Senior Transportation Manager
Wholesale Distribution Company - San Antonio, TX

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SUMMARY:
Directs and coordinates operational activities of delivery equipment and transportation department by performing the following duties personally.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Full knowledge of Delivery Driver position; one to two years prior experience as a delivery driver is helpful.
  • Thorough knowledge of Department of Transportation rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of delivery area is essential.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises 15+ Class A Delivery Drivers, local and remote in the Transportation Department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training drivers; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Procures state required certificates of title and arranges for registrations and state inspections.
  • Maintains Department of Transportation files and records. Updates files, arranges for renewals of driver physical, testing, etc.
  • Inspects delivery equipment, scheduling needed repair or service work.
  • Coordinates operation and maintenance of equipment, storage facilities, and repair facilities.
  • Analyzes purchases and repair costs to control expenditures, make suggestions on equipment in best interest of the company.
  • Verifies insurance coverage on vehicles.
  • Plans and directs safety campaigns, insures driver attendance at all safety meetings.
  • Insures drivers adhere to DOT Hours-of-Service regulations and Log-Book requirements.
  • Assists in negotiation with vendors to purchase delivery equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Assigns trucks and tractor/trailers for use.
  • Assigns delivery personnel to routes and trucks to achieve most efficient use of labor and equipment.
  • Maintains customer routes and sequencing, setting up most efficient delivery order.

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