Logistics Specialist (Night Shift)

  1. Knoxville,TN
  2. Sep 06, 2017
  3. Retail : General Retail

Come join a collaborative Logistics team that provides great training and offers growth potential within a world-class supply chain function! Schedule: 7PM-7AM 3 days one week, 4 days the next. (This schedule offers the benefit of having 3 or 4 days off in a row.)

This position will require someone with:

- Bachelor's Degree - Transportation, Logistics, or Supply Chain experience- Advanced MS Excel skills - Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to problem solve - Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and work independently - Ability to quickly learn new technology and use technology for dispatching, driver communication and office communication - Ability to influence and negotiate- Strong customer service skills - Ability to work a flexible schedule (7PM-7AM - 3 days one week, 4 days the next)- Ability to handle 150 - 200 phone calls per day

The basic duties of this position include:

- Provide quality customer service to stores and drivers - Dispatching of trucks and drivers while monitoring inventory levels at multiple stores for multiple products - Daily communication with customers, drivers, other coordinators, and Regional Transportation Managers - Problem-solving of dispatch and order issues - Maintain a zero run-out policy for every customer and PFJ store - Accurate data entry into several systems - Maximize PFJ's profits through dispatching, market analysis and buying decisions, and truck utilization - Prioritize work through time management - Work daily with other Supply & Distribution departments - Handle driver issues, tank and store problems in a professional manner

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