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Transportation Manager

Job Details

  • Personnel management:
    • Direct, coordinate and supervise truck drivers and driver helpers
    • Manage driver schedules, vacation time, and reduce overtime
    • Ensure all routes are assigned to drivers daily
    • Assign driver helpers when appropriate
    • Conduct driver and driver helper personnel management functions:
      • Recruiting
      • Hiring and on-boarding
      • Training
      • Develop and enforce policy and procedure
      • Performance evaluation
      • Disciplinary actions, write-ups, suspensions and terminations
    • Conduct driver meetings every 3 months
  • Resolve delivery problems:
    • Assist in resolving truck issues, dispatching a relief vehicle and/or tow truck when necessary
    • Assist in resolving invoice and/or product issues
    • Coordinating redelivery of orders when necessary
  • Fleet management:
    • Manage and control vehicle costs, including vehicle fuel and repair costs
    • Coordinate preventative maintenance and repairs of fleet with outside repair companies
    • Maintain a contact list of repair facilities, tow companies, tire suppliers, etc related to all aspects of the fleet. Review pricing and work to reduce costs
    • Monitoring the level of fuel in the diesel tank, verifying best prices of fuel with suppliers, and ordering fuel as needed
  • Coordinate back-haul pickup of product purchased from suppliers


  • High School diploma (college degree preferred)
  • Supervisory skills
  • Computer skills
  • Customer service skills
  • General knowledge of state and local region
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Basic mechanical skills

Employment Application

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