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XPO Logistics, Inc. Director, Operations - 86279-en_US in Detroit, Michigan

Director, Operations - 86279-en_USDESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:Logistics done differently.Ranked as the #1 North American logistics company according to Transport Topics, XPO Logistics is among the most admired companies in the world according to Fortune Magazine. And we are still growing! It takes a lot of dedicated, hardworking, ambitious people to make a company like ours thrive. As the Director, Operations, you will lead the sales and operations activities of the branch, drive revenue and ensure profitability goals are met. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to create positive results, ensuring a bright future for yourself and 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 yoursquo;ll do on a typical day:* Execute a cohesive strategy for disciplined growth across all expedite operations* Oversee and optimize operational processes, including sales incentive programs, customer and carrier contractual agreements, key employee hires, technology applications, etc.* Develop and execute high-growth financial plans; report on performance against plan* Achieve significant PL success as evidenced by measurable improvements in revenue, margin, cost efficiency, profitability, employee productivity, safety and compliance* Create compelling sales and marketing initiatives that communicate XPOrsquo;s value proposition for the Expedite/Air Charter customer* Collaborate and cross-sell with other divisions to strengthen company brand awareness as a single-source supply chain partner* Build an effective strategy for attracting and retaining quality fleet owners, owner-operators and partner carriersWe 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.