Director, Transportation - Remote

 

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.

 

Logistics at full potential.

At GXO, our success depends on our ability to provide the highest level of support and solutions to our customers. As the Director, Transportation, your focus will be successfully managing client and carrier relationships, meeting or exceeding client expectations, and working to ensure effective transportation solutions and service improvements. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to create positive results, ensuring a bright future for yourself and 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Develop effective and efficient methods to meet customer needs; serve as the strategic customer contact on all parcel transportation initiatives and/or high-level critical issues
  • Drive transportation efficiencies to improve service and financial performance
  • Lead carrier management processes such as provider selection, performance management, and contract negotiations.
  • Partner with GXO client teams to identify client freight opportunities, provide compelling studies for utilization of GXO transportation options and engage directly with client as appropriate to secure additional business.
  • Budget owner responsible for assessing available market and driving revenue targets on parcel transportation.
  • Set pricing standards and tolerances for client parcel opportunities, including defining carrier utilization strategy, margin targets by program/carrier, and carrier volume rebate tier maximization.
  • Develop and evangelize product roadmap for parcel transportation, including new and emerging carrier offerings, technology partnerships, and IT development needs.
  • Execute individually assigned components of startup action plans
  • Participate in developing integration plans to support client and company initiatives
  • Direct, develop, mentor and lead transportation teams
  • Establish and meet transportation objectives in the areas of financial performance, safety, quality and customer service 

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 7 years of transportation management experience
  • Experience in a managerial role
  • Experience performing complex research of data, processes, policies, procedures and/or systems
  • Experience managing carrier relationships and negotiating parcel carrier contracts

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management or Logistics or equivalent related work or military experience
  • Fleet Management and Maintenance experience
  • Experience in Transportation Management Systems and Telematics such as Omnitracs
  • Understanding DOT rules and regulations
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, which may include weekends; travel up to 25% of the time
  • The capacity to take calculated risks and make strategic, results-oriented decisions while accepting responsibility for the results

We engineer smarter, faster, 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. 


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth