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Transportation Coordinator

Company: US Foods
Location: Port Orange
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

ARE YOU A CURRENT US FOODS EMPLOYEE? PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR INTERNAL WORKDAY CAREER SITE. Join Our Community of Food People! BASIC PURPOSE The Transportation Coordinator will support the transportation and logistics functions by performing general clerical activities and managing the backhaul functions in the division. The Transportation Coordinator will work to optimize all transportation and logistics processes to create maximum efficiency.ARE YOU A CURRENT US FOODS EMPLOYEE? PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR INTERNAL WORKDAY CAREER SITE. Join Our Community of Food People!
BASIC PURPOSE
The Transportation Coordinator will support the transportation and logistics functions by performing general clerical activities and managing the backhaul functions in the division. The Senior Transportation Coordinator will work to optimize all transportation and logistics processes to create maximum efficiency.
We help you make it!
US FOODS--
is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promotion from within, excellent training programs, and a continuous improvement focus. We are looking for Transportation Coordinators who relish the chance to push their potential, grow and reap the rewards of joining the
US FOODS--
family.
US FOODS--
has a lot to offer:
US FOODS--
is the company built on YOU Matter, where your hard work is rewarded We are committed to compensation, and benefits that respect, and reward our employees for their dedication and hard work
Paid Training AND Paid Overtime
Service recognition and employee rewards Excellent Leadership BENEFITS START DAY ONE:
medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Plan, and Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) life insurance and paid parental leave.
Check out our Benefits by clicking on the link:
https://benefitspricing.com/usfoods/index.html
Main Ingredients of the Job!
As a
US FOODS--
Transportation Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Warehouse leadership team to comply with DOT requirements and division policies. Schedule: Monday - Friday and generally 10:00am-8:30pm.Pay: DOE ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties may include but are not limited to transportation, and/or logistics and backhaul functions.Transportation:Answer all incoming calls to resolve driver, sales representative and customer issues as needed. Communicate with drivers any updates to their routes.Utilize software (MS Excel, Omnitracs, Tandem, Kronos, etc) to create, update, and communicate various reports and files for proper transportation functioning. Examples include attendance, DVIRs, backhaul spreadsheets, delivery window dispatch, driver key log, trailer temp log, transportation route update, network update, and other transportation metrics.Complete the damages and shorts process by notifying vendors and drivers to find a resolution. Complete associated paperwork involved in damages and shorts.Support in training and developing junior clerical teammates.Other duties as assigned by manager.Backhaul and Logistics:Communicate key information to the proper recipient to support backhaul and transportation operations (including, but not limited to, the arrival of backhauls, daily dispatch information, backhaul scheduling/rescheduling, service updates to Omnitracs, abnormalities/delivery issues, etc).Coordinate logistics by scheduling pick up appointments for backhaul orders and vendors for the division. Optimize the pick-up and delivery of all inbound backhauls considering all restrictions while minimizing cost and ensuring compliance. Complete all necessary paperwork for proper logistics functioning and communicate backhaul and logistic information when necessary.Research new backhaul opportunities with buyers and replenishment managers to maximize efficiency in the division.Other duties as assigned by manager. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work will take place at a desk in an office environment but may occasionally require work in normal warehouse environments including cooler and freezer areas where temperatures may be as low as -5 degrees. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Related Experience/Requirements: Minimum three years of experience in warehouse administrative or clerical position. Prior logistics, transportation, and/or warehouse experience required.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities : Excellent communication both verbally and in writing.Excellent telephone and customer service ability.Ability to manage multiple functions in a fast-paced environment.Strong math, analytical, and organizational skills with high attention to detail.Intermediate computer skills with proficiency in programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.Problem solving and critical thinking abilities to independently solve problems of intermediate scope.Strong teamwork skills with the ability to support others in the department and division.Education High school diploma or GED/equivalent required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of DOT Hours of Service Regulations.Knowledge of our geographic delivery area.Certifications/Training Experience with Omnitracs, Tandem, Kronos, XATA, Manhattan, PowerDock, Airclic preferred.***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

Keywords: US Foods, Port Orange , Transportation Coordinator, Professions , Port Orange, Florida

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