Route Sales Supervisor
FDD - Columbia, SC

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The Route Sales Supervisor is responsible for managing DSD (direct store delivery) route sales drivers including training, objective setting and continuous improvement in route sales performance.
  • Sets work schedules, ensuring coverage of each route.
  • Trains route sales drivers to sell-in products, includes new, seasonal or line extensions.
  • Trains route sales drivers to manage inventory, and merchandise products.
  • Optimizes distribution productivity.
  • Sets objectives and tracks results for each route sales driver.
  • Ensures driver safety training conducted and coaches safe driving practices.
  • Utilizes data from Xatanet and other sources to manage KPI’s.
  • Ensures compliance with any DOT regulations.
  • Coaches and develops each route sales driver by demonstrating skills and route riding on regular basis.
  • Coordinates route settlement and inventory validation.
  • Coordinates and dispatches special deliveries.
  • Manages customer complaints.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
  • Two or four year college degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years sales experience in route sales delivery.
  • Previous supervisory experience a plus.
  • Licensed to drive trucks utilized.
  • DOT qualified.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Skill in organization, time management, prioritization, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs.
  • Strong team player who is able to work across multiple functions and disciplines.
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