As a Transportion Supervisor you will oversee a team of delivery drivers who make deliveries Monday-Friday driving our late model fleet of vehicles, including 16 & 24 trucks; all equipped with lift-gates. Our drivers deliver multiple stops per day to a variety of facilities and businesses. In general, our drivers run established routes; they will have the opportunity to get to know our customers, build relationships and create customer loyalty
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Manage a freight budget of +/- $5MM in annual spend.
Service levels to End User Customers including maximization of next day service model, damages, claims and return goods authorization.
Optimization of Replenishment service levels to four branch locations including daily replenishment via over-night class 8 tractor trailer operations.
Management of up to 30 drivers operating 5-6 days per week with night operations.
Working with RDC Operations Management on shipping characteristics and optimization of freight.
Relationship Management with all 3rd Party Service Partners including TL, LTL, UPS and Vehicle Maintenance Providers.
Assist in the development of TQM and Lean Initiatives for our logistics operations.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Will report to a Operations Manager.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Expertise in the Department of Transportation regulations for Commercial Vehicles
Excellent computer skills, specifically in MS Excel and MS Access
Familiarity with supply chain systems and tools.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
As a Transportation Supervisor you must be a team player with excellent customer service skills and the drive to succeed.
Qualified candidates are self-motivated, responsible, highly organized and able to multitask in a fast paced and changing environment. Successful candidates will have:
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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