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Customer Service Representative/Customs at XPO Logistics Freight, Inc.

Posted in Transportation 26 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan





Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As an International Customer Service Specialist, you will be responsible for handling all interface for internal and external customers, ensuring customer satisfaction with each transaction. This is a fast-paced job that supports and blends responsibilities in the areas of customs compliance, operations, sales, and customer care for our international and offshore customers. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

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:


  • Assist both internal and external customers via phone, e-mail, and fax with inquiries relative to international shipping, customs requirements, shipment tracing, billing and invoicing questions, and requests for information

  • Communicate with customs brokers and customers to ensure clearance of shipments to prevent unnecessary delays at the borders

  • Recognize and resolve documentation errors

  • Assist drivers with shipment and trip information relative to crossing the border

  • Process shipments and trips to ensure on-time service to our customers, and seamless border crossings for our drivers

  • Maintain accurate shipment history and audit integrity

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years of office experience dealing with corporate customers, or inbound/outbound call center experience

  • Strong problem-solving and investigative skills to bring issues to resolution

  • Strong computer and typing skills (minimum 35 wpm typing)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, SharePoint, and Outlook)

  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

It’d be great if you also have:


  • Working knowledge of transportation industry

  • Cross border and customs brokerage experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Pleasant and professional phone etiquette

  • Positive, can-do attitude to achieve goals

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and remain highly-organized

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

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.