C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Transportation Rep III in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Transportation Representative , you willoordinate and execute timely tendering of freight while managing capacities and on time pick up/delivery with a focus on revenue and expense. This position requires development and maintenance of strong working relationships with manufacturers, buyers, carriers and dispatchers, as well as internal teams.


  • Control and allocate carrier resources to pick up and deliver freight in the most cost effective manner while maintaining service expectations.

  • Coordinate execution of deliveries and provide status updates to internal/external partners through a variety of mediums including the Transportation Management System (TMS).

  • Facilitate communication and build strong working relationships among the operations, carriers, customer service, procurement, manufacturers and other ES3 team members.

  • Facilitate carrier conversations to set expectations on service, capacity, communication and rates.

  • Complete manufacturer and lane analysis, with an understanding of the revenue and expense components, providing recommendations for improvement; some negotiation and execution of changes will occur.

  • Maintain data integrity of facilities, update rating and routing lanes, and other administrative tasks as needed.

  • Various carrier related tasks and projects as assigned

  • Attend weekly meetings, participate in conference call


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Three or more years' experience in a transportation or warehousing environment

  • Basic record-keeping techniques

  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy

  • DOT and OSHA regulations

  • Telephone techniques and etiquette

  • Perform dispatching and clerical support duties for assigned department

  • Professional writtenand verbal communication skills; Able to speak clearly and distinctly

  • Understand and follow oral and written directions

  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

  • Operate standard office equipment

  • Physical Demands:

  • Continuously – Stand, sit and/or walk; communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing

  • Frequently – Bending, squatting, crawling, climbing and reaching.

  • Occasionally – Lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 25 pounds; work around moving vehicles and/or MHE

Requisition ID 6526

Job Locations US-NH-Keene

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Transportation

Posted Date 5/5/2017