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Transportation Manager

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The Kroger Co.

Memphis, TN

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Department: DLTDC ManagementPost End Date: Position Type:\u00a0EmployeePosition Reports To: Senior Operations ManagerPosition Supervises: ShippingPay Level: 8FLSA Status: Exempt\u00a0\u00a0 Position Summary: Position is responsible for providing oversight and leadership for the efficient, cost-effective transport of product from Distribution warehouse to Kroger stores in a multi-state region. Incumbent serves as the sites Contact/Liaison with outside carriers on transportation and delivery concerns. Transportation Manager partners with the Outside Storage Manager on shipment and transport issues supporting the seasonal promotional business. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety. Essential Job Functions: Oversight of transportation of product from distribution centers to stores resulting in cost-effective deliveries and precise delivery times. Oversight of outbound deliveries and inbound freight coordination. Oversees transportation budgets and expenses; monitors invoices; works with Shipping & Receiving to ensure proper claim processing and resolution. Works to achieve goal of lowest cost, most effective mode of transportation. Ongoing communication with external carriers to resolve issues, respond to emergency and changing situations to guarantee deliveries to customers. Analyzes report data to measure transportation performance from cost-effectiveness and delivery efficiency standpoint. Communication with fellow Managers and Supervisors to address and resolve transportation issues. Assists with the scheduling, receipt and delivery of the seasonal promotions business. Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports. Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. Minimum Position Qualifications: 4 years of experience in Transportation and Logistics Strong analytical and problem solving skills Strong communication skills both verbal and written Accuracy and attention to detail Organize and prioritize a variety of tasks and projects Highly motivated, energetic, strong sense of urgency to meet goals and deadlines Proficiency in computer software and systems Desired Previous Job Experience Supervisory/managerial experience within a distribution/logistics environment Expertise in Shipping, Receiving and Inventory in addition to require Transportation expertise Experience within a food distribution environment preferred Knowledge/understanding of DOT regulations and requirements \u00a0Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.\u00a0Education Level:\u00a0Associates DesiredRequired Travel:\u00a0NoneRequired Certifications/Licenses:\u00a0NoneRegions:\u00a0SouthStates: Alabama; Alaska; American Samoa; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Federated States of Micronesia; Florida; Georgia; Guam; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Marshall Islands; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Northern Mariana Islands; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Palau; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virgin Islands; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; WyomingKeywords: Transportation Manager, Logistics Transportation Manager\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 Additional Info Job Industries Retail

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The Kroger Co.
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In 1883, Barney Kroger invested his life savings of $372 to open a grocery store at 66 Pearl Street in downtown Cincinnati. The son of a merchant, he ran his business with a simple motto: “Be particular. Never sell anything you would not want yourself.”

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