Transportation Coordinator

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Job ID: 100576BR

Type: Transportation

Primary Location: Temple, Texas

Date Posted: 05/15/2024

Job Details:

Company Description

Performance Foodservice, PFG's broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.

Job Description

We Deliver the Goods:

  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more
  • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support America's food distribution system
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respect
Position Purpose:

Food and food service delivery Drivers fulfill a critical role in the country's food supply chain. Our delivery drivers not only make sure the customers' products arrive at their destination at the arranged times and in good condition, but they are the face of our company - building lasting relationships with our customers!

Position Summary:

Responsible for coordinating the overall scheduling and dispatching of delivery operations by communicating with truck drivers through computers, phones. Assign drivers to trucks and make sure that they leave and arrive on schedule. Available at all times to answer any questions from drivers, help them avoid traffic jams and keep them aware of inclement weather ahead. Communicates and interacts with customers, vendors and co-workers professionally ensuring questions are answered accurately and in a timely manner. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Keep track of the progress drivers make along their route by using available technology.
  • Check drivers in and out of terminals and transfer the trip records into a company's files.
  • Communicate with drivers on a daily basis, but must handle any requests and complaints from customers.
  • Calculate miles for all trucks.
  • Determine travel and route times so that delivery costs can be accurately determined.
  • Provide Support for Supervisors
  • Samsara Monitoring and Reporting
  • PeopleNet Monitoring and Reporting
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Schedule:

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office hours are subject to change based on business needs and vacation coverage

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent

6+ months in a transportation environment

Administrative support performing basic math and computer data entry skills Knowledge and understanding of Department of Transportation regulations

Pass post offer drug test and criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent

1+ years in transportation environment and interfacing with customers within foodservice industry

EEO Statement

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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