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Transportation Supervisor - Fort Wayne, IN at SUPERVALU Holdings Inc

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job Description:

Job Overview
Supervises daily Transportation activities and personnel for a specific shift to ensure functions are performed within Company and Distribution Center guidelines.  Provides excellent customer service to stores serviced through timely order deliveries. 
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Routes and schedules loads for distribution to the store, utilizing personnel and equipment in the most efficient manner.  

  • Ensures that merchandise is delivered in the best possible condition.

  • Coordinates with Warehouse personnel to ensure proper timing for delivery schedules.

  • Assigns drivers to loads ensuring compliance with Company and DOT guidelines.

  • Maintains good public relations with store management via telephone communications and store visits.  

  • Ensures all drivers comply with Company, Federal, State and Local laws and regulations.

  • Processes weekly/monthly DOT mileage report.

  • Ensures compliance with Company and government rules and regulations by all department personnel.

Job Requirements

  • Previous experience and/or formal training or education in transportation, preferably with the Company or in the grocery industry. Class A CDL, preferred.

  • Possess thorough knowledge of material handling equipment and traffic management to include truck and rail deliveries.

  • Must have a good working knowledge of government regulations pertaining to transportation.

  • Possess good leadership skills and the ability to supervise the work of others.  Must be able to motivate and work with and through others to achieve desired results.

  • Possess good communication skills, both verbal and written.  Deal effectively with a wide variety of people both in person and over the telephone.

  • Basic computer skills required and personal computer experience helpful, with word processing and spreadsheet applications preferred. 

  • Requires the analytical ability to handle administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe, and thorough completion of work activities. 

Why Work for SUPERVALU?
As one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SUPERVALU is dedicated to feeding our communities by providing innovative, customer-centric solutions. We deliver on that promise every day through a strong network of 30,000 talented employees who supply the best national brands and our own high-quality and affordable private label products to thousands of customers, and millions of consumers, nationwide. With a wide variety of services and industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers you the opportunity to shape the food industry through every stage of your career.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.  SUPERVALU is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor.