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Transportation Contractor

  • Location: Lancaster, Texas, 75134
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!
Position: Transportation Contractor
Location: Lancaster, Texas 75134
Term: 6 Months Contract
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supporting the timely execution of product flow to the organization, customers, and other distribution centers.
  • Ensures that key transportation service levels are attained to support overall network on-time delivery objectives, while executing against planned productivity initiatives in order to meet or exceed freight cost targets.
  • Will report to the Central South Division Regional Transportation Manager.
  • Assist routing orders daily in compliance with the transportation route guide; ensuring timely execution to meet the requested ship date and secure carrier capacity ahead of the competition.
  • Operate the Transportation Management System (TMS) to route orders, track carrier performance and troubleshoot any loads that may be at risk of missing requested arrival date.
  • Ensure all new orders comply with guidelines on weight and method of shipment.
  • Review all TMS Daily Solution Reports for Load Tender Accuracy.
  • Review open order reports and collaborate with site performance resource to ensure all loads are scheduled in a timely manner to make request ship date.
  • Conduct daily verification to ensure all loads are scheduled correctly and, in all systems, – TMS, SAP, and WMS.
  • Work with drop carriers to maintain trailer pool.
  • Collaborate with customer supply chain teams to troubleshoot and resolve customer service issues related to transportation and scheduling.
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders to schedule and ensure all orders are shipped by period end.
  • Maintain reason code input within SAP for all orders that deliver past RDD.
  • Review previous day’s dock schedule and past due report to reschedule loads that did not ship on-time.
  • Advise shipping office of any special handling and shipping requirements.
  • Will be cross trained to support other distribution center functions and other distribution centers coordinator positions, within the local region.
  • All other duties as assigned by Distribution Center Managers & Regional Transportation Manager.
If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!