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Logistics Clerk



Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,500 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!


6175 Technology Parkway - Midland, Georgia 31820

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This role is responsible to support the logistics department to include scheduling appointments, monitoring order changes and communicating such in a timely manner and generating reports as required.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Schedule required transportation pick-up/delivery appointments (i.e., backhauls) with vendors and enter required information into the traffic/logistics system(s).

  • Ensure timely communication via phone or email as appropriate.

  • Monitor order changes and the impact on the load status, which include but are not limited to modifications, cancellations, etc.

  • Ensure timely communication of any changes.

  • Work with the various departments (i.e., transportation, warehouse, buyers) and external vendors regarding backhauls and delivery appointments.

  • Generate and distribute assigned reports, which can include but are not limited to: department and/or vendor performance reports, appointment and order reports, etc.

  • Ensure adherence to company safety and sanitation policies and procedures, as well as all DOT rules and regulations.

  • Assist the drivers with questions or issues related to delivery appointments.

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • College degree or college course work in Business Administration, Human Resources or related area preferred.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills and customer service skills; ability to interact with associates at all levels.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be detail-oriented, organized and able to prioritize and multi-task.

  • Working knowledge of logistics operations.

  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel and Word).

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

May be required to lift and/or move 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a typical office environment and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. Temperatures may vary for those subject to any of the following areas: computer/server room, print shop, production area). The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate but may be high in distribution settings. Travel requirements vary by assignment.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.