Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Nashville


Department: LOG ASP
Post End Date:
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Transportation Center Supervisor, Logistics
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level: 14
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Position Summary:

Tender loads to carriers and ensure on-time delivery of product. Effectively communicate with various customers such as procurement, manufacturing, suppliers, shipping & receiving, carriers and the Kroger Distribution Centers. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

Tender freight orders to preferred company carriers
Monitor inbound TMS systems to ensure carrier acceptance and rating of shipments
Assist Transportation Supervisor in procuring freight, identifying transportation requirements and making carrier selection.
Audit freight payment process for accuracy and timeliness through current freight payment systems.
Prepare financial performance reports weekly, at period end and quarter close related to Kroger managed freight.
Communicate regularly with various customers such as procurement, manufacturing, suppliers, shipping & receiving, carriers and the Kroger Distribution Centers.
Plan and schedule fleet pickups at vendor locations.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:

Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Good listening, organizational, and time management skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience in handling and prioritizing multiple tasks.
Ability to work off scheduled hours inclusive of weekends, nights, and holidays.
Desired Previous Job Experience

Experience in distribution shipping/receiving, general freight hauling, direct store delivery or backhaul transportation operations.
Proficient in transportation management systems (TMS), specific to Manhattan, One Network and i-Trade, procurement applications, and Kroger Web applications.
Experience in a Customer Service problem resolution role.

Leadership 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.


Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Regions: South


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

About the company

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit

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