Dole Packaged Foods

Transportation & Warehouse Operations Planner

Job Location US-CA-Atwater
Logistics/Supply Chain
Regular Full-Time


Maintain drayage and frozen inland freight flow through California Oakland Port. Direct inbound diversions based upon space constraints and production forecasts. Oversee outside warehouse transactions within California and follow proper track and trace procedures for maintenance of WIP accounts. Work ahead of capacity constrictions and mitigate high cost delays at port. Assist in coverage throughout the logistics department when needed and in completing period close responsibilities.    


  • Coordinate the transload process, avoiding demurrage and other extra cost related to the ports and ensure the timely execution on the outbound shipments is tied to the transload shipment.
  • Work closely with drayage carriers on forecasted demands
  • Coordinate and mitigate drayage needs product flowing through the Oakland Port
  • Enter Stock Transfer Orders for movements between CA warehouse locations
  • Monitor ingredient items and maintain proper stock levels while mitigating storage concerns & inbound inventory flows
  • Maintain warehouse inventory movement documentation
  • Coordinate systematical transactions for Outside Warehouse movements
  • Every Dole Period reconcile overflow warehouse inventories by Monday of the third week of each Period.
  • Validate and track invoices from 3rd party overflow groups are timely received and processed for payment.  If not, then advise manager to accrue for the cost.
  • Assist with job duties as requested by manager
  • Maintain overflow movements and direct flow of WIP inventories
  • Follow safety procedures and company policies
  • Other duties that are reasonably associated with the above essential functions of the job


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word/Excel
  • Intermediate experience with SAP
  • 2-3 years’ experience working with drayage
  • Proficient mathematical aptitude
  • 3-5 years of logistics experience, order processing methods and inventory control systems

Supervisory Duties: 

  • May on occasion be asked to direct the workflow of other Outside Inventory/Traffic Clerks

 Work Environment:

  • Office environment in an industrial plant with related noise and temperatures. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Be able to work on computer 8 +/- hours a day.
  • Must be able to climb stairs.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
  • Requires climbing, standing, stooping, twisting, lifting, and other physical movements to perform job.


Employment is contingent upon drug screen, background verification and skills test required for some positions.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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