US Foods Router - Intermediate in Jackson, Mississippi

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

The primary function of this position is to schedule and sequence routes in a timely, accurate and efficient manner using computerized programs.


Utilizing specified software, route trucks by matching customer orders to appropriate loads assigned to trucks.

Utilizing specified software, balance loads per trailer by size and weight of product and pallets to be loaded.

Build cost effective routes while maintaining customer needs.

Work closely with Sales and Warehouse Departments to determine delivery feasibility

Prepare various reports on a daily basis, i.e. route changes request, sequence change requests, new customer request, etc.

Maintains routing software system parameters (RoadNet and Mainframe)

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status


Education/Training : High School Diploma/GED preferred; however, must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations.

Related Experience : A minimum of two years in related environment

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :

Computer skills - data entry, general report generation, spreadsheet design, data manipulation, mainframe downloads

Read, write and understand English.

Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply and divide)

Possess ability to resolve a variety of issues of fairly non-routine nature with some independence

Ability to comply with established safety standards

Ability to work scheduled hours and any required overtime.

Primary Location: Jackson-MS

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Dispatch/Routing

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No