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Transportation Logistics Coordinator

Company Name:Kroger Logistics
Position Type:Employee
FLSA Status:Non-Exempt
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Position Summary:

Tender loads to carriers and ensure on-time delivery of product. Effectively communicate with various customers such as procurement, manufacturing, suppliers, shipping & receiving, carriers and the Kroger Distribution Centers. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Tender freight orders to preferred company carriers
  • Monitor inbound TMS systems to ensure carrier acceptance and rating of shipments
  • Assist Transportation Supervisor in procuring freight, identifying transportation requirements and making carrier selection.
  • Audit freight payment process for accuracy and timeliness through current freight payment systems.
  • Prepare financial performance reports weekly, at period end and quarter close related to Kroger managed freight.
  • Communicate regularly with various customers such as procurement, manufacturing, suppliers, shipping & receiving, carriers and the Kroger Distribution Centers.
  • Plan and schedule fleet pickups at vendor locations.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Good listening, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in handling and prioritizing multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work off scheduled hours inclusive of weekends, nights, and holidays.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Experience in distribution shipping/receiving, general freight hauling, direct store delivery or backhaul transportation operations.
  • Proficient in transportation management systems (TMS), specific to Manhattan, One Network and i-Trade, procurement applications, and Kroger Web applications.
  • Experience in a Customer Service problem resolution role.

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): Day
Regions: South

 

States: Tennessee; Indiana; Kentucky
Keywords: Logistics/Supply Chain

 

Jobs at King Soopers:    The final rate of pay is determined at store level based on prior equivalent work experience. 

To support and reward our hardworking and friendly associates, we offer much more than just a paycheck. We strive to feed your future by offering the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. Our associates receive a full plate of benefits that promote their physical, emotional and financial well-being, including access to competitive health care and retirement benefits, paid time off, mental health resources, associate discounts and opportunities to learn, grow and advance. Our associates also get to help us make a difference in our communities through our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste and Framework for Action: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans. Visit the thekrogerco.com to learn more about our work in the communities we serve and how our associates help us be a good neighbor.

Below is a list of some of the benefits we offer our associates.

Health & Well-being Benefits:

  • Health care benefits
  • Paid time off such as vacation, sick leave, and parental leave
  • Mental and emotional support resources through our Employee Assistance Program

Financial Benefits:

  • Participation in a 401(k) plan and/or participation in a Taft-Hartley pension fund, subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Group term life insurance eligible, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Potentially bonus eligible depending on varying criteria by location
  • Associate discounts

Growth and Development Benefits:

  • Tuition assistance, college scholarships and educational leave of absence, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Robust internal training and development resources to grow your career

We want the best for associates and our customers, and together, we strive to create a welcoming and engaging environment where you’ll love to work. If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our team, apply now. We look forward to getting to know you!

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  TN || Nashville || 2620 Elm Hill Pike || 37214 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 


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