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Sysco Logistics Administrator in Nashville, Tennessee

Company:

US1155 FreshPoint Nashville Tomato, Division of FreshPoint Tomato, LLC

Zip Code:

37210

Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

1 Year

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

0

JOB SUMMARYThis position is created for PRDC operation company (OpCo) that have long-distance routes handled in house. The main function is to manage backhaul opportunities, cross docks and over the road drivers.

Hours: Tuesday - Friday 7-430, Saturday 6am to completion

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical, customer relations, and personnel management for major programs and projects

  • Building loads and scheduling pick-ups and drivers for backhauls

  • Supervising team of Class A drivers, which includes ensuring adequate knowledge of regulations, up to date training, monitoring the performance of driving teams and conducting performance reviews

  • Handles all product discrepancy claims including shipping overages, shorts, a damaged and total loss

  • Responds to receiving inquiries, communicate feedback from contract carriers and Transportation to Merchandising and vice versa

  • Financial review and planning

  • This involves monitoring backhaul revenue, load fill, customer pick up and logistics earned income along with preparing reports with analyzed data and recommendations for improvement

  • Also responsible for actively seeking new backhaul opportunities with Merchandising and Transportation department

  • Handles all product discrepancy claims including shipping overages, shorts, damaged and total loss

QUALIFICATIONSEducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent experience

Experience1-3 years related experience and/or training required

SkillsKnowledge of Interstate Commerce Law, PC experience is required, 40 wpm, foodservice distribution, excellent written and verbal communication skills.Decision Making Authority

  • Most important decisions made fully independently:

  • Determines appropriate trucks for backhaul use

  • Builds the loads for each truck

  • Schedules appointments for outside carriers

  • Settles claim issues

  • Most important decisions made with review and approval of other individuals or supervisors (include the reviews/approvals required)

  • Determining which backhaul opportunities should be used, reviewed with VP Merchandising and Transportation

  • Review and approve salary increases, promotions, and terminations with VP Transportation

BENEFITS INFORMATION

You will be eligible for benefits effective the first of the month coinciding with or following 60 days of employment with the Company or in accordance with state law. Available benefits include health care benefits, retirement benefits, and paid days off, including sick leave and vacation.

Visit https://www.syscobenefits.com/ to view additional information on benefits.

HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

OVERVIEW:

Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates 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.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

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.

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