Distribution Center Inbound Transportation Coordinator

The TJX Companies Inc
Published
September 29, 2021
Location
San Antonio, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Come to work and be ready to think on your feet, grow your skills, and embrace the many opportunities. Our Distribution Centers are the key to getting new products out to TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. To keep up with our ever-changing inventory, we stay nimble and adaptable. No day is the same, and that’s just how we like it. Every shift is a new opportunity to Discover Different - and support each other along the way.

JOB SUMMARY

Supports the Transportation Supervisors/Managers by informing Supervisors/Managers of all situations that pertain to Transportation.

Provides daily guidance and/or training in the activities of peer Transportation Coordinators when applicable.

Interfaces directly with Distribution Center and Transportation Companies to provide a timely flow of merchandise into our Distribution Center.

Interfaces directly with Stores, Distribution Centers, Service Centers whether operated by TJX or a third party and other third party transportation companies to provide a timely flow if merchandise into our stores while working to maintain the lowest possible transportation cost.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Major Areas of Responsibility

Provides guidance and/or training to other peer Transportation Coordinators when applicable.

Assists in conducting audits.

Follows Best Practices.

Reports and notifies appropriate personnel during an emergency, carrying out best practices, pre-planned and/or necessary procedures.

Maintains shipping schedules and prepares other reports as necessary.

Ensures all paperwork is properly completed.

Prepares and maintains all inbound claims paperwork and sends to Home Office.

Creates daily delivery schedule based on volume, obtains maximum savings by splitting or combining loads without affecting service to the stores.

Supports Stores, Distribution Center, Loss Prevention and Transportation vendors / companies through timely communication.

Monitors and communicates with transportation vendors to ensure performance compliance and problem resolution are maintained.

Monitors and communicates detention records with transportation vendors and Distribution Management/Finance Management

Creates and monitors cross dock schedule.

Creates and schedules all inbound appointments.

Monitors SCAN and advises Distribution Center of volume and aging.

Notifies Home Office Transportation of all Trailers not in SCAN.

Reconciles daily trailers in yard and any off site yard to verify status.

Accounts for and inputs all inbound freight bills.

Monitors and updates cross-dock reports daily.

Creates and sends all exception reports, empty trailer and container reports to carriers.

Generates and issues all reports, logs and other written communication.

Performs other post and duties as required or directed.

Participates in special projects as assigned.

Come Discover Different at TJX - we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. We move a lot of inventory - at all times of the day - and that takes working, learning, and growing together. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit team in our Distribution Centers.

As you think about where to work, know that we take care of our people. We offer competitive pay and great benefits. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

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