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Publix Transportation Tracking Coordinator, PM, Trans Bus Dev - Lakeland in Lakeland, Florida


Position Title:

Transportation Tracking Coordinator, PM, Trans Bus Dev - Lakeland




Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa


  • continuously monitoring the delivery status of inbound loads, identifying those in jeopardy of not arriving on the requested due date

  • providing timely and accurate communication regarding inbound purchase orders in jeopardy of not arriving on the requested due date to allow for the development of effective mitigation strategies

  • maximizing on-time deliveries into Publix facilities by initiating contact with warehouse receiving departments, suppliers, and manufacturing plants

  • tracking seasonal items, highly sensitive items, and expedited transfers

  • monitoring delays at shipping and receiving locations to minimize cost to Publix and ensure carriers are compensated for the time delayed

  • The responsibilities listed on this posting are not intended to be all-inclusive and additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

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Hours of Work:

6:00pm - 4:30am; rotating schedules



Frequency of Pay:


Travel Frequency:


Minimum Base Pay:


Additional Information:

Please be sure to monitor your email daily for communications you may receive during the recruiting and selection process for this position. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.


1936 George Jenkins Blvd



Year End Bonus:

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay.

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Required Qualifications:

  • have one year experience working in Distribution, Transportation or an analytical field

  • be able to work flexible hours and be available on weekends

  • be able to work extended periods of time

  • be able to successfully complete battery of Clerical & Microsoft Skills Tests (before his or her start date in the position)

  • be able to be detail oriented

  • be able to handle change on a regular basis

  • be able to handle stressful situations in a professional manner

  • be able to multitask and prioritize

  • be able to negotiate

  • be able to work in a fast paced environment

  • be able to work well in a team environment

  • have analytical skills

  • have computer skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Office

  • have decision making skills

  • have organizational skills

  • have problem solving skills

  • have verbal and written communication skills

  • have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

  • have knowledge of logistics and supply chain processes

  • have knowledge of Publix internal departments

  • have knowledge of Publix receiving schedules

  • have knowledge of Industrial Operations safety rules and practices

  • have knowledge of software, systems, and applications used in the Corporate Transportation department (TMS, PC Miler, I-Trade, Publix Host, Marwood-PIMS)

  • have knowledge of the transportation industry and

  • have knowledge of United States geography

Preferred Qualifications:

  • current Lakeland Distribution associate

  • have an associate’s degree in Business, Transportation or a related field or equivalent experience and

  • have three years’ clerical experience working in Transportation

Potential Annual Base Pay:

33,696 - 46,592

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Benefits Information:

  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost

  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)

  • Group dental plan

  • Group vision plan

  • Sick pay

  • Long-term disability insurance

  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vacation pay

  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria

  • Paycheck direct deposit

  • Credit union

  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases

  • 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).