United Natural Foods Route Planner I in Providence, Rhode Island
Route Planner I
United States of America, Rhode Island, Providence
Logistics / Warehouse Operations
Post Date Oct 13, 2021
Requisition # 136109
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Drive delivery efficiencies using routing software to optimize fleet utilization and cost. Provide exceptional customer service through planning optimal routes and meeting customer commitments.
Responsible for efficient processing of daily routes and special deliveries for regional DC’s utilizing RoadNet
Maintain daily routing processes and procedures.
Validates all orders drop into RoadNet
Analyzes routes for efficiencies
Review routes for max cube and potential route reductions
Plan backhauls in most efficient manner and communicate them with DC
Ensure all routing is DOT compliant
Releases routes to warehouse for batching
Perform to expected level of router KPI’s to be determined by Management
Additional work as assigned.
Education/ Certifications: (Required & Preferred)
Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent related experience.
2 related experience.
Transportation experience preferred
Understanding of DOT hours of service guidelines
Strong knowledge of geography
Understands procedures in other areas of the transportation department for a more global comprehension of all processes
Competent in Microsoft Office
Capability to meet deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/ DEMANDS:
Some travel may be required
Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment
Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal workday
Stooping, bending, twisting and reaching may be required in completion of job duties
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
- Schedule: Full-time