Southwest Traders, Inc.

Southwest Traders, Inc. Providing World Class Distribution Solutions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvtrLMcBFeY

Since 1977, Southwest Traders has provided customer product distribution to literally thousands of independant operators as well as regional and national food chain accounts. Southwest Traders specializes in quick serve restaurants and our strengths are in the yogurt, ice cream, juice and smoothie bars and coffee segments of the industry. Our ever-increasing direct distribution area currently cove

rs 20 western states. Because of our diverse dry, fresh, frozen and -20 degree capabilities, we provide an enormous time savings, along with the convenience of a "one-stop shop and delivery service." Southwest Traders offers the benefits of working with one supplier for all your business needs, which in turn, provides our customers with the valuable time to grow their business. The continued loyalty and satisfaction of our customer base has allowed us to equip our facility with a state-of-the-art distribution system. Our deliveries are tracked by a global positioning system (GPS) with real-time communication and becasue we maintain four different temperature zones in our warehouses and in our delivery trucks we can ensure that our customers receive quality products at their ideal temperature. We have redesigned our internal operation to achieve high goals for our fill-rates, along with a growing staff of sales and customer service professionals to assist in both answering questions and providing our customers with important product and service information aimed at growing their business. Our strive for perfection both internally and externally has proudly earned Southwest Traders, Inc. the 1999 Ernst & Young Entrepeneur of the Year award for the distribution industry.

12/21/2022
11/09/2021

Southwest Traders in Temecula is currently hiring Class A Route Delivery Drivers.

Come and apply today! Walk ins welcome, Monday through Friday between 9:00am - 4:00pm, 27565 Diaz Rd in Temecula.

10/31/2021

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

· Unloading and delivery of frozen, chilled and dry food products to customer locations within assigned route

· Stock and or place products on customers’ shelves or another designed location when applicable

· Perform Pre & Post trip inspections and maintain proper cold environment within delivery trailer

10/31/2021

The ability to perform cycle counts as directed in order to maintain inventory accuracy

Complete work orders as assigned

Accurately maintain inventory records and files

Prepare, maintain, and publish monthly record of cycle counts

Assist in determining reasons for inaccuracies as they occur and recommend methods to prevent future inventory discrepancies

10/31/2021

Come and apply today. Walk ins welcome Monday through Friday between 9:00am - 4:00pm, 4747 Frontier Ave in Stockton.

CDL A (Preferred)

· Backing trailers into dock doors and around the yard

· Maintain and repair reasonable damage to trailers. Notify management of outside sourcing for repairs not capable at the yard

· Safely secure trailers in assigned areas

· Maintain cleanliness of yard

· Serve as back up driver when necessary

10/05/2021

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

· Unloading and delivery of frozen, chilled and dry food products to customer locations within assigned route

· Stock and or place products on customers’ shelves or another designed location when applicable

· Perform Pre & Post trip inspections and maintain proper cold environment within delivery trailer

10/05/2021

Select and itemize pallets of product according to company specifications

Wrap, tag and secure pallets properly

Operate forklift equipment including electric pallet jacks, reach lifts, order pickers, turret trucks and battery changing machinery

Sustain the standard pick-rate as well as fill-rate while working safely in a fast paced environment

Load pallets in accurate sequence into delivery trucks

10/05/2021

Select and itemize pallets of product according to company specifications

Wrap, tag and secure pallets properly

Operate forklift equipment including electric pallet jacks, reach lifts, order pickers, turret trucks and battery changing machinery

Sustain the standard pick-rate as well as fill-rate while working safely in a fast paced environment

Load pallets in accurate sequence into delivery trucks

10/05/2021

· Providing support to your driver for the Delivery of frozen, chilled and dry food products to customer locations within assigned route

· Help stock product on customers’ shelves when applicable

· Help to organize end-of-day paperwork for office administration

· Learn how to maintain proper cold environment within delivery trailer

· Follow direction from your driver and perform other duties that are necessary when assigned

10/05/2021

· Checking incoming merchandise against invoices or orders to spot quantity discrepancies and damaged goods and inspect the quality and condition of the merchandise received

· Moving product to correct storage areas

· Keep supervisor informed of inventory levels and product requirements

· Ability to accurately determine the difference between similar products

· Keep warehouse in neat, orderly condition at all times

10/05/2021

Open Interviews!
Walk Ins Welcome - 4747 Frontier Way in Stockton - Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Work weekends
Several shifts available - (possible overtime)
Must be flexible with schedule
$17.50 hr plus incentive pay for performance (up to $27 hr)
RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is responsible for successfully moving products, supplies and finished goods through the facility, including loading food product into delivery trucks. Selectors will utilize forklift equipment to select and build pallets of product based on the labels they are given, while maintaining a high standard of efficiency and accuracy. Work environments vary depending on position and include but are not limited to dry, cooler and frozen room temperatures.

09/05/2021

Local Temecula family owned, driver family business with high retention

Industrial athletes wanted – must enjoy physical work – 10-15 stops with 25k-35k lbs.

New tractors and trailers, lift gates, electric pallets jacks

Great benefits – Health, dental and vision insurance on day 1, 401k, 401k match, safe driving cash awards, safety incentive and weekly, monthly peer recognition, annual employee of the year award with exciting gifts and prizes.

