the heart of our success. Our Field Dispatchers plan freight, maximize driver utilization, and solve problems to help us deliver exceptional logistics solutions. If you’re ready to multitask and keep everything moving, join our team and have a starring role in helping us continue to provide daily freight solutions to our global customers.

If you’re looking for a growth opportunity and a better lifestyle, join us at 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 you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Communicate with customers, potential customers, owner-operators and core carriers
  • Plan and execute customer deliveries
  • Monitor the location of fleet using system tracking or calling drivers for check calls
  • Proactively communicate with customers on any potential service failures and create action plans to avoid in the future
  • Execute legging/street turn/empty repositioning functionality in Rail Optimizer
  • Manage equipment including chassis and containers
  • Maintain proper records and ensure information is executed timely and correctly

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of experience in operations or dispatch environment
  • Analytical, communication and time management skills
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 2 or more years of logistics or transportation experience

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

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.

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