Backhaul Planner-Analyst 90% Remote

The SYGMA Network

Date: 1 week ago
City: Dublin, OH
Contract type: Full time
The SYGMA Network

US3084 The SYGMA Network, Inc

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Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



The SYGMA Logistics Supervisor has direct oversight of all inbound logistical functions executed within the SYGMA central office. This position supervises Logistics Planners and Backhaul Planners. A substantial part of the day is spent on key entry. Minimal travel may be required by air and personal vehicle


  • Supervise all planning activities associated with an annualized freight spend of roughly $60,000,000 executed within SYGMA's AS 400 and SYSCO's TMS Manhattan system.

  • Supervise backhaul planning regions to drive revenue, reduce cost, and onboard profitable freight programs.

  • Maintain direct oversight of expedited freight activities within the network while keeping a balance of both cost and service.

  • Perform direct oversight of SYGMA backhaul/line-haul activities controlled at the central office.

  • Work with SYGMA inventory control to resolve service concerns related to centralized freight.

  • Continuously analyze inbound freight network for conversion opportunities via SYGMA's fleet

  • Run system reports and publish both weekly and monthly metrics to track financials associated with centralized freight activities.

  • Manage all customer-generated freight RFP's (Request for Proposal) for potential growth.

  • Identify and reach out to outside the network shippers for opportunities to reduce total empty miles.

  • Provide for centrally planned DC's (distribution center).

  • Develop managed associates abilities through the SYSCO CMP (congestion management process).

  • Complete projects as assigned by the Manager, Backhaul Planning.



  • High School diploma is required

  • Four-year degree with a specialization in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management and Logistics or related field is preferred


  • 5 years' experience in the foodservice logistics field is required

  • 2-3 years of experience in supply chain, logistics or operations

  • 2 years of supervisory experience

Professional Skills

  • Strong analytical and reasoning ability

  • Strong mathematical ability

  • Well- developed oral and written communication skills; must be able to communicate clearly with employees and outside business contacts

  • Must have a good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office package with intermediate Excel skills

Physical Demands

  • Work is sedentary

Mental/Visual Demands

  • Must be able to read at distances close to the eyes, with or without correction

Working Conditions

  • Office environment

Equipment Operated

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, A/S 400.

License or Certification

  • Valid driver's license and certificate of auto insurance as defined in Company Policy.


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

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