Perdue Farms, Inc. Transportation Coordinator in Salisbury, Maryland
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
Position dispatches shipments to fleet drivers and carriers using company software. Transportation Coordinator communicates and advocates daily with the driver and assists with maintaining driver safety compliance eligibility.
Hours of Work: Day Shift
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Perform daily dispatch function to maintain route compliance and maximize driver weekly shipments and miles.
Coordinate internal and external customer backhauls.
Communicate to internal and external customer to include answering driver daily calls and messaging.
Assist with maintaining driver safety compliance eligibility; scheduling random DOT drug test, DOT physicals, Electronic Logs, and equipment PMs.
Other duties as assigned.
High school graduate.
2-3 years’ experience in transportation or related field. Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Strong systems aptitude and must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications with an emphasis on Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Understanding of Transportation Operations and Supply Chain Management.
College degree in a related field preferred. Experience may substitute for education.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.