DHL Global Forwarding (USA)

Transportation Supervisor – Tunkhannock – USA

Job Overview

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 & Experience

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

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