ESSENDANT Inc. is a leading national wholesale distributor of business products. We strive for more than just success— we believe in building partnerships that transcend with our internal and external customers. Our business wouldn’t be thriving without our hardworking employees. If you have a passion to strive for more, ability to generate ideas, and want to grow your career— we motivate you to join our organization. We encourage our employees to utilize internal relations: team support, training, and mentoring. We value and appreciate our employees. We are one team. We are Essendant.
+ Ensures that all orders are accurately and efficiently delivered in compliance with specified customer instructions and company policy.
+ Assists the Transportation Manager/Supervisor by coordinating and monitoring freight delivery, ensuring compliance with safety standards, delegating delivery tasks, training and providing available tools in order to meet or exceed productivity and quality goals and objectives.
+ Supports Company/facility initiatives in daily actions and decisions.
+ Loads product onto truck at the Distribution Center and prepares for delivery. May be required to use power equipment, such as a forklift or pallet jack, to load the truck.
+ Performs pre-trip check of vehicles, trailers and cargo to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order, cargo is undamaged and all load-related documentation is complete and accurate.
+ Delivers product from the Distribution Center to the customers location, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and roads in the area.
+ Unloads product from truck to customers dock, inspecting cargo and completing required documentation.
+ Performs all job responsibilities in adherence with established Company driving policies and procedures. Remains compliant with company, state and federal testing and licensing requirements, submitting proof as requested.
+ Reports vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations or damage to vehicles as required per Company policies and procedures.
+ Understands and demonstrates Essendants Core Values.
+ Performs other duties as assigned.
+ Ability to lead and train drivers on policies and procedures.
+ Proficiency in the usage of the Fleet Management System in order to monitor driver E logs.
+ Proficiency in Excel spreadsheets.
+ CDL license required Class A.
+ Ability to perform tasks of the function within established safe driving guidelines.
+ Ability to use equipment such as forklift and pallet jack to load trucks, and remain certified to operate all such equipment.
+ Hazmat training for hauling hazardous materials may be required.
+ Ability to lift heavy boxes and crates.
+ Ability to climb and maneuver in tight spaces.
At Essendant Inc., it is our intention to be the fastest and most convenient solution for workplace essentials. To do this, we need exceptionally talented, bright, innovative and driven employees. If you would like to be part of the team that helps unlock the potential of our customer-partners and those they serve, this is your chance to be involved. Essendant Inc. is a leading national wholesale distributor of workplace essentials, with consolidated net sales of $5.3 billion. Essendant stocks a broad assortment of over 160,000 products, including technology products, traditional office products, office furniture, janitorial and breakroom supplies, industrial supplies, and automotive aftermarket tools and equipment.
We offer an exciting and challenging environment that encourages independent thinking, problem solving, and growth. We believe in giving back to our communities as well as others in need. We embrace diversity and believe our employees create a sustainable competitive advantage. We adhere to the high standards of Our Guiding Actions and Our Values.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information.QualificationsRequired years: Minimum five (5) years of experience driving heavy box trucks and/or tractor trailers required.Preferred5Licenses & CertificationsRequiredPreferred
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