Transportation Supervisor

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Job Description: 

We are currently recruiting for a Transportation Supervisor who will coordinate the transportation of all the deliveries and inbound shipments of all productions; will be responsible for the transportation and logistical requirements for movement of all products from this location throughout Florida/Southeast. 

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Dispatching common carriers for deliveries
  • Negotiating rates and delivery schedules
  • Creating route plans with sales managers
  • Setting appointments and assisting carriers when issues arise
  • Monitoring rates/schedules/delivery and availability of trucks
  • 5+ years experience in transportation/fleet management in the perishable food/agriculture distribution industry
  • Previous experience with inventory/freight systems
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations and east coast traffic patterns
  • Degree in logistics, transportation or related field and/or a combination of education and related work
  • Ability to effectively negotiate contracts and vendor management
  • Ability to perform basic cost/benefit analysis
  • Solid PC skills in MS Office
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Sound judgment displaying willingness to make decisions
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written (bi lingual English/Spanish preferred but not required) 
  • Strong demonstrated ability to prioritize and plan work activities in an ever changing, fast paced environment

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Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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