DHL Global Forwarding (USA)

Transportation Supervisor – Hudson – USA

Job Overview

Transportation Supervisor

Transportation is a pillar for any supply chain, and at DHL Supply Chain you are a part of everyday life; because a storm or the breakdown of a truck shouldn’t stop our customer’s products from getting to the consumer when they need them the most. Working in transportation, you will be a part of our business. All members of our transportation teams ensure that the supply chain doesn’t break. They work tirelessly with internal and external parties to guarantee the best solution for the customer. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, and you are looking for a good challenge to grow your career in transportation; DHL has the opportunity for you.

Job Description

  • Oversee the operations of the truck fleet to assure that high service levels are attained at minimum expense.
  • Responsible for developing an accurate means of record keeping to effectively monitor shipments and drivers.
  • Maintain accurate files on vehicle use, condition, and maintenance
  • Ensure tractors and trailers are effectively utilized by developing efficient delivery schedules
  • Implement an inspection program to safeguard the equipment and a maintenance program to keep equipment in effective operating condition
  • Recommend the appropriate specifications for new equipment
  • Recommend programs to the Transportation Manager on improving the operation of the fleet
  • Provide a level of delivery service that meets or exceeds customer expectations
  • Direct the operations of the clerical staff and drivers to achieve prescribed objectives
  • Develop and maintain a productive work team by hiring, training, and professional development
  • Match the skill and background of associates to the work required
  • Apply sound communication and motivational techniques, supervise, counsel, and discipline subordinates
  • Implement performance evaluation system for recommending promotions, wage increases, and terminations
  • Implement a driver safety program
  • Process bills of lading, making sure that proper charges are billed in the appropriate manner
  • Establish a trip reporting procedure and process the trip reports from all drivers and shipments
  • Assure the timely creation and filing of Department of Transportation reports

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, required
  • 0 to 3 years experience in transportation and fleet management, required

Our Organization has a business casual environment and focuses on teamwork, associate development, training, and continuous improvement. We offer competitive wages, excellent affordable insurance benefits (including health, dental, vision and life), 401K plan, paid vacation and holidays.

Our Organization is an equal opportunity employer.

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