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Transportation Coordinator- Dallas, TX

at Fresh Del Monte

Posted: 4/30/2019
Job Reference #: 217955
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Tracking Code
20121390
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Purpose of Position:

This position will be responsible for maintaining good relations between Del Monte's Distribution Centers (DCs), Sales Department, and the company’s network of 3rd party carriers. In this role, will also coordinate inland transportation of product line within the United States.

Accountabilities:

  • Plan inland transportation for Del Monte product line, to and from origins and destinations within the U.S.
  • Will be the first point of contact between carriers and sales groups.
  • Manage multiple tasks at one time.
  • Manage network of carriers to fill orders given by Sales and the Distribution Centers (DCs).
  • Manage load and track process to ensure timely customer pickup and delivery.
  • Identify, calculate, and enter cost per box freight cost into the company's operating system(s) on a daily basis.
  • Update and maintain assigned reports on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, from an accredited institution.
  • 2+ years of experience as a transportation coordinator or Broker.
  • Strong understanding of bidding process.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations.
  • Strong sense of direction and good understanding of the U.S. inland.
  • Knowledge of produce transportation handling best practices, with a good understanding of cold chain management.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and customer service skills.
  • Must be flexible to work on holidays and weekends when required.

Preferred but not Essential:

  • Knowledge of i2 and/or other Transportation Management Systems (TMS).
  • Previous experience with any transportation software programs is beneficial for this position.
  • Less than Load (LTL) experience.

***Please note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses***

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DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H

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Job Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular