TRANSPORTATION ROUTER

Location: Elizabeth, NJ (Gallo Wine Sale, US

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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The Transportation Router is vital to our success. As a member of the Operations team, you will be responsible for planning and executing shipping/distribution from our warehouses to our retailers and customers. You will arrange and monitor freight and transportation movements. This position identifies and communicates potential and actual exception conditions while taking action to ensure a timely and satisfactory resolution. You serve as a contact with other departments and shipping locations to evaluate and respond to distribution and delivery service needs.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Responsible for effectively routing trucks to retailers and customer while taking into consideration customer needs, route and truck limitations
  • Setup, maintenance, specialized execution, and improvements around routing software (Roadnet, etc.)
  • Plan and coordinate on a daily basis between transportation capacity and business requirements.
  • Manage multiple priorities influenced by various business facets (union labor, store requirements, distribution requirements, etc.) to continually achieve the highest level of service at the lowest cost.
  • Address seasonal, holiday, and unexpected levels of activity to provide high levels of service
  • Collect, confirm and record overage, shortage & deficiencies
  • Maintain a high level of service while consistently looking at and reviewing load optimization.
  • Maintain customer information in system regarding delivery times, store limitations, etc.
  • Investigate and prepare in-depth analyses for potential savings opportunities within the planning, routing and delivery execution processes
  • Understands routing dimensions and dynamics for all geographic areas and develops cost effective and logistically efficient daily routes.
  • Daily communication with delivery Drivers, processing their delivery paperwork and reviewing driver reports for accuracy and reporting any issues to management
  • Record, report and analyze delivery statistics and truck data such as mileage, fuel consumption
  • Responsible for process improvements in routing based on feedback from Drivers, Sales, Customers, and changes in business needs
  • Manages daily dispatch/routing based on established productivity standards
  • Performs various delivery and warehouse productivity analyses
  • Coordinates with Sales, Customer Service, Warehouse and Customers on all delivery issues
  • Monitors, implements and ensures adherence to safety policies
  • Monitors, review and corrects delivery related issues
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance.

 

What You Need:

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 6 years of prior delivery/routing/logistics experience reflecting increasing levels or responsibility or Associate’s degree plus 4 years of prior experience, or a Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of prior delivery/routing/logistics experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Required to be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Proficient with all aspects of computerized routing including the Roadnet or other routing software. 
  • Experience reading and understanding routing manuals, manual maps, and computerized maps.
  • Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Required to be physically capable of executing all essential functions to perform the job.
  • Required to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
  • Fluent in the English language. Experience reading and writing in English.
  • Skilled in reading, comprehending, interpreting and executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Increased years of routing or logistical experience
  • Experience working in a cross functional organization
  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Knowledge of New Jersey geography

 

Job ID: 102898 

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Gallo’s policy is to afford equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees and not to discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, reproductive health decision making, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Nor will Gallo discriminate based on a perception that an individual has any of the foregoing characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

 

Gallo will comply with state and local laws prohibit discrimination for lawful out-of-work behavior, such as off-duty use of cannabis away from the workplace (subject to federal and state law exceptions), the existence of non-psychoactive cannabis metabolites in hair, blood, urine, or other bodily fluids as determined by a drug screening test (subject to federal and state law exceptions).

 

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

 

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