Transportation Route Planner

Dollar General - Pottsville, PA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $38,000 - $49,000 a year
EducationSkills
Company Overview
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,400 retail locations in 44 states, 16 distribution centers and 135,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

Job Details

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Customer Service Representative is responsible for the private fleet administrative functions. Responsibility includes planning, tracking, tracing, and reporting on inbound and outbound dedicated loads. Works with the private fleet on-site team to ensure on time store deliveries, tractor utilization, inbound reverse logistics on time pick up, and driver safety and legal compliance operations.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Plan and assign outbound, vendor backhaul, and OVD loads
  • Plan and assign rolltainer sweeps and dunnage consolidations
  • Reporting Function:
  • Report on time load pick up
  • Report on time store delivery
  • Report BOL pick up
  • Report on tractor utilization
  • Report on vendor backhaul pickup and delivery
  • Answer and process driver load messages through satellite communications and plan
swaps

80%

  • Resolve load issues involving bust outs, over weights, and/or paperwork issues
  • Answer telephone calls from drivers, vendors, DCs, SSC and other external sources
  • Work with drivers to ensure they understand the delivery documentation , call stores when the delivery is late, monitor load dispatch assignments, and review load optimizing.
20%

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:
  • Proficient communication (written and verbal), listening, and interpersonal problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of dedicated transportation operations
  • High attention to detail, strong planning, and organization skills
  • Understands driver logs and hours of service
  • Proficient in usage of transportation optimization software to perform routing, tendering, scheduling, and shipment tracking
  • Ability to function in a high-stress environment
  • Must know MS Office software
EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:
Distribution experience preferred.
Quality check or audit experience preferred.
Warehouse management system applications experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Logistics preferred, or comparable experience of one to two years in transportation operations for a retailer, manufacturing company, major carrier, or logistics company required.
One to two years customer service experience preferred
One to two years onsite driver dispatch experience preferred
One year Driver Dispatch Management System (satellite dispatch systems) experience (McLeod, TMW, Telogis, Dispatch Tracks, AS400)
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