Before the rubber meets the road, it meets our trade relations (transportation) representatives, the dependable associates who oversee the ins and outs of our shipping and receiving. It’s a major part of doing business at Nestlé Purina. With 21 U.S. manufacturing facilities across the U.S., 99% of our production is based here, and leading the nation in sales, volume, and market share.
As a Transportation Representative you will remotely coordinate timely scheduling and tendering of outbound freight in accordance with customer delivery demands, corporate sales targets, and product supply availability. You will work with Purina corporate supply chain representatives, 3rd party carriers, our distribution centers, and our other plants to ensure Purina products are delivered to meet customer demand. This role will be responsible for selection and management of “least cost” carriers, scheduling and tracking loads for on-time delivery, and capturing appropriate reason codes on customer delivery information. This role will be a remote position, so the ability to work remotely and drive results independently are required.
Exceed Purina on-time pick-up and delivery expectations.
Consistent and professional communication on handling and management of internal and external customers.
Manage trailer availability and report trailer damage to carriers.
Utilize SAP to process customer orders and screen for product availability.
Appointment scheduling with shipper/ receiver and updating appropriate systems as needed.
Communicate with Corporate CSR regarding product shortages and on-time delivery.
Education: High School Diploma or GED required
1+ years’ experience directly coordinating inbound/outbound loads, dispatching, transportation coordination and/or customer service in carrier relations.
1+ years’ experience with SAP, other ERP, or other Transportation Management Software required.
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