Directs and supervises the work and productivity of drivers and clerical associates within the transportation department.
Ensures all drivers and other transportation department associates are appropriately trained in job duties as well as safety and legal responsibilities.
Anticipates, analyzes and troubleshoots problems with deliveries and devises cost-effective and legal solutions; and acts to implement same.
Schedules drivers for routes based on division devised methodology.
Conducts routine Safety and Driver Meetings.
Create an atmosphere in which upward communication is encouraged and motivate associates to achieve department goals and objectives
Ensure maintenance of driver qualification files.
Investigates all accidents, maintains an accident file, tracks causes and takes appropriate preventative action.
Understands and interprets DOT and other state and federal regulations.
Any projects that need to be attended to as a priority. **PLEASE NOTE - THIS POSITION WILL WORK A NIGHT SHIFT FOR APPROXIMATELY THE FIRST 90 DAYS BEFORE TRANSISTIONING TO A DAY POSITION**
4+ years in a transportation/delivery environment.
Prior leadership experience in a supervisory role.
Prior experience managing the administration of shipments.
Inventory control experience.
Familiar with regulatory requirements (OSHA, DOT, etc.).
Willing to work a night shift for first 90 days before transitioning into a day position.
Possess Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
Experience with fleet management software (i.e., XATA).
Experience with material safety data sheet information (MDSD).
Additional Information: Travel Percentage: 50%
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