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Transportation Supervisor

Transportation Supervisor

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The Transportation Supervisor position for 1st or 2nd shift will perform the dispatching and supervisory functions for all drivers in a multi-function operation. In this role, a successful candidate must be able to balance multiple priorities including, but not limited to: customer service, driver management, dispatch, order entry and problem resolution. A person successful in this role may earn promotions and new opportunities within the company via our career development and succession planning processes. 

Job Description:

  • Promotes the organizational values of Respect, Trust ,Team ,Opportunity and the operating philosophy of Safety Customers Operations People Execution (SCOPE).
  • Demonstrates safety consciousness at all times and reports safety questions/concerns.
  • Promotes safety as a business value vs. business priority, through training, focusing, and informing others about company safety practices and procedures.
  • Maintains a clean working environment.
  • Supports site quality management system.
  • Performs driver scheduling, dispatching and load planning duties for company local, city and spotting drivers.
  • Acts as the front line supervisor for operational and customer service problem resolution reporting.
  • Protects the accuracy, integrity, and salability of Dist-Trans Co. while abiding by standard operating procedures.
  • Provides weekly key performance metrics to management.
  • Works with customers directly on load tender acceptance and load coverage.)
  • Completes all order entry for daily dispatch. 
  • Assist in the management of the driving force and assets.
  • Assists the Operations Manager on various tasks as needed. 
  • Maintains a positive rapport with Drivers, Customers and internal management.
  • Attends customer meetings to review metrics and operations when required.
  • Ability to work the hours necessary to cover operations and maintain a high level of customer service.


Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics or Supply Chain or another comparable degree. (Preferred)
  • 3 years or more of relevant experience, without a degree will be considered.
  • Proficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel is required.
  • Experience operating within the TMS Suites and Samsara, or similar systems, is highly preferred.
  • Prior experience managing a local fleet team is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, managers, teammates, and prospective customers.
  • Ability to multitask, provide root cause analysis and make sound operational decisions.
  • Excellent time management skills and prior experience with project management.
  • Prior experience supervising or managing people is a plus.




  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Matching 401k, paid holidays and vacations

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