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Transportation Supervisor

Company Confidential Providence ,RI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


  • Full time positions shift starts at 5:00 p.m.


  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings and/or weekends
  • A minimum of 5 years of related field and/or a Bachelors degree
  • Knowledge of DOT (Department Of Transportation) regulations
  • Transportation experience dealing with legal, regulatory and operational issues, including customer service, logistics and carrier operations
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience managing front-line employees


  • Provide local interface and direction for dedicated carrier on issues and improvement projects
  • Assume ownership for financial forecasts and analysis related to the transportation cost center
  • Provide support to Market Unit facilities on transportation matters including, but not limited to: Identification and achievement of assigned productivity/cost improvement targets; resource requirements planning; wait time reduction
  • Assist in the development and implementation of inbound transportation programs that provide for continuous improvement
  • Develop effective relationships with internal customers (i.e. sales, logistics, plant, satellite warehouses etc.)
  • Provide location assistance for proper utilization of transportation tools such as rate and route guides
  • Resolve outstanding freight bills
  • Maintain equipment appearance and safety standards: instruct and train all company assigned to transport department in proper safety procedures and regulations; direct employees in identifying and correcting any unsafe conditions; eliminate avoidable accidents and improve department's performance

Company Confidential


Providence, RI