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.
High School degree or G.E.D. required. Some experience in traffic scheduling preferred.
PREFERRED OFFICE/MACHINE EQUIPMENT EXPERIENCE:
Capable with a personal computer.
service and efficiency standards. Verify that drivers know and
- Develop daily schedules of deliveries and pickups that meet
adhere to their schedules. Assure that loads are consolidated to
the maximum possible extent.
drivers and their companies.
- Establish and maintain a professional working relationship with
Must maintain a good attendance record.
Perform any other tasks as assigned.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PSS World Medical - 4 years ago
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