GS Transportation Leader
PSS World Medical - Middletown, PA

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Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Transportation Leader schedules and routes truck deliveries and pickups, works closely with our driving team and the representatives and drivers of trucking firms to achieve and maintain high service levels, and coordinates drivers, equipment, and freight.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:
High School degree or G.E.D. required. Some experience in traffic scheduling preferred.

PREFERRED OFFICE/MACHINE EQUIPMENT EXPERIENCE:
Capable with a personal computer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Scheduling :
  • Develop daily schedules of deliveries and pickups that meet
service and efficiency standards. Verify that drivers know and
adhere to their schedules. Assure that loads are consolidated to
the maximum possible extent.

Carrier Relations:
  • Establish and maintain a professional working relationship with
drivers and their companies.

Must maintain a good attendance record.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Perform any other tasks as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises and offers leadership to subordinates in accordance with the organization’s policies and guidelines. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; implementing and executing sales strategies; addressing complaints and resolving problems as needed.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee subject to a typical office environment and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

APTITUDES PREFERRED:
Excellent communication, verbal, and writing skills. High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities. Excellent interpersonal abilities; ability to get along with diverse personalities; tactful, mature, and flexible. Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment. Resourceful, well organized, highly dependable, efficient and detailed oriented. Service oriented, but assertive/persuasive.

INTERACTIONS:
Individual will interact with all levels of management and various external contacts, as well as company employees.

TRAINING TO BE PROVIDED:
The company will encourage attendance at seminars and other training opportunities as needed.

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From basic supplies to sophisticated equipment, PSS World Medical keeps doctors offices and nursing homes stocked. The company distributes...