Performance Food Group Dedicated Backhaul Driver- Cairo in Cairo, Georgia

Posting Title:

Dedicated Backhaul Driver- Cairo

Job Description:

The primary function of this position is to drive a tractor-trailer (day cab/sleeper), tandem trailer and/ or straight trucks on intrastate and/or interstate routes to pick up Logistics' loads and/or other related food and non-food product loads.

The Dedicated Bakhaul Driver then delivers the assigned loads back to PFG warehouse locations for receiving into inventory.

The Dedicated Backhaul Driver is responsible for timely pick-ups and ensuring the right product is received and loaded.

The Dedicated Backhaul Driver must perform all duties in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, observing all Company safety regulations and ensuring all quality standards are met.

The Dedicated Backhaul Driver position is a dedicated Logistics or Procurement department role usually reporting to a Logistics Manager/Supervisor.

The work schedule may be local and/or over-the-road, i.



The Dedicated Backhaul Driver may be required to run a delivery route per business needs.

The position will perform other duties as assigned per business need.

Perform all duties in accordance with DOT regulations and Company health and safety policies.

Perform appropriate load and paperwork inspections including but not limited to product counts, invoices of products that have been loaded, quality checks and other related items as required.

Check and complete in an accurate and legible fashion all the required paper work associated with backhaul operations.

Drive to assigned supplier/vendor and/or PFG warehouse locations according to a predetermined route and delivery schedule.

The schedule and route types may be local and/or over-the-road, i.



Over-the-road schedule length will vary based on the location's business needs.

Routinely check in with direct supervisor to confirm route, load and schedule.

Advise direct supervisor of load drop-off/pick-up issues, schedule changes and other related information.

At the end of the shift secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork.

Courteous and professional behavior must be observed in all situations.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Location:

Cairo, Georgia (GA)


2nd Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the \"Company\") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy ; (2) the \"EEO is the Law\" poster and supplement ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent

1 - 2 Years experience with Commercial Driver's License (CDL) A;

Meet the medical requirements of the DOT; commercial driving experience; basic computer skills to operate on-board computer.


Performance Foodservice

Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Experience: 2 - 4 Years experience with Commercial Driver's License (CDL); meet the medical requirements of the DOT; commercial driving experience; experience in foodservice distribution industry.

Company Description:

Performance Foodservice, PFG’s broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.