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Sysco Backhaul Planner/Analyst - SYGMA - Dublin, OH in Dublin, Ohio


US3084 The SYGMA Network, Inc.

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Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


Compensation Range:

$50,800.00 - $76,100.00

The compensation range provided is in compliance with state specific laws. Factors that may be used to determine your actual rate of pay include your specific skills, years of experience and other factors.

You may be eligible to participate in the Company's Incentive Plan.


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The Backhaul Planner generates freight revenue for the sites by analyzing the network for financial opportunities and has accountability for the overall growth and profitability of the assigned sites backhauls. In addition, this function is also responsible for the day-to-day planning and scheduling of backhauls, linehauls and other inbound deliveries assigned to SYGMA's fleet.


  • Assign backhauls and linehaul to appropriate routes. Work with suppliers and the centers to determine space availability on route trucks.

  • Coordinate times and negotiate with non-contracted suppliers to improve upon current pick up allowances and freight rates to improve profitability.

  • Maintain communication with site employees to ensure proper scheduling of backhauls and linehauls and urgent resolution of pick-up issues.

  • Oversee scheduling of appointments and Sysco TMS assigned activity.

  • Provide weekly revenue and P&L's to respective centers. Analyze multiple variables to determine costs profitability potential.

  • Analyze open PO report for new backhaul opportunities.

  • Explore Sysco and third-party freight for new revenue opportunities.

  • Analyze network for cost savings and revenue generating opportunities.

  • Review and identify unprofitable backhauls and linehauls, execute plan to adjust revenue or relinquish lane to supplier.

  • File for supplier detention payment and resolve OS&D issues.

  • Work daily with Merchandising, SYGMA Sites, and Vendors on all inbound backhauls.

  • Additional logistics and freight projects as assigned.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred in Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations, or Business.

  • Or high school diploma with 5+ years in logistics, merchandising, food distribution, operations, supply chain or inbound freight facing position is required.

Skill & Abilities

  • Strong sense of urgency

  • Ability to interpret data and to see profit opportunities

  • Strong customer relationship building

  • Critical thinker and strong problem-solving skills

  • Organized

  • Proven decision maker

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Working Conditions

  • Combination of work from the SYGMA Support Office in Dublin, OH and 80%+ work from home.

Equipment Operated

  • Personal Computer


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.