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

About Our Company

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

Account for customer orders- spanning multiple distribution points and delivery regions- by creating the best possible routing solution to facilitate the efficient and timely delivery of customer orders at the lowest possible cost to our company. Daily variables such as weather, customer requests, and operational demands must be understood and manually incorporated into the final routing solution. While the financial impact of a router’s work is dependent on their assigned billings, their solutions directly impact the P&L. The average router has influence on nearly $7 million in annual transportation expense.

Job Description

1.

Create preliminary routing solutions for customer orders as dictated by the billing schedule using route planning software. This may include multiple billings that span multiple distribution points and/or delivery regions.

2.

Manually manipulate the route planning software’s solution to optimize results by consolidating loads, re-sequencing stops, and/or holding small/unscheduled orders to later billing cycles.

3.

Incorporate multiple customer requests within the routing solution, utilizing the most cost efficient avenue.May include off-schedule deliveries, non-standard delivery times, first or last stop delivery requirements, etc.Communicate the plan of action to internal stakeholders, while capturing any incremental expense via the preferred method.

4.

Finalize routing solutions within the established systematic framework and distribute reports necessary to downstream operational partners (warehouse, dispatch, etc.). The router is responsible for understanding and making these final decisions based on customer agreements, warehouse production rates, and fleet staffing.

Miscellaneous Assignments- including, but not limited to:

  • Must understand fleet expenses to ensure profitability.

  • Communicate with fleet to determine if staffing/equipment levels allow for the additional workload.

  • Schedule store clean out requests

  • Attend to Salesforce requests

  • Applicable tasks in Manhattan

  • Internal and External reporting

  • Analysis of daily and/or weekly routing solutions to point out possible inefficiencies

  • Set-up and maintenance of skeleton route groups in routing package

Travel to facilities to grow inter-company relations and bridge gaps in the Routing/warehouse/dispatch communications

Qualifications

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

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.

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