Distribution Manager

Lee Enterprises Inc   Racine, WI   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 24, 2022
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Distribution Manager

The Distribution Manager supports the company's overall objectives by planning, directing, and controlling the distribution and service of all products. The Distribution Manager also analyzes area operations from a circulation perspective to ensure consistency with daily and long range planning efforts. This position is responsible for carrier payables, administration, recruiting and advising independent contractors.

  • Work directly with independent contractors to ensure the daily effective, efficient and timely delivery of newspapers and other related materials.
  • Resolve service and interpersonal issues through personal contact with customers, carriers, and supervisors.
  • Recruit, screen, select, contract, advice and terminate contracts, when necessary, of independent contract carriers.
  • Maintain responsibility for the opening and closing procedures and operations of the distribution center, route management, and the proper distribution of all newspapers, inserts and other related materials to the contract carriers.
  • Analyze, process and distribute carrier and district mail and reports.
  • Prepare and submit department reports and paperwork in a timely manner using Microsoft Word/Excel programs.
  • Ensure all routes are covered.
  • Evaluate routes to determine rate and number of subscribers.
  • Analyze, design and implement formation of routes on an ongoing basis. The objective being to meet service criteria in the most cost effective manner.
  • Administer all single copy sales procedures, including collection of company revenue generated from sales.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent. Some college preferred but not required.
  • Newspaper Circulation or delivery experience preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License and satisfactory motor vehicle report.
This is a full-time position that offers a competitive salary, benefit package and commission opportunities.

Applications will be accepted online at www.journaltimes.com/workhere. Please attach a resume to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer