Job description


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


Department: Logistics
Post End Date:
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Transportation Manager
Position Supervises: Multiple Transportation Providers
Pay Level: 5 (Depending on experience)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Direct and coordinate activities of third party vendors
Responsible for the day to day operation of the Transportation Department
Understands total distribution, transportation and store operations, with an emphasis on carrier supply chain programs to provide lower cost of product.
Essential Job Functions:

Maintain on-time deliveries.
Coordinate with other DTC departments to coordinate schedules and deliveries
Identify and address transportation/service opportunities in a timely fashion.
Update equipment activity and yard control system.
Communicate with the associated departments to schedule deliveries, equipment, and back hauls, and deal with associated problems.
Communicate with the stores to solve delivery problems.
Maintain record of mileage, fuel used, repairs made, and other expenses
Establish delivery routes
Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; completes performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Minimum Position Qualifications:

Excellent analytical costing and communication skills.
4-5 years logistics experience
Comparable position or experience
Negotiation skills
Excellent teambuilding skills
Desired Previous Job Experience

Bachelor's degree preferred
Education Level: Other
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: Any; General Office- Cincinnati; Mid-Atlantic; Midwest; Mountain; South; West

Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.
Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.
 Posting Notes:  TX || Houston || 701 Gellhorn Ave. || 77029 || Kroger Logistics || None || Distribution; Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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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