70-90k per year depending on bid package

Dispatch time approximately 6:30pm - home daily

09/05/2021

CDL A (Preferred)

· Backing trailers into dock doors and around the yard

· Maintain and repair reasonable damage to trailers. Notify management of outside sourcing for repairs not capable at the yard

· Safely secure trailers in assigned areas

· Maintain cleanliness of yard

· Serve as back up driver when necessary

Selecting with a smile!Preparing orders for delivery from our Stockton Distribution Center
07/30/2021

Selecting with a smile!
Preparing orders for delivery from our Stockton Distribution Center

On our way to make deliveries to the best customers in Northern California😀
07/29/2021

On our way to make deliveries to the best customers in Northern California
😀

07/20/2021

Hiring now! Please call to set up an interview - 951-676-1922

*Schedule is Monday through Friday- 12:00pm start time
*4 10 hour days, working 1 weekend day
*Must be able to work overtime
*Will be required to work in Freezer for a period of time
*Must pass drug screen
Checking incoming merchandise against invoices or orders to spot quantity discrepancies and damaged goods and inspect the quality and condition of the merchandise received

· Moving product to correct storage areas

· Keep supervisor informed of inventory levels and product requirements

· Ability to accurately determine the difference between similar products

· Keep warehouse in neat, orderly condition at all times

07/20/2021

Perform general supervision of the daily operations of the transportation department, including the supervision of team members. 40%

· Problem solving to include team member development and coaching. Measure and analyze key performance indicators. 20%

· Team member selection, hiring, training, counseling, development, coaching, reviews, retention, scheduling & termination. 10%

· Schedules drivers, arranges routes, and allocates vehicles for deliveries. 10%

· Monitors, schedules, coordinate maintenance, repairs, fueling and specialty needs. 10%

· Communicates with customers in regards to operating schedules and delivery problems. 10%

07/20/2021

Work a flexible schedule including night, holidays and weekends

Provide drivers with necessary paperwork (manifests, bill packets, hazmat paperwork, etc.)

Interact with drivers, providing them with daily necessities (i.e. communications and documents) pertaining to driver logs, DOT physicals, drug screens, etc.

Communicate with supervisors, planners and customer service to coordinate projections and movement of trailers and freight

Monitor progress of shipments; ensure cut-times and appointment compliance; notify management and/or customers of any delays

Verify and complete required documentation and reports; perform administrative functions as required

Communicate with Account Executives/Manager, as required, to ensure customers and company's needs are met

07/20/2021

Scope of Work: Includes, but is not limited to:

· Hands-on daily supervision support for shipping team in a 30K square foot Food Service Distribution Center.

· Support and communicate goals; team objectives and priorities.

· Help lead a team with the processing of orders and loading of trucks within time constraints.

· Focus on error reductions with the shipping team.

· Conduct daily stretch and flex, enforcing all GMP, and safety Policies and Procedures.

· Oversee the PM receiving and drop and fills ensuring all paperwork is turned in and completed timely.

· Oversee all aspects of shipping picking (in sequence NO bulk picking and not circumventing the WMS system), stacking (pallets built in reverse stop sequence for driver delivery), and loading.

· Ensure all employees are operating powered equipment per MFG instructions and or training.

07/20/2021

Small electrical job tasks (wiring, electrical outlets, some lighting fixtures)

MHE (material handling equipment) – water batteries, maintain cleanliness, paint (if necessary)

Interior / Exterior duties (power washing, empty receptacles, painting, weather-stripping, etc.)

Forklift operation to stack & load empty pallets for pickup.

HVAC (clean large overhead evaporators)

Dock doors (maintain proper operation, replace dock lightbulbs, etc.)

Dock pits (power wash quarterly)

Document completion of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, & annual tasks

07/20/2021

Schedule is Sunday through Thursday - 5:00am - 3:30pm

· Perform general supervision of the daily operations of the warehouse, including the supervision of team members and ensuring the proper handling of food products and their temperature regulation. 40%

· Train, supervise and instruct employees on safety awareness and correct use of industrial equipment. 10%

· Problem solving to include team member development and coaching. Measure and analyze key performance indicators; fill-rate, perfect order and productivity reports. 25%

· Engage in special assignments that support the companies’ ability to achieve "Superior" ratings for any regulatory facility inspections, ( NSF, State Health, OSHA, FDA etc.) 10%

· Team member selection, hiring, training, counseling, reviews, retention & termination of team members. Safety training, Labor planning and scheduling, Facility and equipment maintenance. 10%

· Maintain accurate inventory counts by providing administrative support as needed. 5%

07/15/2021

Now Hiring!

Check out all our open positions and come join our team

20 Southwest Traders jobs available on Indeed.com. Apply to Route Driver, Order Picker, Transportation Supervisor and more!

Southwest Traders Product Show is a two-day event being held on Thursday, October 28th 2021 from 10:00am - 4:00pm & Frid...
07/12/2021

Southwest Traders Product Show is a two-day event being held on Thursday, October 28th 2021 from 10:00am - 4:00pm & Friday, October 29th 2021 from 9:00am - 3:00pm PST at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California.

Please use this link to register.

Southwest Traders Product Show is a two-day event being held on Thursday, October 28th 2021 from 10:00am - 4:00pm & Friday, October 29th 2021 from 9:00am - 3:00pm PST at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. Please use the links above to register.

07/12/2021

· Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment.

· Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes.

· Deliver or route materials, using work devices such as hand truck, pallet jack, forklift, etc.

07/12/2021

Earn up to $28 per hour with incentive pay.
Work schedule is 4 10 hour days.

Select and itemize pallets of product according to company specifications

Wrap, tag and secure pallets properly

Operate forklift equipment including electric pallet jacks, reach lifts, order pickers, turret trucks and battery changing machinery

Sustain the standard pick-rate as well as fill-rate while working safely in a fast paced environment

Load pallets in accurate sequence into delivery trucks

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27565 Diaz Road
Temecula, CA
92590

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