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US Foods Senior Coordinator Transportation in Tampa, Florida


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Duties may include but are not limited to transportation, and/or logistics and backhaul functions.


  • Answer all incoming calls to resolve driver, sales representative and customer issues as needed.Communicate with drivers any updates to their routes.

  • Utilize software (MS Excel, Omnitracs, Tandem, Kronos,etc) to create, update, and communicate various reports and files for proper transportation functioning. Examplesinclude attendance, DVIRs,backhaul spreadsheets, delivery window dispatch, driver key log, trailer temp log, transportation route update, network update, and other transportation metrics.

  • Complete the damages and shorts process by notifying vendors and drivers to find a resolution. Complete associated paperwork involvedin damages and shorts.

  • Support in training and developing junior clerical teammates.

  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Backhaul and Logistics:

  • Communicate key information to the proper recipient to support backhaul and transportation operations (including, but not limited to, the arrival of backhauls, daily dispatch information, backhaul scheduling/rescheduling, service updates to Omnitracs, abnormalities/delivery issues, etc).

  • Coordinate logistics by scheduling pick up appointments for backhaul orders and vendors for the division. Optimize the pick-up and delivery of all inbound backhauls considering all restrictions while minimizing cost and ensuring compliance. Complete all necessary paperwork for proper logistics functioning and communicate backhaul and logistic information when necessary.

  • Research new backhaul opportunities with buyers and replenishment managers to maximize efficiency in the division.

  • Other duties as assigned by manager.


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  • Internal:Operations, transportation, warehouse personnel, drivers

  • External:Vendors


  • The work will take place at a desk in an office environment but may occasionally require work in normal warehouse environments including cooler and freezer areas where temperatures may be as low as -5 degrees.


Related Experience/Requirements:

  • Minimum three years of experience in warehouse administrative or clerical position. Prior logistics, transportation, and/or warehouse experience required.


  • Excellent communication both verbally and in writing.

  • Excellent telephone and customer service ability.

  • Ability to manage multiple functions in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong math, analytical, and organizational skills with high attention to detail.

  • Intermediate computer skills withproficiency in programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

  • Problem solving and critical thinking abilities to independently solve problems of intermediate scope.

  • Strong teamwork skills with the ability to support others in the department and division.


  • High school diploma or GED/equivalent required.


  • Knowledge of DOT Hours of Service Regulations.

  • Knowledge of our geographic delivery area.


  • Experience with Omnitracs, Tandem, Kronos, XATA, Manhattan, PowerDock, Airclic preferred.


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US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

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US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 855-873-2468. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.